There are all-terrain vehicles, and then there is the SkyRunner, an EcoBoost-powered Paraglider that can go almost literally anywhere in the world. This could very well be the closest we ever come to a true “flying car.”
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Ford is leading the charge of low-displacement engines with its 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine, which has won accolades and rave reviews for both its power output and fuel economy. Ford has finally confirmed that this diminutive engine will show up in the U.S. under the hood of the Fiesta subcompact. Rejoice!
If you’re like me, you looked at this picture of Ford’s 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine going through airport security, and you thought to yourself “Cool.” But the implications of this picture of far-ranging and incredibly important to the future of the automobile.
The general consensus among gearheads is that the bigger your engine is, the more power it will make. But as Ford shows, a properly-prepared engine with just 3-cylinders and 1.0 liter of displacement can fly around a world famous track like Germany’s Nurburgring faster than cars with four times as many cylinders and three times the power.