Ford Fiesta RS WRC 

  • built in England
  • 2011
  • 300 HP 1.6L
  • 118 mph
Ford says the Fiesta’s EPA fuel economy will be better than that of the Fit and the Toyota Yaris—near 40 mpg on the highway.
by Car and Driver (Jul, 2009)
Although it was innovative at its birth and exceptionally rugged, the T was primordial by the time production ceased, to say nothing of modern automotive standards.
by Car and Driver (Jan, 2010)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Fiesta RS WRC


Fiesta RS WRC
8.7 s
2.7 s
F50 GT1
2.9 s

Top speed

Fiesta RS WRC
118 mph
253 mph
F50 GT1
236 mph


Fiesta RS WRC
27.3 s
5.1 s
F50 GT1
6.7 s

1/4 mile

Fiesta RS WRC
16.8 s
10.2 s
F50 GT1
11.2 s

Data points Key details of the Ford Fiesta RS WRC


Fiesta RS WRC
300 HP
987 HP
F50 GT1
680 HP


Fiesta RS WRC
331 ft-lb
922 ft-lb
Civic Type-R
143 ft-lb

In The News From around the web


Ford Fiesta RS WRC
It boasts four-wheel drive transmission and a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine, based on the new Ford EcoBoost road vehicle power plant, to comply with the new regulations.
Ford Fiesta RS WRCTeam driver Mikko Hirvonen and Ford of Europe motorsport chief Gerard Quinn unveiled the livery for the eye-catching Fiesta RS WRC at the Autosport International Racing Car Show in Birmingham, motorsport's traditional start-of-season showcase event.

2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC - Top Speed
Countless hours have gone into the Fiesta RS WRC to reach this point, and for the car to be unveiled in public for the first time is a proud moment for us.
American sports icon Ken Block has campaigned a Fiesta rally car in the Rally America championship this season, and the car won gold and silver medals in both the Rally Car and Super Rally events at the X Games event in Los Angeles in July.

2011 Ford Fiesta

Car & Driver News
At 173.6 inches the Fiesta sedan is 13.5 inches longer than the five-door, but it’s otherwise dimensionally identical—66.8 inches wide, 58.0 inches tall, on a 98.0-inch wheelbase.
Ride quality provides a nice balance between Euro firm and all-day comfort in U.S. interstate droning.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ford
Type of car Race car
Year 2011
City mileage 28 MPG
Highway mileage 38 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.82 lb/hp
Maximum hp 300 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 331 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,600 cc
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 2.9 in
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 118 mph
1/4 mile 16.8 s
0-60mph 8.7 s
0-100mph 27.3 s


Drivetrain 4WD w/Mechanical Front & Rear Diffs
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203
Rear wheels 457/? 203

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,646 lb
Width 71.7 in
Height 58.3 in
Length 156 in
Wheelbase 97.6 in
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