Ford works hardly on its hi-performance models. Just in past few months we saw several new models such as GT, Shelby GT 350, Focus RS, Raptor, and company claim that there will be even more new models in the future. One of these upcoming models is 2017 Ford Fiesta RS, which is expected to come soon. New model will be a high-performance version of popular subcompact, which will be characterized by great performances and race-like appearance, just it is case with other models with RS badge. New model has been spotted in some test drives and we already have some very fresh details about it.
2017 Ford Fiesta RS redesign and features
The 2017 Ford Fiesta RS will be a high-performance version of popular subcompact car. Although it will be based on standard model, it will also feature plenty of unique characteristics in all aspects. When it is about visual appearance, expect very aggressive styling, in the same manner like Focus RS. So, we will see base model, which will be equipped with plenty of body parts which will emphasize its sporty character. At the front end, we will see recognizable trapezoidal grille, sporty bumper, large air intakes and also new hood, which could even come with some carbon fiber elements. At the rear end, a large roof spoiler will be installed. Also we will see a redesigned bumper with integrated diffuser. Also, expect many unique details like specially-designed wheel, exhaust tips and many other.
2017 Ford Fiesta RS interior
When it is about interior, 2017 Fieast RS will come with many racing-like features. Some of the most notable ones will be Recaro seats, sporty steering wheel with flat bottom, alloy pedals etc.
2017 Ford Fiesta RS under the hood
New 2017 Ford Fiesta RS will come with more power than any Fiesta had so far. It will probably come with the familiar 1.6 liter EcoBoost engine, which will be significantly tuned up for this occasion. According to some reports, new model will have around 240 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque. With this amount of power, 2017 Ford Fiesta RS will probably go from zero to sixty in less than 6 seconds. There are rumors that new model will also come in AWD varaint, but doesn’t seem so likely at this point.
2017 Ford Fiesta RS release date, price and competition
The 2017 Ford Fiesta RS is expected to come by the end of year. Some prediction say that new model will cost around 25.000 dollars, roiughly. Main competitors will be models like Fiat 500 Abarth and Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop.