2016 Ford Fiesta RS specs, price, release date – The high-performance subcompact cars have become very popular in the last few years, especially amongst the younger drivers. Every bigger car manufacturer offers this kind of a car and the Ford Company is also there. They have already launched a few Sports variants of the already popular subcompact Fiesta. Now we are expecting the new Ford Fiesta RS 2016, which is expected to come out soon. The new RS model will come with new styling, and with excellent performances to show.
2016 Ford Fiesta RS redesign
It is expected that the new RS model will have many design solutions borrowed from the new Ford Focus RS, and on the other hand, it will also be influenced by the WRC version. The front end will feature new Focus RS style front fascia. The new Ford Fiesta RS 2016 will also have a larger, trapezoidal shape grille and redesigned side air dams. Many carbon fiber details all over the body are also expected to be applied. As far as the back of the car goes, a large roof spoiler and a new redesigned bumper with an integrated diffuser will be placed.
When talking about the interior of the 2016 Ford Fiesta RS, it will be equipped with several unique details. There will be many racing-style features, such as the flat-bottom steering wheel, alloy sports pedals and a modified shifter, and Recaro seats. The instrument panel will also suffer some upgrading in order to improve the sport look of the car. The new Fiesta RS model will also feature Ford’s well known hi-tech features like SYNC infotainment system.
Ford Fiesta RS 2016 specs
The new Ford Fiesta RS 2016 will not get a new engine, but improved current 1.6-liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost. It is expected that this engine will be upgraded so that it can produce up to 240 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. With that much power, the new model will be able to go from 0 to 60 mph under 6 seconds, while the top speed is expected to be around 140 mph. There are also some rumors that say that the 2016 Ford Fiesta RS will come in AWD configuration, but that is not officially confirmed yet.
2016 Ford Fiesta RS price and release date
The possible release date of the new Ford Fiesta RS 2016 is expected to be somewhere around the end of this year or at the beginning of 2016, while the price for the new 2016 Fiesta RS should be around $25,000 US dollars. Models like Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop and Fiat 500 Abarth and are seen as the main rivals of the new 2016 Ford Fiesta RS in this class.
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