Ford has reached a new milestone with its EcoBoost engines. Continue Reading...
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Ford has protected a new name that might wind up on one of its trucks. Continue Reading...
One of the benefits of having a turbocharged powertrain is all its untapped performance, and Ford is looking to put that into the hands of the owners. Continue Reading...
The Hot Wheels Rip Rod is finally alive! Continue Reading...
It’s hard to imagine an automaker like Ford hasn’t been in the winner’s circle at the 12 Hours of Sebring in 45 years. Continue Reading...
The EcoBoost-powered Ford Police Interceptor sedan and utility vehicle achieved the fastest 0-100 mph acceleration and average lap times during certification testing at Fontana Raceway in California this year. Continue Reading...
With an increased focus on efficiency, engines are constantly being updated. New technology is being added, such as direct injection, while older techniques are being refined, including turbocharging. Continue Reading...
Ford currently has five turbocharged engines that wear the EcoBoost nameplate, and a brand executive has confirmed that more turbocharged units are on the way. Continue Reading...
The Vuhl 05 has been officially unveiled packing a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine with 285 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque, making it good for a 3.7-second 0-60 mph Continue Reading...
Stringent new fuel economy standards and the rising price of gasoline are forcing automakers to rethink their engine lineups, and Ford says about 66 percent of all new vehicles will use four-cylinder mills by 2020. Continue Reading...
Ford’s mid-size Fusion sedan will not be offered with a three-cylinder engine. Continue Reading...
Famed Ford tuner Shelby American has revealed that it’ll be heading to the 2013 Detroit Auto Show with several new products for its consumers, including one surprise. Continue Reading...
Since Ford launched its EcoBoost engine lineup in 2009, the American automaker has sold over 500,000 EcoBoost-powered vehicles worldwide. Continue Reading...
With the oil crisis of the ‘70s many predicted the death of the V8 engine, but it has continued to solider on. With Chrysler and Infiniti execs recently commenting that there’s no place for eight-cylinder cars in the future of their respective brands, this time, are the V8 engine’s days finally numbered? Continue Reading...
Earlier this month, Ford unleashed its EcoBoost-powered race car on the Nürburgring, setting the 11th fastest lap time ever recorded at the famous race track. Continue Reading...
Ford’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine has already been recognized as the 2012 International Engine of the Year, and now, adding to its list of accolades, a street legal Ford race car powered by the three-cylinder EcoBoost has just set the 11th fastest lap time on the Nürburgring. Continue Reading...
This week’s subject for AutoGuide’s Five-Point Inspection is the Lincoln MKT. It comes standard with a 3.7-liter V6, but our tester came equipped with Ford’s EcoBoost twin-turbo V6, which is EPA rated at 16 mpg city and 23 mpg highway. The base price is $45,285, while a fully loaded version can reach up to $50,780. Read on to… Continue Reading...
Ford is blaming one of its suppliers for flawed fuel lines that meant 11,500 of its 2013 Escape crossovers needed to be recalled. Continue Reading...
Days after the announcement of a recall for incorrect carpet padding that could stick the brake pedal in place, Ford is issuing a voluntary recall for approximately 11,500 2013 Escapes to fix a leaking fuel line. Continue Reading...
In an effort to squeeze as much power from every car, while making them more fuel-friendly, automakers are increasingly switching their engines to use a technology that’s not exactly new and which isn’t typically associated with fuel economy – turbocharging. Continue Reading...
Ford‘s 999cc three-cylinder turbo engine (pictured above) has taken the top spot at this years International Engine of the Year Awards. Continue Reading...
It’s been a long time since Budweiser first debuted its infamous commercial starring our favorite amphibians. But this time around, Ford of Australia has turned to the assistance of toads to show off its EcoBoost engines. If this is already sounding strange, it gets stranger. In fact, the majority of the ad is just a… Continue Reading...
Ford has just announced the 2013 Escape will get an official tow rating of 3,500 lbs., which makes it best-in-class out of all small turbocharged SUVs – an rather obscure statistic. The Escape used to be powered by a 3.0L V6, and carried a 3,500 lbs. tow rating, same as the new Escape. Now with… Continue Reading...
It almost sounds strange to hear Ford is working on a 1.0L, three-cylinder engine – especially one that could potentially make 177-hp. Gone are the days of having to rely on large V8 engines for performance, as technology pushes the envelope on smaller and more efficient powerplants with turbochargers. Possibly next on the EcoBoost line… Continue Reading...