2013 Ford Focus ST Overboost System: Extra 15 lb-ft for 15 Seconds

2013 Ford Focus ST Overboost System: Extra 15 lb-ft for 15 Seconds
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When we wrote about the new Ford Focus price tag and engine options, we talked about it’s impressive 252 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque from its 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine. Now we’ve learned more about the ‘overboost’ feature that allows for those incredibly high numbers. Continue Reading...

Chicago 2010: Facelifted 2011 Ford Edge First to Get EcoBoost 4-Cylinder

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Chicago 2010: Facelifted 2011 Ford Edge First to Get EcoBoost 4-Cylinder
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Ford has just unveiled the significantly revised 2011 Edge crossover at the Chicago Auto Show with fuel economy and performance engine options. On the fuel economy side the 2011 Edge will be the first North American Ford to feature the company’s turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine. Ford hasn’t released any power numbers for the new engine… Continue Reading...

Chicago Preview: 2011 Ford Edge to Debut With EcoBoost 4-Cylinder

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Chicago Preview: 2011 Ford Edge to Debut With EcoBoost 4-Cylinder
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A new reports suggests Ford will debut a new EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine at the Chicago Auto Show next week. As the new standard engine in the Ford Edge, it will produce roughly the same power as Ford’s 3.0-liter V6 but with significantly better fuel economy and emissions. As shown already in European models the 2.0-liter… Continue Reading...

Chicago Preview: 2011 Ford Explorer to Launch as Crossover With Turbocharged 4-Cylinder

Chicago Preview: 2011 Ford Explorer to Launch as Crossover With Turbocharged 4-Cylinder
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The Chicago Auto Show is often used by U.S. automakers to debut new trucks and this year is shaping up to be no different – except for the fact that most trucks are now becoming crossovers. Sure, GM is set to unveil the new Heavy Duty version of the Chevy Silverado, but with the launch… Continue Reading...

Report: Is Ford Planning an FT-86 Rival, or is the Focus RS Finally Headed for North America?

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Report: Is Ford Planning an FT-86 Rival, or is the Focus RS Finally Headed for North America?
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The idea of building a vehicle to compete with the Toyota FT-86 is “interesting,” but not necessarily the direction Ford has in mind when it comes to the future of small sporty cars. This is according to Ford marketing boss Jim Farley, who’s brain we had a chance to pick a few weeks back during… Continue Reading...

Report: Ford Confirms EcoBoost 4-Cylinder With At Least 230 Horsepower

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Report: Ford Confirms EcoBoost 4-Cylinder With At Least 230 Horsepower
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Ford has just confirmed that it will bring an EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine to marker starting next year. The new engine will be a 2.0-liter gasoline four-cylinder and use a turbocharger to deliver at least 230hp and 240 ft-lbs of torque. Much in the way that the 365-hp EcoBoost V6 delivers V8 power with V6 duel-economy,… Continue Reading...
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