Archives for August 30th, 2013

Ford Offering Focus ST, Fiesta ST Test Drives At EcoBoost Challenge

Want to get behind the wheel of a Ford Focus ST or the upcoming Fiesta ST? The Blue Oval will give fans a chance this summer with a thirteen-city tour called the EcoBoost Challenge. In addition to driving the hot hatchbacks, the EcoBoost challenge will also let drivers test Ford hybrid vehicles. Each of the Ford EcoBoost Challenge events will also feature a special “hypermiling” course, with instructors showing drivers how to get the best fuel ...

Shanghai Motor Show: Ford Goes Back To Basics With The Escort Concept

Ford showed off a new concept at the Shanghai Motor Show with a name from the past: the Escort Concept. Ford says the Escort Concept “ designed to meet the demands of Chinese consumers within a specific subsegment of China’s largest and fastest-growing segments, compact cars.” Not a bad place to start since compact cars made up 25 percent of total car sales in China last year. The Escort Concept carries many of Ford’s design trademarks ...

Ford Reveals The Estimated Fuel Economy For The 2014 Fiesta ST

This week, Ford has revealed the estimated fuel economy numbers for the upcoming 2014 Fiesta ST. The company says the pocket rocket should return 26 MPG in the City, 35 MPG on the Highway, and 29 MPG Combined. Not bad for a subcompact that is packing 197 horsepower and 202 pound-feet of torque. Now please note these aren’t the official numbers from the EPA. We’ll likely get those numbers when the Fiesta ST goes on sale ...