Ford revealed today the facelifted version of the best-selling Fiesta showing a sharper design as well as a handful of exclusive technology features. Set to be on stage tomorrow in Amsterdam at company’s special “Go Further” product event hosted by Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally, the new Fiesta will surprise the customers with an advanced package of technologies such as voice-activated in-car connectivity system Ford SYNC, Active City Stop and the European debut of MyKey. Moreover, its hood will hide the acclaimed 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine a.k.a. the 2012 “International Engine of the Year” and is expected to deliver best-in-class fuel economy.
In terms of design, the new Ford Fiesta shows a trapezoidal front grille, bracketed by laser-cut headlamps with daytime running lamps that use LED technology, and features a power-dome bonnet design. This design is inspired by the new design language, seen also on the 2013 Ford Fusion. Same theme is continued at the interior where the small hatch promises to deliver a harmonious and ergonomically optimized interior.
The Ford SYNC in-car connectivity system is also present there and enables owners to voice-activate phone calls and music selection from devices connected via Bluetooth or USB. Furthermore, the new Fiesta is the first in its segment to debut the MyKey, enabling parents to encourage safer driving and limit their teenager’s exposure to risk at the wheel. MyKey can also limit the audio volume limits and it can turn it on after the seat belts are fastened and ensures driver aids.