NEW TWO-TONE FOR FORD FIESTA

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Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa recently introduced its latest limited edition two-tone Ford Fiesta to the local market. Only 200 units will be available for the trend setting consumer.

“The new model will be available in the following Trend derivatives: 1.4 petrol, 1.6 petrol and 1.6 TDCi.” commented André Oosthuizen, Marketing Manager of Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa. “The Trend Two-Tone is expected to appeal to the fashion conscious consumer while still maintaining a competitive price advantage.”

The Two-Tone Fiesta consists of a two tone colour coordinated dashboard with matching interior seat trim. Buyers can choose between two interior trim colours, namely Bohemian Sapphire and Bohemian Ruby. Exterior styling is characterized by a three-door silhouette.

All derivatives will feature an MP3 auxiliary port as standard, as with all Fiestas’ from this February. Two Tone customers will also be treated to a Samsung (K3) MP3 Player upon purchasing one of the 200 limited edition models.

The 1.4 Trend Two-Tone incorporates the above mentioned specifications but also features power assisted steering, ABS brakes with electronic brake force distribution, air conditioning, driver and passenger airbag and a full size spare wheel. The 1.4-litre Trend offers a power output of 60kW at 5 500rpm and features a torque peak of 128Nm at 3 500rpm.

The 1.6 Trend Two-Tone offers similar specifications levels to its smaller 1.4-litre sibling but benefits from the addition of 16″ alloy wheels. Powered by a 1.6-litre petrol power plant it produces 75kW at 6 000rpm and 146Nm at 4 000rpm.

The 1.6 TDCi Trend Two-Tone offers buyers the same specification level as the 1.4 petrol model but gives buyers the choice of diesel power. With 66kWs on offer from 3 900rpm and 204Nm at 1 500rpm the 1.6 TDCi offers a competitive fuel consumption figure of 5.12-litres/100kms on the urban cycle.

“The Fiesta’s distinctive exterior physique, fresh interior vibe and spirited colour offerings are further enhanced in the unique Two-Tone package.  With an extensive list of creature comforts packaged at a competitive price we expect that the Fiesta Two-Tone will be a popular option with young buyers,” concluded Oosthuizen.

All models feature a 3 year/100 000km warranty as well as a 3year / 100 000km road side assistance plan. Service intervals are 20 000kms on petrol models and 15 000kms on the diesel model. Service and maintenance plans are available as optional extras.

PRICING:
Fiesta two-tone recommended retail pricing including VAT:

1.4 Trend   – R126 800
1.6 Trend     – R140 550
1.6 TDCi Trend  – R152 890