A stock Ford Fiesta isn’t much of a party, but Ken Block has proven you can definitely do some damage in the compact car with the right mods and after-market parts.
According to the YouTube video description, the Monster World Rally Team technicians stripped the Fiesta H.F.H.V. from stage rally spec, which involves removing the headlights, stage rally engine/turbo, 34mm restrictor, stage rally gearbox and differentials, front-mounted radiator setup, gravel wheels and tires, co-driver seat and side vent panels. Additionally, the technicians replaced the solid rear hatch with vented unit as well as replace the gravel-damaged bodywork. The next day, the Team began the rebuild of the Fiesta H.F.H.V. to rallycross spec. The process involved the installation of headlight blanks, rallycross engine/turbo, 45mm restrictor, larger braks and rallycross wheels and tires. Technicians also moved the radiator to rear hatch, opened cooling ducts on side of car and tuned car for 600+ horsepower.
The description actually goes across the bottom of the screen as you watch. From start to finish, the entire transformation took about 5 days in real time.
Check out the video below:
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