aside postFord Fiesta Fun Fact

1978 Ford FiestaThe original name Ford’s management had settled on for their new car that would debut in 1976, was “Bravo.” Henry Ford II overruled, in favor of “Fiesta.”

The problem with that name was that General Motors still had ownership of it, from Oldsmobile’s use throughout the years. Following personal solicitations by Henry Ford, GM granted the Fiesta name, freely.