Here's how the Fiesta legend has grown over the past 40 years. ... M-Sport has started testing its latest Ford Fiesta – the all-new Rally3. This was the first Fiesta to be sold in Asia and Australasia (all 1.6 L LX 3dr/5dr, Zetec 3dr, Ghia 5dr), replacing the Kia-based Festiva. [40] It featured a new front bumper, new alloy wheels, new headlights and LED taillights. In March 2012, the 1.5-litre Ti-VCT engine with 109ps replaced the 1.6-litre Ti-VCT engine in "Trend" and "Sport" but with no change on automatic transmissions. Since this there have been sporting and "hot hatch" editions. Titanium (2014–present): The Titanium trim level is the top-of-the-line Ford Fiesta trim level. Production started at Ford's Cologne plant in Germany in August 2008. [33], The Fiesta was featured on episode 6 of series 12 of Top Gear in a series of "serious" road tests conducted by presenter Jeremy Clarkson, from escaping 'baddies' driving a Chevrolet Corvette C6 in the Festival Place Basingstoke shopping mall, to participating in an amphibious beach assault with the Royal Marines. Vans with the 1.6 Duratorq TDCi are rated 200 N⋅m (150 lb⋅ft) torque. Ford Easyfuel, the capless refuelling system recently introduced with the Ford Mondeo, will also be a feature, while 'ambient lighting,' casting a soft red glow over the interior, will be an option. It was put on show on April 15, 2011 in a Delhi mall. The cars were powered by competition tuned versions of the 1,600 cc Kent crossflow engine — a later version of which appeared in the Mk 1 Fiesta XR2. In the US market, the Ford Escort replaced both the Fiesta and the compact Pinto in 1981, competing with the Chevrolet Chevette and Chevrolet Cavalier. The Mk1 found it had immediate success and was Britain's best-selling supermini by 1978. Asphalt: 17-inch OZ Racing wheels The model will not be available in the US because, as Business Week noted, the company "doesn't believe it could charge enough to make money on an imported ECOnetic" and does not think it would sell enough of the model (350,000/year) to justify the $350 million in upgrades required at their Mexico plant to manufacture it in North America.[35]. The Fiesta has been Britain's most popular new car in 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, and each year from 2009–2020. The 2016 Fiesta offers fun and features not expected at these prices, but it lacks interior space compared to top rivals. Search Parkers for a used Ford Fiesta for sale. 2002-2008. ... “In what has been a very difficult … Only models sold in Continental Europe and the British Isles are shown, overseas territories often have different offerings. All seven generations of the Fiesta have been available in sedan delivery/panel van format, although not in all markets. Production ended on 19 August 2019. The 1.6 Duratorq TDCi with 212 N⋅m (156 lb⋅ft) torque is used on non-van models only. Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual, a 4-speed automatic and a dual-clutch 6-speed automatic. 1989-1995. Fiesta XR2i joins the range later in the year with new 1.6-litre twin cam engine and 5-speed gearbox as the range’s hot hatch. The interior featured leather in different hues, along with multimedia equipment. Each mode changes the characteristics of the car including the steering feel, throttle response, deactivating the engine 'start-stop' feature and opening the flap in the exhaust which increases the sound of the car. The car had been built to compete mainly in the Super 2000 World Rally Championship. Exclusive to ST, this engine makes 180 hp (up to 197 horsepower on a 15-second "overboost"), with a 6-speed manual. Ford Fiesta was AA Cars' best-selling used car in 2020, but boom in online shopping sees Ford Transit enter top 10 Home News The most popular stories on Car Dealer in 2020 – the year our visitor numbers went into orbit As a base model, the Ford Fiesta S offers no additional packages or options. It was available in Japan, sold at Ford/Mazda dealerships called Autorama; it complied with Japanese government dimension regulations and the engine displacement was in the more favourable Japanese road tax bracket which helped sales. Chrysler UK were also about to launch the Sunbeam by this stage, and British Leyland was working on a new supermini which was launched as the Austin Metro in 1980.[5]. This dual-clutch gearbox is also standard on some models in Thailand, and is available as an option in India. [64] In July, Ford said initial shipments were delayed for up to two weeks by Hurricane Alex that hit Northern Mexico in late June, and subsequently by Tropical Storm Bonnie. Although not due for homologation until January 2010 it is set to make its debut as course car on the final round of the IRC series, Rally Scotland. The car rode on 18-inch low-profile tyres mounted on two-piece, 12-spoke alloy wheels. It won six WRC rounds in 2011 and 2012, driven by Jari-Matti Latvala, Mikko Hirvonen and Mads Ostberg, but since M-Sport lost most of its manufacturer support for the 2013 season the car hasn't been able to win. British company M-Sport also builds Fiesta Rallycross Supercars to Global Rallycross Championship teams Hoonigan Racing Division, Chip Ganassi Racing and Bryan Herta Autosport. In 2011, Ford revealed the Fiesta ST concept based on the Fiesta MK6/MK7. In 2016, Ford released the Fiesta ST200 limited edition in Europe. After years of speculation by the motoring press about Ford's new car, it was subject to a succession of carefully crafted press leaks from the end of 1975. Other notable drivers include Marcus Grönholm, Ken Block and Brian Deegan. All US models featured the more powerful 1,596 cc (97.4 cu in) engine, (which was the older "Crossflow" version of the Kent, rather than the Valencia) fitted with a catalytic converter and air pump to satisfy strict Californian emission regulations), energy-absorbing bumpers, side-marker lamps, round sealed-beam headlamps, improved crash dynamics and fuel system integrity as well as optional air conditioning (a/c was not available in Europe). S (2014–present): The S trim level is the most basic trim level of Ford Fiesta. [21], The Ford Verve concepts are a series of subcompact car concepts from Ford Motor Company which the sixth generation Ford Fiesta (Mark VI) was based upon. Replaces 1.4 TDCi, and soon 1.6 TDCi, with a hp output of 75 and 95 depending on model. The Fiesta Sporting Trophy will be based around the Fiesta ST Group N car. The Courier continued in the Mark IV style through until 2002, when it was replaced by the Ford Transit Connect. magazine named the new Fiesta "Car of the Year" and the Ford Mondeo "Best Family Car" and "Best Estate. Black plastic trim was added to the exterior and interior. [60] One such event was offering free shuttle service in Chicago from a site near the Union Station commuter rail terminal to the Taste of Chicago event in Grant Park the week starting June 29, 2009. Fiesta becomes best-selling vehicle ever in the UK, surpassing the 4,105,961 registrations achieved by the Ford Escort; 2015. The car was based on a new platform ditching the old car's rear beam axle for a semi-independent torsion beam arrangement and looked radically different, addressing the principal weakness of the previous generation – the lack of a 5-door version, something that was by then available in its major rivals such as the Fiat Uno, Peugeot 205 and 106 and Opel Corsa/Vauxhall Nova. [61], Following on the success of Fiesta Movement, Ford initiated Fiesta Movement 2 in December 2009 by calling for video applications to be submitted by the end of January 2010 for activities to begin mid-February. It combines keen competition with equal performance and leaves the decision about winning or losing to the drivers and co-drivers capabilities. 'Piggy back' loom supplements standard loom. The 1.25 Zetec engine produces 59 hp(60 bhp) for the STJA, STJB and STJC engines and produces a higher 82Bhp for the SNJA, SNJB, SNJC and SNJD engines . The recall partly contributed to a charge of US$300 million by Ford.[67]. All models feature ABS, driver airbag, air conditioning, electric windows and mirrors; the top-of-the-range 1.6 Ti-VCT 'Sport' and (from 2013) 1.5 Ti-VCT 'Sport' models featuring front passenger airbag, alloy wheels and stability control across the range, along with voice command in-car entertainment system and Bluetooth connectivity. All-new Fiesta Mk6 introduced at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show, Production begins in Cologne and Valencia of the new Ford Fiesta, Fiesta three-door model and the range’s 1.4-litre Duratec petrol engine and new 1.4-litre Duratorq TDCi common rail diesel engine, Durashift EST automatic shifting manual transmission introduced, 2.0-litre 148bhp Fiesta ST launched as the first production offering of Ford Team RS. A 19 minute audio description of the car and its features is included, which can be played on the way home, then loaded along with its interactive program into the home computer via its USB connection. [10] This version continued until production finally ceased in 1997. Upgraded suspension of ST road car includes revised front knuckles and strengthened twist beam rear axle. During its peak in the 1980s and 1990s, it had manufacturer support and it even was a support race to the British Grand Prix and numerous British Touring Car Championship rounds. With new WRC regulations coming in 2011, M-Sport developed the Fiesta RS WRC, based on Fiesta S2000. Best year for Fiesta sales since 1996 – selling more than 133,000; 2016 . The 1.3 L OHV engine was dropped, being replaced in 1984 by a CVH powerplant of similar capacity, itself superseded by the lean burn 1.4 L two years later. Satisfied wid Ford. More than a decade earlier, Ford had decided against producing a new small car to rival BMC's Mini as the production cost was deemed too high, but the 1973 oil crisis saw a rise in the already growing demand for smaller cars. Vicky Dhiman via Facebook "I m driving Ford Fiesta from 11 years. In the North American market, the Fiesta ST became available in early 2013 for the 2014 model year, unveiled at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show as part of a larger mid-cycle refresh for the Fiesta. Ford Fiesta is a supermini car created and produced by the automobile company Ford in 1976. It also featured a 96 bhp (72 kW) 1.6 L CVH engine as previously seen in the Ford Escort XR3, and five-speed gearbox (also standard on the 1.3 L CVH models), rather than the four-speed gearbox which had been used on the previous XR2 and on the rest of the Fiesta range. [63], Production of Ford Fiesta for the North American market started in May 2010. 845898). 1995-1999. Ford planned to have cars available for sale soon after. Development targets indicated a production cost US$100 less than the current Escort. The organisation also run the other series that consists of Fiestas.[87]. In North America, the Ford Fiesta is available in several trim levels: S (2011–2013): The S was the most basic trim level of Ford Fiesta from 2011–2013. [68] Sales for the 5 door hatchback variant in Mexico started in 2011. [76], On July 20, 2017, Ford UK released an advert of the Fiesta featuring actress Keeley Hawes. In Brazil, the Mexican Fiesta is named New Fiesta and is sold both in 4-door version and 5-door version. The cars were more powerful (another 200 bhp) than WRC cars. In March 2007, the Pirtek Rally Team introduced the Ford Fiesta Super 2000 rally car, which will compete in the Australian Rally Championship. SE (2011–2013): The SE trim level was the mid-level trim level of the Ford Fiesta from 2011–2013. It includes the following standard equipment: black steel wheels with plastic wheel covers, an A/M-F/M stereo with Ford SYNC, a single-disc CD/MP3 player, auxiliary and USB inputs, and four front speakers (no rear speakers), manual windows, power door locks with keyless entry, manually-adjustable front seats, air conditioning, a 1.6L Inline Four-Cylinder (I4) engine, and a five-speed manual transmission. For the 2011 US market model, the Ford Sync in-car communications and entertainment system will be available as an option. You either own, have owned, driven, been driven in, know or known someone who owns or drives a Ford Fiesta. [117], The 2011 Fiesta was one of the five finalists for the 2011 Green Car of the Year awarded by the Green Car Journal in November 2010, competing with two plug-in electric vehicles, the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Volt (the winner), and two hybrid electric vehicles.[118]. On November 29, 2016, the seventh generation Fiesta (Mark VII, or Mark VIII in UK) was announced in Germany, being bigger, roomier, safer, more efficient and more upmarket. A new facelift was introduced at the Torino Motor Show in June (some sources say that it was actually introduced at Paris Motor Show in late September 2012) featuring a new front and rear fascia and front fenders. Ford appreciated the high quality of this conversion and was keen to look after its customers: the installation was undertaken by approved fitting centres and all the warranties remained valid after. Minor revisions appeared across the range in late 1981, with larger bumpers to meet crash worthiness regulations and other small improvements in a bid to maintain showroom appeal ahead of the forthcoming second generation. Best Driver's Car Award – Bloomberg-UTV Autocar India Awards, Business Standard Motoring Jury Award 2006, This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 23:41. [14] In the JD Power reliability surveys at the time, the Mazda was reported to be significantly more reliable and attracted higher levels of customer satisfaction, despite it being a slower seller than the Fiesta. FORD Fiesta ST200 3 Doors 2016 - 2018 Arriving just in time to celebrate 40 years of the model, the Ford Fiesta ST200 represents the most powerful iteration of the popular hatch to date. Ford really cost low to maintain. [45] In the US, Ford is permitted to market the engine offering its overboost power figure; by contrast, in other countries such as the UK, a manufacturer is not permitted to market an engine's temporary output. The car was to have a wheelbase longer than that of the Fiat 127, but with overall length shorter than that of Ford's Escort. The Fiesta is powered by a 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine, delivering 215bhp and 400Nm of torque through a five-speed sequential gearbox. The first 100mph Fiesta, Fiesta is best-selling car in its class in Britain and Germany for six years running, 1.3-litre model launched with a fifth gear, Fiesta 1.6-litre diesel introduced. [23] The Verve was created in both four- and three-door body styles. Standard ST road car front and rear disc brakes. Body styles available in the UK:3/5-door hatchback, 3-door van. Get your Ford ready for the road ahead Stay abreast of the regular updates about … 1,999 cc (122.0 cu in) Duratec engine. It has a top speed of 185kph and reaches 100kph in five seconds. ", "Ford Fiesta "global car" begins production", "Ford Stages Global Reveal of All-New Fiesta Sedan in China", "Frankfurt preview: Goodbye Fiesta, hello Verve? The ECOnetic gets an estimated fuel consumption of 65 mpg‑US (3.6 L/100 km; 78 mpg‑imp). With remaps and tuning products available, we at AET Motorsport stock a vast range of PERON tuning packages. … Ford has sold over 16 million Fiestas since 1976,[1][2][3] making it one of the best selling Ford marques behind the Escort and the F-Series. Registered Office: Media House, Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA H Bauer Publishing, The chassis remained the same, but torque vectoring (powered by braking the inside wheels rather than an active differential) helped to reduce understeer whilst cornering. [54], Ford dealers in the US offer optional laminated vinyl graphics applied to the car's exterior, expected to last 3 to 5 years before replacement. The 2008 Fiesta includes Ford's Convers+ menu system, as seen on the Mondeo, S-MAX and Galaxy, and complemented by steering wheel button controls. All models are manufactured at Ford's Cuautitlán Assembly Plant. Engines were also changed, with the 1.0 litre Ecoboost from the Focus debuting, with 100 and 120 hp, and a naturally aspirated version of the same engine producing 80 hp. VAT no 918 5617 01 Ford really cost low to maintain. Ford estimated that 500,000 Fiestas a year would be produced, and built an all-new factory near Valencia, Spain; a trans-axle factory near Bordeaux, France; factory extensions for the assembly plants in Dagenham, UK. [62], In March 2010, Ford worked with the television series American Idol to promote the Ford Fiesta in North America. [79], The all-new Fiesta ST also includes three selectable driving modes, a first for the model. From now through January 31 st, 2021, Ford is selling its Motorcraft batteries for a special price of $104.95, which also come with a 2-year or 24-month battery replacement warranty to boot. Ford never looked back – and with a total of 4,500,000 sold in the UK, it's easily the country's most popular small hatchback. Martin Smith, executive director of design for Ford of Europe, described the Verve as "a chic, modern and individualistic statement for a sophisticated, fashion-aware generation. Which one is your favourite Ford Fiesta? [citation needed], In its first two years since the latest generation Fiesta went on sale in October 2008, more than 940,000 Fiestas had been purchased by customers around the world, with 810,000 (86%) being sold in Europe (September 2010).[34]. Introduction of Fiesta RS Turbo at Turin Motor Show, Using the XR2i engine with an intercooled Garrett turbocharger, the Fiesta RS Turbo was 1.6 seconds quicker than XR2i to 100km/h (62mph), Fiesta RS 1800 introduced. Toomas Heikkinen won the Global RallyCross Championship in 2013 and Joni Wiman and 2014. [78], On 12 March 2018, Ford announced that a Quaife Limited-Slip Differential would be offered for the first time on the Fiesta ST as part of an optional "Performance Pack". Two Ford Fiestas starred in the 1979 Monte Carlo Rally — the British entry driven by Roger Clark and aided by co-driver Jim Porter, and a German entry piloted by Ari Vatanen and co-driven by David Richards. On June 18, 2010, it was reported that although dealers took deposits from over 2,000 customers for Fiesta and placed large orders as the car was heavily marketed, dealers and customers had not received cars that they expected to have arrived weeks ago in May. For context, the Ford Fiesta subcompact had a 98-inch wheelbase. For 2013 option packages have been simplified and a Titanium trim level replaces the former SES/SEL. The 957 and 1,117 cc Kent/Valencia engines continued with only slight alterations and for the first time a Fiesta diesel was produced with a 1,600 cc engine adapted from the Escort. Related links. The car has also been raced in the Touring-Light division of the Russian Touring Car Championship. The 3-door hatchback and 4-door saloon versions of the Fiesta were both based on the Verve, with the 5-door hatchback and the 3-door van being their derivatives.[24]. Well loved Zetec S model rolled out at the end of the year to go on sale in 2000. The Fiesta ST is powered by a 1.6 litre Ford EcoBoost engine to deliver performance while still providing good fuel efficiency. A similar Fiesta saloon model, with a different front end, was released in India in late 2005. It's difficult to imagine now, but back in the early-1970s, Ford's decision to build a new small front-wheel drive car was seen as a huge risk for the US-based carmaking giant. The sixth generation Mark VI[6] was shown in concept form as the Ford Verve at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2007 and marketed in principal European markets,[19] Australia and the United States. [66], In 2017, Ford recalled 2014–2015 Ford Fiesta ST with 1.6 ecoboost engines because of a risk of engine fires caused by a “lack of coolant circulation”. Still run very smoothly and give gr8 mileage. It included the following standard equipment: black steel wheels with plastic wheel covers, an A/M-F/M stereo with auxiliary input and four front speakers (no rear speakers), manual windows and door locks, cloth seating surfaces, manually-adjustable front seats, air conditioning, a 1.6L Inline Four-Cylinder (I4) engine, and a five-speed manual transmission. That propels the 2,600 lb (1,200 kg) rallycross-prepped Fiesta up to sixty in 2.2 seconds. "I m driving Ford Fiesta from 11 years. This model uses the new Ford global B-car platform. The Fiesta range will expand to include new additions: a compact crossover, called the Fiesta Active, and the luxury Fiesta Vignale. [57] According to court documents, Ford issued multiple[quantify] technical service bulletins but the problems were never fully resolved. The Fiesta ST production model went on sale in both Europe and North America in 2013. This was then replaced by a Zetec 16 valve version in 1992, which also saw the RS Turbo being supplanted by the RS1800 as the CVH engine was being phased out. In 2008, the sixth generation Fiesta (Mark VI) was introduced worldwide, making it the first Fiesta model to be sold in the United States of America since the Fiesta Mark I was discontinued at the end of 1980. The Ford Fiesta ST180 Mk7 has a vast range of tuning packages to improve your Fiesta driving experience. The Ford Fiesta ST is only available as a Hatchback. For information on each year ofthe first generation Ford trucks, choose a year below: 1. The 1.6 litre Ford EcoBoost Turbocharged engine features Twin-independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) and puts out 182 PS (134 kW; 180 hp) with 177 lb⋅ft (240 N⋅m) of torque, providing an acceleration time of under 7 seconds (0–100 km/h) and an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. For the start of the 2012 model year, two new premium leather trim options and a sport exterior appearance package were made available for SES/SEL models, while several new colours were added for all models. UK trim levels for the new Fiesta include Studio, Edge, Metal, Style, Style Plus, ECONetic, Zetec, Zetec S, Titanium and Titanium Individual. Swedish team Olsbergs MSE announced the cars would later appear in ESPN's X Games 15 on 2009-08-02. [71] As of February 2014, the 2014 Fiesta ranked number one among Affordable Subcompact Cars according to US News & World Report.[72]. [27][28] It was finished in Rouge Red, and unique to this version, featured a modified front fascia. The sixth generation saloon was launched in India in July 2011 with both petrol and diesel variants. Similar updates as the facelift-update in European market were introduced in the North American market as the Ford Fiesta 2014 model (see below). Ford Fiesta for the Indian market has been finalised in both saloon and hatchback versions. ... the Ford Fiesta has a model to suit everyone. This second version took the form of a four-door notchback and was styled similarly to the Frankfurt version of the car. For our privacy policy go to, Back to the 2017 Ford Fiesta details, prices and specs, The Ford Fiesta Mk1 went on sale in the UK in 1977, Fiesta name chosen personally by Henry Ford II for its alliteration with Ford, its spirit and its celebration of Ford’s new connection with Spain, Production of new Fiesta begins in Valencia, Spain in May, Fiesta initially available in 1.0-litre and 1.1-litre Ghia versions, Export of Fiesta models for the US market begins, Millionth Fiesta built for worldwide sales, Ford introduces the new Fiesta XR2 with a 1.6-litre engine, stiffer suspension, unique perforated alloy wheels and styling treatments, including available auxiliary driving lamps. [56], There are multiple[quantify] lawsuits filed against Ford on behalf of Focus and Fiesta owners with dual-clutch transmissions alleging defective transmissions. Engines available include 1.25 L, 1.3 L, 1.4 L, 1.6 L, 2.0 L petrol, plus 1.4 L 8v and 1.6 L 16v Duratorq TDCi common-rail diesels built in a joint venture with PSA. Other new equipment includes keyless entry with a 'Ford Power' starter button, reach and rake adjustable steering wheel, electric power steering, and a USB port for portable music players. [75] However, the Ford Fiesta ST will still continue to be sold in Australia due to popularity. The XR2i name was also dropped in early 1994, and the insurance-friendly "Si" badge appeared in its place on a slightly less sporty-looking model with either the 1.4 L PTE (a development of the CVH) or the 1.6 L Zetec engine. Ford Fiesta: A history of Britain’s most popular car First-generation Ford Fiesta (1976–1983). Its initial competitors in Europe, apart from the Fiat 127 and Renault 5, included the Volkswagen Polo and Vauxhall Chevette. Half the 2017 models with the highest death rates, including the Fiesta, were also among the worst for model year 2014, the last time the safety group conducted a similar examination. Will be replaced by 1.5 TDCi 95 from the Ford Focus in the future. It is available either as a Sedan, or, for the first time, a Hatchback. [81] Despite being heavier than the previous ST model, the new ST can go from a standstill to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 6.5 seconds. This model uses the new Ford global B-car platform. [6] These trim levels changed very little in the Fiesta's three-year run in the US, from 1978 to 1980. It continued Ford's Kinetic Design family styling theme, first seen on the Ford S-MAX. [77], On 24 February 2017, the seventh generation derived Fiesta ST was announced. Ford claimed the issue was fixed and it was unlikely cars with defective parts would reach customers. The project was approved for production in late 1973, with Ford's engineering centres in Cologne and Dunton (Essex) collaborating. They both used 1.6-litre engine with automatic transmission. Production at Almussafes Plant started on April 29, 2002. MPG 47.9. 1952 Ford Trucks After a 30-year hiatus from the United States auto market, the Ford Fiesta returned as a new subcompact choice in 2011. [4], The name Fiesta (meaning "party" in Spanish) belonged to General Motors, used as a trim level on Oldsmobile station wagons, when the car was designed and was freely given for Ford to use on their new B-class car. Productions in China, Thailand and Mexico started from late 2008 to 2010. "[25] The concept was created by a team of designers from Ford studios in Dunton, England, and Cologne, Germany. These updates were first present in the Ford Fiesta 2014 (year model). Named 'Car of the Year 1989' by Britain's, Named 'Car of the Year 2009' by Britain's, Named 'Semperit Irish Small car of the Year' by tyre manufacturer, Named 'Car of the Year' and 'Best Supermini' in, Fiesta ECOnetic named 'Least boring green car' of 2009 by, First minicar to achieve Top Safety Pick by the US. It adds the following equipment to the mid-level SE: Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch (2014–2015 models), or Ford SYNC with SYNC3 infotainment system with touch screen, a 100-watt Sony premium audio system with external amplifier and rear-mounted subwoofer, leather-trimmed seating surfaces, a power front driver's seat, heated front seats, seventeen-inch alloy wheels, and security system. It produces over 550 bhp (410 kW; 560 PS) and 820 N⋅m (600 lb⋅ft). 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