Ford adds the ST to its Fiesta line, a model with much higher power than the base model.
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The Fiesta ST can only be had with the hatchback body.
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A black grille distinguishes it from the standard Fiesta.
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Direct injection and a turbo bring output from this four-cylinder engine up to 197 horsepower.
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Corner braking activates the brakes on the inside wheel in a turn, correcting for understeer.
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The large spoiler is part of the ST body package.
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This car is amazingly fun on a twisty road.
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The hatch is small, good for a few grocery bags.
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Optional Recaro seats are expensive, and not all that comfortable.
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With 197 horsepower, the Fiesta ST won't bog down from rear passenger weight.
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Although leather-wrapped, the steering wheel feels artificial.
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The MyFord Touch interface, on this 6.5-inch screen, comes standard in the Fiesta ST.
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Voice command is a much easier way to control cabin tech functions than the tiny touch screen.
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Navigation can be displayed in perspective or plan views.
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Sirius Travel Link brings in data such as traffic and fuel prices.
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The Bluetooth phone system includes contact list integration.
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The playback screen shows album art for locally stored music.
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The music library interface shows categories for album and artist.
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