Due to popular demand, Ford is adding the Fiesta Sport+ special edition based on the three-door version for the European market. The new Fiesta Sport+ offers numerous exterior and interior changes, plus a modified 1.6-liter gasoline powerplant in order to attract more performance-oriented buyers.
On the exterior, the Sport+ is different from its more monotonous brethren by the custom Performance Blue with contrasting racing stripes and a complete bodykit that features a new front bumper, wider side skirts, roof-mounted spoiler and rear diffuser enclosed with twin-pipe exhaust. The special Fiesta featuresdd 17-inch alloy wheels that are also finished in white color.
Within the interior, the Sport+ comes with sport seats compliment with blue stitching, while the leather steering wheel, handbrake handle and gear knob, side airbags and Motorsport-branded floor mats and scuff plates are all added to the sport package.
But the main change is the revised 1.6-liter Duratec Ti-VCT four-cylinder engine producing 134 horsepower and 118 lb-ft of torque, which is 14 horsepower and 6 lb-ft more than the standard engine. Performance numbers have been improved a bit with the new found power, which enables the Fiesta Sport+ to sprints from zero to 62 mph in 8.7 seconds with top speed of 121 mph;d that is about 1.2 seconds faster than the 120-hp standard version.
The Fiesta Sport+ will only be available in Europe with a starting base price of €18,090.