This is where the engine will get you to 120PS at 6,500rpm and 152Nm of torque at 4,500rpm. The engine is mate d with a 6 speed automatic transmission gearbox that comes with Ford’s own Powershift Twin clutch transmission. This gives it a better performance as compared to its competitors like the Mazda2 which comes with the usual automatic transmission gearbox.
Ford Malaysia has been putting plans in place to launch numerous new models this year and with the Fiesta, it would just add on to its widely anticipated Ford Focus diesel as well as the new petrol version They are also planning to launch the S-MAX MPV soon which will compete against the Japanese cars in the MPV market. Apart from that, many are also looking forward to its upcoming Mondeo which had been widely successful in the United States.
Standard fittings here include dual SRS airbags in front, ABS brakes with EBD and ESP (Electronic Stability Programme with Traction Control) system. Apart from that, you will like its sports tuned suspension adjusted within its 16 inch alloy wheels. The ESP system is also one of the few that comes with cars in this segment. Other fittings in this upcoming model are its nice looking rear spoilers and foglamps, a cool audio system that comes with USB connectivity and fabric seats as starters. The Fiesta, is one of the best selling models in Europe where safety features and equipments are put as main priorities so to say the least, you can expect most if not all such fittings to come along with the Malaysian ones particularly with the airbags and such.
Apart from that, a 1.4 liter Duratec engine too might be available. this is it is the less powerful version which comes with a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox. Duractec of course means Duratec Twin Independent Variable Cam timing) which is built with an aluminum cylinder head and block with variable valve timing which are independent and electronically controlled. A smaller version might be available although no further information was disclosed.