American carmaker Ford has unveiled the next generation of the Fiesta hatchback in Cologne, Germany. However, the company has revealed only some information about the new version. The new Fiesta will be available in four style variants.
The new Fiesta's Titanium version is feature-packed while the Fiesta ST-Line comes in a sportier avatar, with spoiler, skirts and sports suspension. The Vignale is the luxury trim while the Fiesta Active is a crossover version, with body-cladding, roof-rails and elevated ride-height.
Ford has spruced up the cabin of the latest version with better styling and high-end material. All the variants boast an 8-inch touchscreen with HD resolution working in tandem with AppLink and Ford's SYNC 3 entertainment system. As the first series from Ford, the new Fiesta generation will also benefit from the new high-end sound system B&O Play.
Ford also says that the new expanded Fiesta range comes with a wide range of customisation options. Available with three or five doors, the new vehicle is bigger than the car it replaces. The silhouette is an evolution of the current model, but some body panels have become more curved.
The company is tight-lipped regarding the powertrain options and the performance figures. It was reported that Ford is considering a 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine for the new Fiesta. This engine will offer cylinder deactivation in its three-cylinder EcoBoost, which temporarily turns the motor into a parallel twin. But that's yet to be confirmed.
Meanwhile, Ford has discontinued the Fiesta sedan in India. Details of the Fiesta have been removed from the Ford India website. Considering Fiesta's lacklustre sales in India, Ford may rethink on the launch of the new version in India.