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Ford Fiesta Mk1 1100s and 1300s

Ford Fiesta S

Advertised with the slogan 'The Sporty Side Of Fiesta', Ford's S model was available with either a 1100 (53 BHP) or 1300cc (66 BHP) engine.

Externally the S was decorated with full length side stripes and 1100/1300 S decals, as well as a matching boot sticker. The 12” steel wheels were finished with wheel trim rings and bright wheel bolts.

Fiesta 1300S

Less than a year after the introduction of the 1100 version, Ford added the 1300S to the Fiesta line up. Powered by a 1298cc Kent engine which was essentially the same as the one fitted to the Escort Sport, the new Fiesta model became the most powerful available (at the time) with a top speed of 96.6mph and maximum torque of 68Ib ft. at 3250rpm.

The interior of the Fiesta maintained the same trim level as its smaller engined sibling, with seats trimmed in Chevron fabric and luxuries such as a rev counter, servo assisted brakes, tailgate wash/wipe and a push button radio.

Certain mechanical components on the 1300 variant were upgraded to cope with the larger capacity engine. A larger clutch and equal length drive shafts were combined with a higher final drive ratio, uprated sports suspension and larger diameter rear anti-roll bar. The 1300 also featured an upgraded braking system including rear pressure relief valves, larger capacity radiator, and exhaust system.

Fiesta S 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 Paint Sample Interior Pattern Interior Colour
Cordoba BeigeSolid1979Ford Cordoba Beige
Corsican BlueSolid1979Ford Corsican Blue
Diamond WhiteSolid1979Ford Diamond White
Highland GreenSolid1979Ford Highland Green
Java GreenSolid1979Ford Java Green
Midnight BlueSolid1979Ford Midnight Blue
Nordic BlueSolid1979Ford Nordic Blue
TerracottaSolid1979Ford Terracotta
Venetian RedSolid1979Ford Venetian Red
Cosmos BlueMetallic1979Ford Cosmos Blue
Nova GreenMetallic1979Ford Nova Green
Sable BrownMetallic1979Ford Sable Brown
Signal RedMetallic1979Ford Signal Red
Signal YellowMetallic1979Ford Signal Yellow
Sirius RedMetallic1979Ford Sirius Red
Solar GoldMetallic1979Ford Solar Gold
Strato SilverMetallic1979Ford Strato Silver

Known UK Fiesta S Vehicles

We currently have 38 Mk1 Ford Fiesta S 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
12** ZS19781.34spd ManualPetrolSignal YellowYES
A874 **GS19831.34spd ManualPetrolSignal YellowYES
AAF6 **TS19791.34spd ManualPetrolSignal YellowYES
CEX5 **YS19821.34spd ManualPetrolStrato SilverYES
CGT* *XS19821.34spd ManualPetrolYES
CWT* *YSUnknown1.34spd ManualPetrolYES
EPB8 **VS19791.14spd ManualPetrolYES
FJU* *VS19791.14spd ManualPetrolBlueNo
FMC4 **VS19801.34spd ManualPetrolStrato SilverYES
HAY* *VS19791.34spd ManualPetrolSolar GoldYES
JUM* *VS19791.14spd ManualPetrolBlueNo
JUY* *XS19821.14spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteNo
KKR4 **VS19791.34spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteYES
LAY5 **VS19801.34spd ManualPetrolSolar GoldYES
LLS9 **WS19801.14spd ManualPetrolYES
NHN7 **WS19801.34spd ManualPetrolNordic BlueYES
PER3 **RS19771.14spd ManualPetrolYES
RUY6 **YS19831.14spd ManualPetrolStrato SilverYES
SA** 5S19801.14spd ManualPetrolYES
SMM8 **YS19831.34spd ManualPetrolDiamond WhiteYES
SNA* *RS19771.14spd ManualPetrolSilverNo
TCP5 **XS19811.34spd ManualPetrolAtlantic BlueNo
TGX2 **RS19771.14spd ManualPetrolBlueYES
UPO1 **TS19791.34spd ManualPetrolSignal YellowYES
UTK2 **VS19791.34spd ManualPetrolStrato SilverNo
VHW5 **TS19791.14spd ManualPetrolSolar GoldYES
VJC6 **VSUnknown1.34spd ManualPetrolYES
VLJ* *XS19821.34spd ManualPetrolYES
VNV5 **SS19771.14spd ManualPetrolBlackYES
VUT3 **SS19771.14spd ManualPetrolSignal AmberYES
VV0* *YS19821.34spd ManualPetrolGoldYES
WE** 6S19781.34spd ManualPetrolCardinal RedYES
XAD1 **SS19781.14spd ManualPetrolYES
XBF5 **SS19781.14spd ManualPetrolYES
XBG1 **WS19811.34spd ManualPetrolSignal YellowNo
XVB1 **VS19791.34spd ManualPetrolSilver No
YHK* *SS19781.34spd ManualPetrolOrion Green Metallic YES
Z85* *LS19801.14spd ManualPetrolBlueYES

*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: Monday 13th of August 2018

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