This week, Ford has announced a new limited edition version of the existing Fiesta ST with the ‘ST Edition’. Only 500 units are to be produced, with 300 coming to the UK.

Changes include gloss black detailing on the diffuser, spoiler and new more vibrant ST badges. New alloy wheels which are 8kg lighter than the standard wheels and the Edition has the same adjustable suspension that came on the Performance Edition of the Fiesta ST in 2019.

Inside there is the new Ford Performance steering wheel that was seen on the Focus ST and the new upcoming Puma ST as well as blue stitching around the cabin.

In terms of the engine, it is identical to the standard car with a 1.5-litre three cylinder engine developing 197bhp, does 0-60 in 6.5 seconds with a six speed manual. Top speed is 143mph.

Standard Fiesta ST 3 is £24,900, the new ST Edition is £27,075. Orders start this week.