Spied - U.S. Spec Ford Fiesta

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  1. August Burns

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    Fords game changer

    Autoblog reader Chris stopped for a Whopper with cheese at just the right moment the other day, as he happened upon a U.S.-spec Ford Fiesta five-door hatchback in his local Burger King's parking lot. The car's status was confirmed by the rather open Ford engineer who was driving it, who claimed that his car was 98% production ready for the U.S. He even let Chris sit in it, and he reports that the interior (see pic here) fit and finish was top notch with soft-touch materials and some seriously impressive seats. He told us the switch gear, IP dials, etc. also worked well and that he was surprised to find push button start in such a small car. While Chris did ask about what was powering this particular Fiesta, the engineer refused to comment saying only "we should be excited with what the plans are." Consider us excited. Thanks for the tip, Chris!
    http://www.autoblog.com/08/08/22/u-s-spec-ford-fiesta-snapped-at-burger-king/

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  2. August Burns

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    woah big pics
     
  3. you know me

    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    in for TT AWD?
     
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    Interior is weird, but a great offering from ford.
     
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  7. deusexaethera

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    Get rid of the silver accents in the cabin and the silly little diffuser on the hatch, and it will be just right.
     
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    Honda Civic looking steering wheel
     
  10. James B. Rustled

    James B. Rustled Everyday I'm Rustlin OT Supporter

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    looks like a fit.

    a TT AWD model would be sick.
     
  11. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    i haven't been exciting for a ford in a while...
    depending on reviews, a white 3 door 5 speed could be in my future...
     
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    Nice Autobot dash.
     
  13. slowbird

    slowbird I am the son, and the heir, of a shyness that is c OT Supporter

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  14. you know me

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    i guess i can see that a little bit
     
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    Good for Ford, GM is dragging it's feet.
     
  16. deusexaethera

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    Ford has a bunch of good Euro models ready to go. GM is having to create good models first.

    I really want a Volt. I hope they don't suck.
     
  17. deusexaethera

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    TWIN turbo? Jesus Christ on a stick, you'd kill yourself just starting the engine.

    Single turbo FWD would be plenty in that car, just like it's plenty in the Mazdaspeed 3.
     
  18. you know me

    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    failed reading comp did ya?
     
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    Apparently so. I just re-read the entire thread and I can't see what you think I failed to comprehend.
     
  20. you know me

    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    where did anyone say anything a fwd turbo?
     

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