250 HP for the new Ford Fiesta RS

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Ford Fiesta will receive the initials RS. The hatchback will use the 1.6-litre engine from the current ST, but with a performance 246 CV and a vehicle look more aggressive.

Ford-Fiesta-RSCs part of the expansion plans of Ford Performance, which includes the launch of 12 new products of sporting character, the Party will receive the treatment RS. The new compact sports car will comply in addition with the purpose of to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Party.

according to what this week points to the German publication Autobild, the new Ford Fiesta RS is going to use the engine EcoBoost 1.6-liter that uses the version ST, but suitable modified to obtain a performance that moves it closer to the 250-horsepower. Although it is speculated with the possibility that use four wheel drive, what is most likely is that Ford chooses to continue to use front-wheel drive with limited-slip differential, and a cost of lesser development.

In the field of aesthetics it is expected a large part of the visual present in the Focus RS, that is to say generous front air intake, fins, rear spoiler, a diffuser and larger alloy wheels of specific format. The same would be true on the inside, with a few sports seats greater subjection and some of the exclusive details typical of this version.

it Is unknown what will be its benefits, but the version of ST that uses the same propellant, but with 182 HP, can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6,9 seconds.