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2014 Ford Fiesta ST
The ST is a performance-oriented model of Fiesta. The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST is an all-new model that was developed by the combined efforts of Team RS in Europe and SVT in the United States, and it is a part of ST Ford’s performance brand that debuted in North America with the launch of the Focus ST. The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST is a sub-compact, front-wheel drive five-passenger hatchback that has a plenty of power in a lightweight body.
The new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST comes with a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 197 hp and 214 lb-ft of torque. This powerful engine comes together with a six-speed manual transmission, performance-tuned steering, performance-tuned suspension and an electronic torque vectoring to aid high-speed handling in corners.
The Fiesta ST comes standard with SYNC (Ford’s Bluetooth connectivity system that allows smartphone uses to place calls and stream music by using voice commands or steering wheel-mounted buttons) and MyFord Touch (an infotainment system that builds on SYNC by letting users control everything from navigation to climate control to the sound system with voice commands and replaces conventional sound system knobs and buttons with a center-mounted 6.5-inch touchscreen).
2013 Ford C-Max
The all-new 2013 Ford C-Max is a five-passenger MAV (multi-activity vehicle). Available in Europe since 2003, the C-Max is a newcomer for the U.S. market. In Europe C-Max is offered with a choice of two diesels and two gasoline engines, but in the US, the all-new C-Max is offered exclusively with hybrid technology. The all-new 2013 Ford C-Max is a real and powerful competitor for the legendary Toyota Prius, also competing with Honda Insight and Nissan Leaf.
The all-new 2013 Ford C-Max is available in three front-wheel drive trim levels: SE Hybrid, SEL Hybrid and Energi. The 2013 C-Max Hybrid SE comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, full power accesories, 4-way manual seats, power mirrors with integrated signal lights, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a six-speaker sound system with a CD-player and an iPod/USB interface. The Power Liftgate and Rear Park Aid package adds ambient lighting, a power liftgate and rear parking sensors. The Winter package includes heated mirrors and heated seats. The MyFord Touch interface and a navigation system can be added as options.
The C-Max SEL Hybrid and Energi add heated front seats, 10-way power driver seat, keyless ignition, keyless entry, leather upholstery, foglamps, heated mirrors and an auto-dimming rear mirror. The main difference between the C-Max SEL Hybrid and the C-Max Energi is the plug-in capability (the C-Max Energi has an external charge port and a larger lithium-ion battery than C-Max Hybrid). The Premium Audio and Navigation package adds a nine-speaker Sony sound system and a navigation system.
2013 Ford Escape
The 2013 Ford Escape (known as Kuga in Europe and Asia) is a midsize five-passenger SUV that has a competitive list of technology and safety features. The all-new 2013 Ford Escape replaces the 12-year-old model of the same name, that was one of the best-selling small SUV ever. The all-new Ford Escape competes with the Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Kia Sportage and Mazda CX5.
The new 2013 Ford Escape is available in S, SE, SEL and Titanium trims, in either front or all-well drive. The 2013 Ford Escape S (MSRP from $ 22,470) comes with 17-inch steel wheels, full power accesories, an integrated blind-spot mirror, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, air-conditioning, cruise control and a six-speaker sound system with a CD-player and auxiliary audio jack. Options for the S include MyKey parental controls and steering-wheel audio controls.
The SE trim adds 17-inch alloy wheels, a turbocharged engine, foglamps, automatic headlights, reclining rear seats and steering-wheel audio controls. Options for the SE include 18-inch wheels, a power liftgate, panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control and a navigation system.
2013 Ford Focus ST
The 2013 Ford Focus ST is an all-new performance model of Ford. The 2013 Focus ST will be on sale later this year and will have a starting MSRP price at $ 24,495. The 2013 Focus ST is a high-performance and well-equipped sport hatchback of the Focus family and it is the successor of Focus SVT.
The 2013 Focus ST is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder direct-injected EcoBoost engine that produces an impressive 252 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, with 92 hp more than the 2.0-liter of the regular Ford Focus. The 2013 Ford Focus ST comes with front-wheel drive and only six-speed manual transmission. The 2013 Focus ST also features 18-inch alloy wheels, performance tuned suspension and steering, and an aggressive styling of exterior design.