Developed in conjunction with the Mazda 2, the new Fiesta is going on sale in Europe this fall as a two- or four-door hatchback.
The tectonic plates have shifted. The U.S. Automotive Order, little changed for the last two decades, has suddenly been upended. No longer insulated from the high fuel prices that afflict so much of the world, America needs a drastically different national motor pool, and we need it now. luckily, the fun, frugal, small cars that we crave already exist overseas, and they’re headed our way. But we couldn’t wait for them to arrive before sliding behind the wheel, So we’ve brought you early reports on nine of yhe most promising cars coming to America. The news is good. To their makers, we say, “Step On It!”