Here it is straight from Ford:
So lets see here:DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 6, 2009 – Ford's rollout of its next generation of small cars will hit an important milestone when the new Fiesta is revealed in December at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The reveal of the North American-based Ford Fiesta will also mark the culmination of the first phase of the Fiesta Movement.
Set to arrive in dealer showrooms next summer, the Fiesta already can claim more than 50,000 potential customers thanks to the Fiesta Movement.
"This is the perfect time to show the North American Fiesta," said Sam De La Garza, Ford Fiesta marketing manager. "The Fiesta Movement will have wrapped up, and after hearing so much about this car leading up to the reveal, everyone will finally get to see what we are so excited about."
- 27 months after first Verve concept
- 23 months after US Verve concept
- 22 months after Euro hatch
- 12 months after Chinese sedan
- And it may not go on sale for another 7 months after that