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Ford in the Press – Week ending 25.07.14

Aug-03-2014 12:00 AM ET

​Fiesta ST and Ford Mustang feature prominently in the press this week…

Fuel-Sipping Fiesta with EcoBoost Engine Grabs Multiple Honors at Texas Auto Writers Association Rally

Apr-29-2014 11:50 AM ET

​​FORT WORTH, Texas  Ford Fiesta with the award-winning EcoBoost engine won four major categories in a 49-vehicle event at the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Auto Roundup rally competition held Monday at Texas Motor Speedway.

Top Spec Fiesta ST3 Hits UK Showrooms

Apr-24-2014 3:00 AM ET

BRENTWOOD, England – Ford has launched a new flagship version of its multi-award-winning Ford Fiesta ST.

Rookie of the Year: Ford Fiesta ST Wins 22 Awards in its Debut Season

Apr-08-2014 3:00 PM ET

​​​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST will need a bigger trophy room.​

It’s Official - Fiesta ST is UK’s Best Performance Car

Feb-28-2014 8:00 AM ET

​The Ford Fiesta ST’s lengthy honours list has grown once again with the addition of “Best Performance Car” from the inaugural UK Car of the Year Awards.

Ford Fiesta ST is Portugal’s Top Gear Car of the Year

Feb-11-2014 2:00 AM ET

LISBON, Portugal – Ford’s award winning Fiesta ST has been crowned 2013 Car of the Year by Top Gear Magazine in Portugal.

MotorWeek Names Fiesta ST Best Subcompact Car

Feb-10-2014 7:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST’s combination of power, reliability and innovation has earned it another accolade – MotorWeek’s Drivers’ Choice Award for Best Subcompact Car. The European-style five-door Fiesta ST “packs a potent performance punch,” said MotorWeek, citing the car’s 197-horsepower 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine and a “lowered suspension that carries the goods through corners.”

Ford in the Press – Week ending 17.01.13

Jan-22-2014 2:30 AM ET

​Ford Fiesta ST, new Ford EcoSport and Ford Transit Custom are just some of the Ford products generating great press in Europe this week…

The Fiesta ST Slides onto this Year’s ’Hagerty Hot List’

Jan-16-2014 11:40 AM ET

​DEARBORN - According to collectible car insurance provider, Hagerty, alongside classic Alfa Romeos and muscle cars will be Ford’s very own Fiesta ST. According to this year’s “Hagerty Hot List” which lists vehicles that are likely to be collector’s items within the next 25 years, the excitement surrounding the ST’s performance and styling help it stand out across the board.

Early Success for Fiesta as it Wins Two 2014 Awards

Jan-10-2014 2:00 AM ET

BRENTWOOD, England – The Fiesta has made a flying start to 2014 year with a double awards success. Ford’s top-selling small car has been named as 2014 Best Small Car in the prestigious What Car? Awards, with the ST voted Best Hot Hatch.​

Fiesta ST is French Sports Car of the Year

Dec-04-2013 3:00 AM ET

PARIS, France – Ford Fiesta ST has been crowned Sports Car of the Year by Echappement magazine in France. Fiesta ST beat nine competitors to the title and is the sixth Ford model to win Echappement Magazine’s prestigious award.

Ford Fiesta ST Earns Popular Mechanics Excellence Award

Nov-21-2013 6:10 AM ET

​DEARBORN – The Ford Fiesta ST was recently voted the best handling car in the Popular Mechanics 2014 Automotive Excellence Awards. Each year, Popular Mechanics editors select ten best cars and trucks from a variety of categories including design, performance and technical innovation. Representatives from the publication delivered the award to Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of The Americas, during a new hire orientation event last week.

Double Success for Ford at Scottish Car of the Year

Oct-16-2013 2:00 AM ET

​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford is celebrating a double victory at the Scottish Car of the Year awards, where Fiesta ST took Best Hot Hatch title and Ford’s MyKey technology was judged Innovation of the Year.

Esquire: Ford Fiesta ST Earns Small Car of the Year Award

Oct-14-2013 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST perfectly fits Esquire’s theme for its 2013 Car of the Year awards – “the rise of performance.” Fiesta ST’s award-winning 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine produces 197 horsepower, providing the car unmatched power and performance, Esquire says, with only the pricier 181-hp Mini Cooper S and 160-hp Fiat 500 Abarth coming anywhere close.

Ken Block Heats up the Pavement in Toronto

Oct-11-2013 6:00 AM ET

​TORONTO - Ken Block, professional rally driver, social media sensation and all-around cool guy was heating up the pavement in Toronto recently, helping Ford of Canada launch the all-new Ford Fiesta ST.

Fiesta ST Crowned UK’s Best Value Driver’s Car

Oct-03-2013 3:00 PM ET

BRENTWOOD, England - Ford’s Fiesta ST has seen off Toyota’s GT86 and Renault’s Mégane RS to clinch the title of Britain’s Best Value Driver’s Car following a head-to-head showdown staged by Autocar Magazine.​

Ford to Offer Complimentary ST Octane Academy Driving Experience for Ford Fiesta ST, Focus ST Owners

Aug-01-2013 7:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - Above the sound of screeching tires and racing engines, the school bell is being rung for acolytes of Ford’s Fiesta ST and Focus ST high-performance small cars.

Ford Increases Fiesta ST Production to Meet Huge Demand

Jul-31-2013 8:55 AM ET

COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company is increasing production of the critically-acclaimed new Fiesta ST hot hatch after receiving twice as many orders as expected in Europe in its first six months on sale.

Ford Fiesta ST Sweeps Podium in Fifth Round of Global Rallycross Championship

Jul-22-2013 6:05 AM ET

​BRISTOL, Tenn. – That sweeping sound you heard came from Ford Fiesta STs.

Ford Launches its Fastest Fiesta ST for Performance Car Lovers in China

Jul-05-2013 1:35 AM ET

BEIJING, China — Ford is set to further ignite Chinese performance car lovers’ enthusiasm this summer with another new arrival from its ST product range, the highly anticipated new Ford Fiesta ST. Sharing the same Ford ST DNA with the Focus ST, the new Fiesta ST expands the company’s offering in China’s performance vehicle segment and delivers the ultimate driving experience to car enthusiasts in an even nimbler three-door version.

Four for Ford at 2013 Auto Express Awards

Jul-03-2013 2:40 AM ET

​BRENTWOOD, England  – Ford swept the board at this year’s Auto Express Awards with four honours – more than any other manufacturer – including two for the Fiesta.

Ford Australia Proudly Presents New Ford Fiesta and Fiesta ST

Jul-01-2013 4:15 AM ET

MELBOURNE, Australia — Ford Australia announced the entry of two of its latest models to the market today, the New Ford Fiesta with its stunning looks and even greater connectivity, and the most powerful and dynamic Fiesta ever with the New Fiesta ST.

Ford in the Press – Week 24

Jun-28-2013 5:30 AM ET

Ford’s multi award-winning 1.0-Litre EcoBoost continues to feature strongly across European media this week, as does Fiesta ST, B-MAX and Kuga. ​

Ford in the Press – Week 23

Jun-20-2013 7:00 AM ET

​B-MAX, Fiesta ST and Focus Electric are the big newsmakers in this week’s European media…

Ford in the Press – Week 22

Jun-13-2013 2:50 AM ET

​B-MAX’s superb sales results, 1.0-litre EcoBoost winning International Engine of The Year 2013, Fiesta ST’s class-leading driving dynamics, and an increase in Kuga production are just some of the big Ford stories featured in this week’s European media…

Ford Launches Fiesta ST in South Africa

Jun-11-2013 5:35 AM ET

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has successfully launched the Fiesta ST.  A total of 70 automotive and lifestyle media separated into three groups, spent the day racing, handbrake parking and enjoying the Monster Fiesta over three days.

Ford Brings Competition to the Customer; Hosts 13-City EcoBoost Challenge

Jun-03-2013 6:10 AM ET

​DEARBORN – Ford is taking the competition head on, inviting customers across the country to put the automaker’s popular fuel efficient EcoBoost powered vehicles to the test against its competitors while also getting the opportunity to drive the highly anticipated Fiesta ST.

Ford France Launches Fiesta ST Facebook Competition

May-20-2013 2:30 AM ET

​PARIS, France – Ford France is offering Facebook followers the chance to win a VIP track test in the new Fiesta ST.

Ford Fiesta ST Sets Seriously Rapid Pace in First Few Months on Sale

May-17-2013 6:25 AM ET

COLOGNE, Germany – The Ford Fiesta ST – Ford’s fastest ever production small car – is off to a fast start with hot-hatch connoisseurs placing 3,000 orders since March.

Global Rallycross Podium at the Inaugural Summer X Games 2013 in Foz do Iguacu

May-16-2013 6:00 AM ET

​FOZ DO IQUACU, Brazil - Ford swept the Global Rallycross Podium at the Inaugural Summer X Games 2013 in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil last month with GRC rookie Scott Speed earning gold in his Ford Fiesta. OlsbergsMSE drivers Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen and Patrik Sandell captured silver and bronze, respectively.