Rally kit for Ford Fiesta developed by M-Sport in Europe will be made available for U.S. race teams to compete in the 2011 U.S. Fiesta Sport Trophy Championship series - part of the RallyCar's Rally America National Championship 2WD class.

Ford is bringing its R2 rally kit for the Fiesta to American shores.

Developed by M-Sport in Europe, Ford's WRC partner, the R2 kit for the Fiesta features a range of new engines parts, including a sport air filter, pistons, injectors and valve springs, that will boost performance on the 1.6 liter power plant to 168 bhp (125 kW / 170 PS) and 134 lb-ft of torque (181 Nm) - 40 percent more than its standard configuration.

Also part of the kit is a 5-speed Sadev sequential gearbox, adjustable dampers for the suspension and a T45 roll cage.

The R2 package will be available for purchase through Team O'Neil Motorsports and only cars fitted with the R2 by Team O'Neil are eligible to enter the 2011 U.S. Fiesta Sport Trophy Championship series - part of the RallyCar's Rally America National Championship 2WD class.

Ford Fiesta R2 rally kit for U.S.