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This is the five-door Fiesta ST Concept...

Ford has revealed a five-door version of its Fiesta ST Concept for Americans. If you think this looks familiar, that’s because it largely is. The three-door Euro-spec ST - which we liked very much - was unveiled in September at the Frankfurt motor show.

Number of doors aside, the salient details remain familiar: the red firecracker ST Concept sports a 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine developing 180bhp and 177lb ft of torque, thanks to the same twin independent variable camshaft timing as seen in the new Focus ST.

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That means the new downsized engine is more powerful than its last gen 2.0-litre predecessor, with a six-speed manual driving, naturally, the front wheels. Performance times remain in the theoretical world of concepts, but we’d expect a 0-62mph time of under seven seconds. Probably.

The shouty little tyke also comes with a Focus ST-inspired front grille, a rear diffuser incorporating a twin-exit exhaust, tuned suspension that lowers the car, 17in alloy wheels and the full ST body kit. You’ll have to option your own baseball cap, should you so wish.

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And that suspension setup is designed to “flatter less experienced drivers”, as well as giving less rubbish tarmac pilots a bit of fizz.

It’ll go on display at the Los Angeles motor show later this month. What do we think, EuroTopGear.commers? Do we long for a five-door version as well?

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