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Mk1 Ford Fiesta Kingfisher Model Info (December 1978)

The Mk1 Ford Fiesta kingfisher was a special edition released in December 1978. 2500 models were produced in either Strato silver, Cosmos blue, or a two tone combination of both colours (upper Cosmos /lower Strato).

The kingfisher was based on the L spec model with some additions including a screened glass sunroof, remote control drivers mirror, head restraints, bodyside mouldings, halogen headlights and a graded band tinted/laminated windscreen.

This Fiesta also came equipped with 4 1/2" rims wheels with embelishers, a Ford MW/LW push button radio, intermittent wipe and electronic screenwash, reclining seats finished in blue/Verons/Crushed velour trim, a centre cosnole with clock, 4 spoke steering wheel, both drivers and passengers vanity mirrors, a lockable load compartment floor and a tailgate turn lock.

The single tone colour version did not feature the glass sunroof, drivers remote control mirror or head restraints as standard, they were available as a special option pack at extra cost.

Mk1 Fiesta Kingfisher Pricing

Launch Prices of the Fiesta Kingfisher were as follows (including car tax and VAT):

ItemPrice
Fiesta Kingfisher Two-tone£3073.10
Fiesta Kingfisher Single Tone£2882.07
Alloy wheel option£100
Single tone special option pack£150.00

Fiesta Kingfisher Colour & Trim Variations

Colours listed are based on information taken from 'Ford Cars' brochures, ordered by year of availablity.

Colour Name Colour Type Year Colour Code Interior Pattern Interior Colour Sample
Cosmos Blue/Strato SilverMetallic/Metallic1978Ford Cosmos Blue/Strato Silver
Cosmos BlueMetallic1978Ford Cosmos Blue
Strato SilverMetallic1978Ford Strato Silver

Known UK Fiesta Kingfisher Vehicles

We currently have 3 Mk1 Ford Fiesta Kingfisher cars on the database. If yours isn't listed then please add it by filling out the form on the register page.

Registration Model Year Engine Size Transmission Fuel Type Colour Image
BCD8 **TKingfisher19791.14spd ManualPetrolCosmos Blue/Strato SilverYES
XVX8 **SKingfisherUnknown1.14spd ManualPetrolNo
YHJ7 **TKingfisher19781.14spd ManualPetrolCosmos Blue/Strato SilverYES

*Disclaimer: Please note that the information contained in our Retro Fiesta Register is reliant on submissions by owners and enthusiasts, whilst we make every effort to ensure it's accuracy, we cannot be sure that it is 100% correct. If you can improve on the information listed please contact us via email at info@projectbobcat.com

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Page Last Updated: Sunday 3rd of September 2017

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