New Ford Fiesta 2017 WRC revealed
Posted on 13 Dec 2016
Hot on the heels of the unveiling of the new Ford Fiesta at a special launch event in Cologne, images of the latest Ford Fiesta WRC edition have been released. Built by leading specialist M-Sport, it takes advantage of the updated edition of the UK’s best-selling car.
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Powered by a 1.6l EcoBoost engine that produces an impressive 380bhp with 332lb of torque, it features a new six-speed gearbox that uses a hydraulic shift that sends drive via a multi-disc clutch to each of the four wheels. Taking full advantage of the new WRC rules regarding aerodynamics, the Ford Fiesta 2017 WRC model includes impressive dive planes, a huge rear wing and a front and rear splitters.
Speaking about the upcoming Ford Fiesta 2017 WRC, Malcolm Wilson owner of M-Sport commented, “Entering a new era in the FIA World Rally Championship, there is a real sense of excitement throughout the team, and rightly so as I believe we have created something extremely special in the new Ford Fiesta WRC”, he added “More than 95% has been designed from scratch and our team has had whatever they’ve wanted to build the best possible car. No expense has been spared, and we start the 2017 season with one goal in mind: returning to the top step of the podium,”
The new Ford Fiesta is set to arrive at Jennings Ford in 2017. For more information about the latest Ford Fiesta range visit a Jennings Ford dealership or call 0333 414 9750 to speak to Ford team member today.
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