My Fluffly, or Ford Fiesta XR4/ST as some other might call it. Is my daily car, I drive it to university/work. It’s done absolutely everything a car can do for me and its a joy to drive. I’ve kept a detailed history of what I have bought for the car as well as a simple log of the prices I have found. Link can be found here.

Engine & Powertrain

Engine Details:

  • 2.0L DOHC Duratec 16V 4 cylinder
  • Max power output ISO (kW/rpm): 110kW @ 6000rpm
  • Max torque ISO (Nm/rpm): 190Nm @ 4500rpm
  • Engine size (cc): 1999
  • Bore and stroke (mm): 87.5 x 83.1 qmm
  • Compression ratio: 10.8:1

Gearbox Details:

  • 5-speed Manual Transmission
  • Transmission Ratios
  • Final Drive Ratio: 3.82
  1. 3.58
  2. 2.04
  3. 1.41
  4. 1.11
  5. 0.88

Vehicle Dynamics

  • Kerb Weight : 1080KG
  • Suspension – Front : Independent MacPherson struts with offset coil spring/revised larger dampers and lower L-arms with optimised bushes mounted on separate cross-member with stabiliser bar and spring tuning.
  • Suspension – Rear : Stiffer semi-independent twist-beam with low package height coil springs and separate monotube dampers. Dual-path body mounts.
  • Brakes – Front : 278mm diameter by 22mm thick ventilated discs
  • Brakes – Rear : 253mm diameter by 10mm wide ventilated disc brakes

Aftermarket Modifications/Additions

  • Simota Enclosed Air Intake
  • Leather Gear & Handbrake Gaitor
  • Eibach Lowering Springs
  • Bestmufflers Upsized Downpipe/Flexi
  • Whiteline 24mm Adjustable Rear Swaybars
  • Sparco Piesta 17″ Rims
  • Yokohama S-Drive 205-40-17R
  • Black Rally Style Mudflaps
  • Ferodo DS2500 Brake Pads (Front + Rear)