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All New Ford Fiesta Pictures - Interior

     Ford recently revealed the all new Fiesta in India. Have a look at the new Ford Fiesta interior pictures.

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All New Ford Fiesta Pictures - Exterior

     Ford recently revealed the all new Fiesta in India. Have a look at the new Ford Fiesta exterior pictures.

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2011 All new Ford Fiesta sedan unveiled in India

     Ford India has launched its all new Fiesta sedan in India. The company has not yet announced the price details of the car but it is expected to be priced much below its competitor Honda City.

     Ford had announced earlier that it would launch eight new products in India by 2015 and the all new Fiesta sedan is one of them. Following the sedan will be the hatchback version of Fiesta which has been found testing in Indian soil.
The all new Fiesta is built on the platform shared with the Mazda 2. Ford has tuned this platform to its own standards which give it a very comfortable ride and agile handling.

     Powering the new Fiesta is a 1.6 litre petrol engine with 120 Bhp of power and a 1.6 liter diesel mill with 64 Bhp of power and 20.7 Kg of torque. The diesel engine with good torque gives a very petrol like feel.

     Lots of technology features keeps the new Fiesta apart from its competitors specially the Honda City. The new Fiesta comes with lot of features such as voice control tech with Bluetooth to pair with mobile phones, pull drive compensation, a suspension that helps reduce understeer in a front wheel drive car and rear parking sensors.
Source: ACI
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Hero Group to enter three wheeler segment

     After splitting with Honda Motor Corporation, India’s largest two wheeler manufacturer Hero Group is planning to enter the three wheeler segment. Hero Group split with its long time partner Honda last month by purchasing 26% share in the company Hero Honda. However Hero Group has rights to manufacture and sell the existing vehicles under the brand Hero Honda till 2014.
      After the split, it seam to be a herculean task for Hero Group to compete with its rivals and that too at a time when foreign players like Honda, Suzuki and Toyota are seriously gunning for India. In order to keep the profit margin at par, the company has decided to diversify its business and three wheeler segment is one of its option.

     The other two big two wheeler manufacturers in India Bajaj Auto and TVS Motors are also doing business in three wheeler segment which helps to maintain their profit margins.
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Hero Splendor Plus Specifications

Hero Splendor Plus Technical Specifications


Cast Wheel – Rs. 50,157/-
Spoke Wheel – Rs. 49,013
(On road prices as of Nov 2011)

Length1970 mm
Width720 mm
Height1040 mm
Ground clearance 159mm
Wheelbase1230 mm
Kerb Weight 109 kg
Saddle Height785 mm
 Fuel Tank
11 ltrs ( Min) Reserve 1 ltr ( Usable reserve )
Air-cooled, 4-stroke single cylinder, OHC
Displacement97.2 cc
Max. Power7.4 Bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max. Torque7.95 Nm @ 5000 RPM
TransmissionMulti-plate wet, 4 Speed constant mesh
Max SpeedNA
FrontTelescopic hydraulic shock absorbers
RearSwing arm with hydraulic shock absorber

Internal expanding shoe type (130 mm) type
RearInternal expanding shoe type (130 mm) type
Wheels & Tyre
Front2.75 x 18 – 42 P / 4 PR
Rear2.75 x 18 – 48 P / 6 PR
Wheels18 x 1.60, Alloy /spoke wheel
Battery12V-2.5 Ah
35W / 35W – Halogen bulb ( Multi – reflector type )
Key Features

  • Exciting new body graphics
  • Powerful multireflector headlight, tail light and indicators
  • Stylish new alloy wheels
  • Better suspension
  • Carrier as part of standard equipment

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All new Ford Fiesta 2011 Specifications

Price: Rs. 8-9 Lakh
Variants: S, SE, SEL

Length: 4410 mm
Width – Excluding Mirrors: 1697 mm
Width – Including Mirrors: 1976 mm
Width – Mirrors Folded: 1819 mm
Height: 1474 mm
Wheel Base: 2489 mm
Ground Clearance: NA
Front Track: 1466 mm
Rear Track: 1466 mm
Kerb Weight: NA
Gross Weight: NA
No. of Doors: 4 Door Sedan
Seating Capacity: 5 Persons
Fuel Tank Capacity: NA


Type: 1.6L 16-valve Duratec® I4
Displacement: 1598cc
Power: 120 @6350
Torque: 112 @5000
Bore x Stroke: NA
Compression Ratio: 11:01
No Of Cylinders: 4
Cylinder Configuration: Inline, Transverse
Valves Per Cylinder: 4


Type: Standard 5-speed Manual / Optional PowerShift 6-speed Automatic


Type: Electric Power-Assisted
Min Turning Radius:


Front: MacPherson Strut
Rear: Twist Beam


Front: Disc
Rear: Drum

Wheels and Tyres:

Wheel Size: NA
Tyres Size & Type: NA


Max Speed: NA
0-100 kmph: NA

Fuel Economy (Approx):
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