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Ford certainly teased us last year by bringing a five-door Fiesta ST concept to the Los Angeles Auto Show. Shortly thereafter, the production Euro-spec three-door ST was revealed in Geneva, but Ford's lips were still sealed about whether or not the pint-sized hot hatch would make its way to the United States.

Speaking to AutoGuide recently at an event in California, Ford Marketing Manager Steve Ling stated that "the Fiesta is the next to get the ST treatment." That said, when Motor Trend reached out to Ford for comment, a representative from the automaker simply stated that a decision had not yet been made for other markets, including North America.

In Europe, the Fiesta ST is powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost engine, good for 177 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. Assuming the car is green-lit for U.S. consumption, we don't expect those numbers to change. All we can say for now is, cross your fingers.Ford Fiesta ST gets U.S. go ahead? originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:13:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
 

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WHAT A DAMN TEASE! Oh how I hope this happens. This would be awesome. Maybe they're taking their time because they are working on a 3-door version? One can only hope.
 

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Well, they need to let the Focus ST have some glory time first before releasing this one.

I for one believe they should release both together ... but eh, the Focus ST was approved a while back. So, only in due time.

But I am definitely going to wait for this one over the Focus version.

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and then the 1 litre 3 cyl turbo...please? with a 5 or 6 speed? PULEASE?
 

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and then the 1 litre 3 cyl turbo...please? with a 5 or 6 speed? PULEASE?
Has anybody heard anything recently about the Fiesta being made available with the 1.0 liter 3 cylinder engine? I wanted to buy a couple but so far can't find...
 
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