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Ford Festiva (WD Festiva)

WD Festiva

Make: Ford

Model: Festiva

Released: Jan 1970

Discontinued: Jan 1998

Ford logo1 Feb 1997


An oval grille made the Festiva look as fishy as it drove, but the big news was the introduction of a 67kW single-cam 16-valve 1.5L engine on the new higher-spec Trio S and GLXi models.

Revised trim inside and out also distinguishes the short-lived WD. The base Trio famously became embroiled in a three-way price war with the Excel and Starlet, resulting in prices plummeting to $11,990 driveaway-with-air.


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