2018 Ford Fiesta RS Price, Release Date
The very popular manufacturer has planning to release the new model with the name 2018 Ford Fiesta RS. The last launched 6th version of the Fiesta, which was named as ST200 obtained satisfactory results. But still, it was not even close to an RS version.
2018 Ford Fiesta RS – Exterior and Interior Design
In terms of its outer appearance, the Ford pays more attention to its styling by making it more aerodynamic and better suspension abilities. It might receive a fascia and new sets of wheels. The new sets of LEDS aim to give more visibility and dual exhaust system gives the 2018 Ford Fiesta RS the WRC rally look. The American car manufacturer has aimed to give RS version of Fiesta a completely new look as opposed to the ST version. Although Ford has not taken heed of any hybrid rumors, it’s going to get a typical smaller rally inspired hatchback set to compete with Renault Clio 200 and Fiat 500 Abarth.
From the inside, the Ford Fiesta RS will house more comfortable interior set to please the driver and the passengers. To do that, sporty finish comfortable seats will compensate for the newly designed sport inspired steering.
Not only will this give a tighter and rally like feel, but it will also ensure lesser noise percolation in the inside providing a smoother ride. The interior probably gets an aluminum finish and leather covers with red outlines.
The standard dashboard seen in regular Fiesta-S is expected in the RS version of the same vehicle only with minor additions. The SYNC3 multimedia will be available with driving assistance and advanced traction control for better grip of the car. Additionally the 2018 Ford Fiesta RS will have dual airbags for more safety and anti-lock braking systems with rear view cameras for blind spot detection ability.
2018 Ford Fiesta RS – Engine Rumors
Based on Global B platform of smaller hatchbacks, this vehicle also attempts to put in more power in a slightly bigger body. Although Ford has not yet confirmed exact combination of powertrain abilities to be put in this vehicle, it’s expected to get more than 240 HP. This can be achieved by the expected 1.6 liters EcoBoost engine.
This FWD vehicle will be fitted with a six-speed manual transmission. Another turbocharged engine is also expected. The Ford has agreed to smash all expectation of this vehicle being an AWD. However, the Ford Fiesta RS is expected to gain more weight to add to its stability. Ford Fiesta RS will provide a fuel economy of 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg in highways.
2018 Ford Fiesta RS – Debut Date and Price
The 2018 Ford Fiesta RS is expected to be released in the mid or at the tail end of 2017. While the base trim is expected at $27,000, higher trims might be available for an excess of $35,000.