Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

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Ford's future hatchbacks sound really interesting as the US car manufacturer sheds some light on the next generation of Fiesta ST.

Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

The performance version of the current Fiesta ST model is likely to get an updated version of the company's new 1-litre three-cylinder EcoBoost turbocharged engine.

Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

The current model Fiesta ST is powered by the 1.6-litre turbocharged engine. The new engines are considered as the next logical step from Ford.

Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

The powerful version of the 1-litre EcoBoost engine is currently producing 138bhp. But Ford has been developing the 1-litre mill and even showcased a 202bhp version.

Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

Ford have already stated that it will halve the production of the four-cylinder engine plant in Bridgend UK.

Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

Ford Europe Head of Small Cars, Darren Palmer said, ""We're seeing more and more of what we can do with the 1.0-litre engine in development and the signs are promising."

Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

He added, "It's a great engine - it sounds brilliant and there's loads of torque when the turbo comes on boost, so we're looking into things for the next ST."

Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

The next-gen Ford Fiesta is one of the crucial models for the company and the development team is heavily focusing on the chassis tuning.

Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST To Be Equipped With New 1-Litre Engine

Palmer further said, "There's still a huge demand for the ST - we've seen that with the current ST200. But we want to offer more, so expect more performance and efficiency."

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Story first published: Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 14:54 [IST]
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