2011 Ford Fiesta Centura UK Limited Edition review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 12 August 2011 , 08:08:26 byEmil

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Ford Fiesta Centura UK Limited Edition

Marking 100 years since Ford has been released in Britain, the new ford Fiesta Centura has some amazing features to offer. With included LED daytime running lights and a special Panther Black metallic paint, the UK's favorite car will be released at the end of this month.

The design of Ford Fiesta Centura is based on the one of Ford Fiesta Zetec. The new elements include 16-inch seven-spoke alloy wheels, chrome door caps and mirror, windscreen wipers, automatic headlamps, reverse parking sensors and a camera mounted in the rear view mirror, that will help you with the parking.

Unfortunately, only 1000 special editions of Ford Fiesta Centura will be available for those who want to buy it. It comes in 2 versions, one with 3 doors and another with 5, having an affordable price of only 13.395 dollars.


- New special edition Ford Fiesta "Centura" marks 100 years of Ford in Britain
- Adds ?600 of customer value with extras including LED daytime running lights
- 1,000 to go on sale at the end of August, priced from ?13,395
- 1.25-litre 82PS petrol engine
- Available exclusively in Panther Black metallic

Britain's best-selling small car, the Ford Fiesta, continues to expand its appeal with the launch of an exciting new special edition, the "Centura", which builds on the most popular model and engine choice in the UK.

The Centura celebrates the 100th anniversary of Ford in Britain, and, available exclusively in black, it pays tribute to the first Ford vehicles to be manufactured in the UK, the Model T in 1911.

Based on the Ford Fiesta Zetec, the Centura boasts a comprehensive list of additional standard equipment valued at ?1,800, including metallic Panther Black paint, chrome mirror and door caps, LED daylight running lights, 16-inch seven-spoke alloy wheels, automatic headlamps and windscreen wipers, reverse parking sensors and a parking camera mounted in the rear view mirror.

Just 1,000 Ford Fiesta Centura special editions will be available, priced at ?13,395 for the three-door version and ?13,995 for the five-door. The Ford Fiesta remains the UK's best-selling car with 52,327 sold in the first half of this year.

Anthony Ireson, marketing director, Ford of Britain, said: "Fiesta has been a UK favourite its entire lifetime and it was a natural choice to use this great icon to help mark our centenary. With a unique specification and affordable price, the Centura will appeal to thousands of customers, and we anticipate strong demand ? who knows it might even become a collector's car one day!"

The Ford Fiesta Centura 1.25-litre 82PS petrol engine is exempt from vehicle excise duty in the first year.