American car makers will soon introduce another hi-performance model with “RS” badge, which will come as 2018 Ford Fiesta RS. As you probably known, in recent months company introduced several hi-performance models like Shelby GT 350R or Ford GT, and there are also several other that will come in near future. This will be the smallest one. It will be a Ford’s vision of how sports car should look in small pack. New model is in advanced phase of development, and it is expected to come soon. Main characteristics of this model will be plenty of power, attractive look, and overall design which will come completely directed to the racing manner.
2018 Ford Fiesta RS redesign
The 2018 Ford Fiesta RS will be a hi-performance version of company’s popular subcompact hatchback. Just like other models with RS-badge, this one will also come with excellent performances and attractive racing look. When it is about exterior design, we will see one very attractive car, which will come in completely racing manner. Base design will be just like on standard model. The 2018 Ford Fiesta RS will come with the pretty much same shape and design language as standard model. On the other side, it will come with plenty of unique details, which will provide extremely attractive look, which will be even more aggressive than in ST’s case. Some of the most notable details will be things like huge roof spoiler, unique design of wheels, racing bumpers with large air-intakes etc.
2018 Fiesta RS interior
Interior will come in completely same manner. The 2018 Fiesta RS will feature sporty cabin, with will come with racing seats, steering wheel etc. Also, you will notice that this model will come without any unnecessary features inside, in order to save any possible pound, for better performances.
2018 Ford Fiesta RS engine
The 2018 Ford Fiesta RS will come with plenty of power. It will use company’s advanced 1.6 liter EcoBoost engine, which will be tuned up to over 240 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque, for this occasion. This should be enough for a 0-60 sprint in less than six seconds. Also, we expect to see AWD configuration offered as optional.
2018 Ford Fiesta RS release date and price
The 2018 Ford Fiesta RS will come somewhere in the second half of next year, while price is expected to go somewhere around 25.000 dollars. Main competitors will be models like Fiat 500 Abarth and Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop.