Thanks Dad! It’s been one “L” of a journey…

Carlo Tedeschi’s children have traditional names: Cristina, Monica, Francesco, Massimo, Paolo, Valentina, Chiara… and Fiesta? Rather than running out of Italian names, Carlo and his wife Gianfranca see their small white car, bought 38 years ago, as their eighth child. And when, two years ago, Carlo was diagnosed with cancer, his seven “other” children immediately […]

Fiesta fantastic four

What could be better than a new Fiesta? How about four new Fiestas? We’ve pulled the covers off four brand new versions of Europe’s favourite the small car at a special “Go Further” event next door to the factory where the Fiesta is made, in Cologne, Germany. Each has a unique personality, meaning more chances […]

Has the boy racer finally grown up?

Hot hatches – sporty small cars with a powerful engines – were once the preserve of “petrol head” car fans, but are fast becoming a mainstream choice for car-buyers who are a far cry from the stereotypical “boy racer”. New research shows the average hot hatch buyer is now in their forties, compared to 2010 […]

Which decade do you belong in?

Are you a 70s groover? Were you acceptable in the 80s? Did you think the 90s were ‘da bomb’? Or are you “like, OMG” for the 21st century? To celebrate 40 years of our Ford Fiesta, the small car that’s spanned five different decades, we’ve created a quiz that lets you find out which decade — […]

Back to the Future in a 1976 Ford Fiesta

Karel Willaert was a Test Engineer at Lommel Proving Ground in Belgium. Forty Years ago his team tested the prototype Mark 1 Fiesta. They drove the Fiesta 24-hours a day on all surfaces and conditions before it went on the market. 40 years later he gets back into the first generation Fiesta and takes us […]

Meet our first new ST-Line models

We are introducing a new range of cars inspired by our acclaimed Fiesta ST and Focus ST performance models. Launched with the new Fiesta ST-Line and Focus ST-Line, the ST-Line range offers sporty styling and powerful and efficient engines including our award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine. Models will also offer sport suspension and body styling; […]

Fiesta ST200: first impressions… fast

Pop science says you have 7 seconds to make a good impression when you meet someone for the first time. That’s more than enough time for our new Fiesta ST200. It’s the fastest and most powerful road-going Fiesta hot-hatchback we’ve ever built – and sprints from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in just 6.7 seconds. The […]