Fords’s new Fiesta sedan has been caught testing in Chennai. The new Fiesta saloon (codenamed B299) will debut in India in the first half of 2011. The new Fiesta employs Ford’s global kinetic design theme and also shares its platform with Mazda2 .
The next-gen Fiesta will get a more powerful 1.6-litre petrol motor producing 118bhp. The diesel gets 90bhp of max power from its 1.6-litre motor, up from the current 1.4’s 68bhp.
Also on offer could be a DSG-like dual-clutch automatic gearbox to take on Volkswagen’s Vento.
The new Fiesta could be priced starting from Rs 6.80lakh, rising up to Rs 7.70lakh.
Source: Autocar India