The Green Envy Fiesta ST picture thread

Discussion in 'Fiesta ST Photos and Media' started by WRC Fan, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. WRC Fan

    WRC Fan Administrator Staff Member

    Have a good shot of a Green Envy Fiesta ST? Post it here. Can be yours, or any cool pic you find.
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  3. BRGT350

    BRGT350 Well-Known Member Staff Member

  4. Devon

    Devon Member

    This car would look SO much better without those shopping cart sized wheels. Needs bigger arches and a staggered 18/19 setup with that super high rear end.
  5. tommy

    tommy New Member

    Yes the weight of those monster rims would be no problem with all 500 hp on tap! :meh: Coming from 15" rims on my CRX, I think that they're big enough, honestly.
  6. BRGT350

    BRGT350 Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I would not suggest adding larger diameter wheels on the ST. I have noticed the Fiesta is highly sensitive to weight changes with wheels. Any extra rotational mass needs to be accelerated and stopped. I also think it will be hard to use 18" wheels on the street with the ST. I run 17" wheels with 215/40 17 tires and that is on the edge of what will work for a diameter. Things get a little close on full bump with that diameter.
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    Considering the ST manual says you can't use snow chains with the stock wheel/tire size, I'd agree.
  8. Mayhem

    Mayhem Active Member

    Never understood the big wheel trends. Always preferred fat rubber. I hated the 20's that came on my Camaro. I think on the ST I'll be going with 16's. I'd even go down to a 15 but I am assuming most 15's will have issues with the calipers?

    If I could change something about the Fiesta, I'd reduce the height, and widen it. Try and reduce the baby shoe effect.
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    Perhaps whenever they get around to redesigning the Fiesta, it'll probably be a little wider/longer, it seems to be a trend with car redesigns.

    But who knows?
  10. BRGT350

    BRGT350 Well-Known Member Staff Member

    15" wheels clear the calipers
  11. Mayhem

    Mayhem Active Member

    Ah, good to know. Then assuming I find any o the wheels I'm looking at in 15" that may be the route I go.
  12. Devon

    Devon Member

    I totally agree that modifying the rear to lower and widen it would be preferable to going with a bigger wheel but in current incarnation the rear wheel looks disproportionately small compared to the fronts due to that xtra-high butt - needs at least a 17/18 stagger. Not to say it would be practically possible.
  13. Devon

    Devon Member

    They'd be expensive for sure but no doubt some forged Utraleggeras are available at 18" with lower profile tires that would result in equivalent wheel/tire weights. Overall height for bump stop purposes would be nearly identical if you went with a 30 profile. Mind you the ride might be a little harsher with less sidewall... I would probably just do the rears with the larger size - not only would it look better staggered but you would not upset the handling tuning as much other than to introduce a bit more oversteer bias with the stiffer rear sidewall.
  14. speedprotege

    speedprotege Member


    Just took the ST for a test drive now I can't wait for mine to arrive
    This car is more fun than than I had thought
    Couple of pics.
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  15. Mayhem

    Mayhem Active Member

    I have about 350 Green Envy Fiesta ST photo's....(Out of about 1,400 Fiesta ST photo's in total) That I've hoarded from the web... (Having a digital art background, I am a massive "reference image" hoarder...I stockpile thousands upon thousands of photo's of everything of interest... haha)

    I am just hesitant to post up because I don't want to step on any toes or irritate anyone... posting up photo's of their cars without permission.. And not a chance that I am going to try and figure out who I grabbed them all from.. lol Between random google, forums, fiesta movement, fiesta agents, twitters, flickrs, photo buckets...instagram etc...

    Can't wait to get my car so I can post up a bunch of my own.
  16. kvetcha

    kvetcha Active Member

    Autoblog has a quick spin up with more pictures of the Green Envy.
  17. Drumr90

    Drumr90 Member

    I showed the wife the color and she said i better get it in the is green. Lol.
  18. stuntdoogie

    stuntdoogie Active Member

    Im thinking of buying new 215 40 17 or 215 35 17 tires for the stock rims cause I live in NYC. How does it feel after your installation? Does it feel sloppy when accelerating?

    These are calculations from 1010tires

    205/40R17 Imperial Metric
    Section Width: 8.07 in 205.00 mm
    Rim Diameter: 17 in 431.8 mm
    Rim Width Range: 7 - 8 in
    Overall Diameter: 23.46 in 595.80 mm
    Sidewall Height: 3.23 in 82.00 mm
    Radius: 11.73 in 297.90 mm
    Circumference: 73.69 in 1,871.76 mm
    Revs per Mile: 886.74/mi
    Actual Speed: 62.14 mph 100.00 kph
    Speed Variance: -
    Diameter Variance: -

    Tire Size 1
    215/40R17 Imperial Metric
    Section Width: 8.46 in 215.00 mm
    Rim Diameter: 17 in 431.8 mm
    Rim Width Range: 7 - 8.5 in
    Overall Diameter: 23.77 in 603.80 mm
    Sidewall Height: 3.39 in 86.00 mm
    Radius: 11.89 in 301.90 mm
    Circumference: 74.68 in 1,896.89 mm
    Revs per Mile: 874.99/mi
    Actual Speed: 62.97 mph 101.34 kph
    Speed Variance: 1.32% too fast.
    Diameter Variance: 1.34%

    Tire Size 2
    215/35R17 Imperial Metric
    Section Width: 8.46 in 215.00 mm
    Rim Diameter: 17 in 431.8 mm
    Rim Width Range: 7 - 8.5 in
    Overall Diameter: 22.93 in 582.30 mm
    Sidewall Height: 2.96 in 75.25 mm
    Radius: 11.46 in 291.15 mm
    Circumference: 72.02 in 1,829.35 mm
    Revs per Mile: 907.30/mi
    Actual Speed: 60.73 mph 97.73 kph
    Speed Variance: 2.32% too slow.
    Diameter Variance: -2.27%
  19. Mayhem

    Mayhem Active Member

    I was initially under the impression that the Green was definitely going to stand out on the road out here... Not a lot of bright green cars...

    But I did joke a bit with my GF when I ordered, about how one of these days... someone is going to try and get into my car thinking I am a taxi driver..
    (partly an inside joke) but partly also because locally this new Taxi company started up and decided that small green 4 door (I think that's a prius?) would be their primary vehicle of choice.

    The green is actually pretty similar to that on the Fiesta ST... except that it doesn't have the metallic flake in it...

    Anyway, they seem to be expanding significantly lately and am seeing these green hatchbacks everywhere now... And they just happen to be based not far from my neighborhood.


    Obviously they look nothing a like, but.... To a drunk person Friday/Saturday night... They're just going to be looking for a little bright green car. lol
    Hope I don't come back to find drool & face prints on my windows anytime I park outside of a pub.

    On the upside... +1 to stealth?
  20. ST_Rocky

    ST_Rocky Member

    Ahhh, but if you get any "fares", it could go to your mod fund ;)
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  21. joe@2j-racing

    joe@2j-racing Active Member

    Love the green! Mine arrived today

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