Mongo Racing Adopts Ford EcoBoost V6 for New Best in The Desert Racing Truck

Mongo Racing Adopts Ford EcoBoost V6 for New Best in The Desert Racing Truck
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Until now, BITD race trucks were only allowed to run normally aspirated V-8s or diesels, but now the series has altered the rules to allow the EcoBoost to compete, in the stock 8000 and 8100 classes. Continue Reading...

Ford to Make EcoBoost Core Powertrain Across Model Lineup

Ford to Make EcoBoost Core Powertrain Across Model Lineup
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Speaking at a conference in San Francisco yesterday Ford global sales boss Jim Farley made known the American automaker’s intentions to not only make EcoBoost engines available in all Ford models, but to make them the dominant engine. The move is part of a carefully crafted plan by Ford after internal studies showed that just… Continue Reading...

Ford Focus ST to Debut at Paris Auto Show With 247-HP

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Ford Focus ST to Debut at Paris Auto Show With 247-HP
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Ford has just announced it will debut a new high-performance ST version of its new Focus model at the Paris Auto Show, with global sales planned. That’s right; a hot hatch Focus we’ll actually get our hands on. No, it’s not as extreme as the Focus RS, but with a turbocharged 2.0-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder under… Continue Reading...

With Mercury Gone, Ford Will Expand Lincoln With Compact Car, EcoBoost Engines in Every Model

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With Mercury Gone, Ford Will Expand Lincoln With Compact Car, EcoBoost Engines in Every Model
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Ford continues to work its marketing magic, directing focus away from the fact that its shutting-down the Mercury brand and putting the spotlight on a bright future for Lincoln. The Blue Oval has announced that by the end of this year production of Mercury models will cease, helping Ford reduce costs while and put more… Continue Reading...

Report: EcoBoost F-150 Will Get Added Torque

Report: EcoBoost F-150 Will Get Added Torque
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Ford has already publicly announced that it will equip future F-150 models with the company’s new EcoBoost V6 engine, but now we have word that, in the truck application, there will be an increase in torque. With twin-turbochargers and direct injection, the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 already makes 365-hp and 350 ft-lbs of torque. According to… Continue Reading...