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2015 Formula Ford Revealed

June 26th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley

The latest Formula Ford features a one piece carbon fiber monocoque that meets FIA Formula 3 standards and a 1.6 liter EcoBoost engine


2014 Ford Fiesta With 1.0 Liter EcoBoost Rated At 45 MPG

October 30th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Everyone want hybrid-like fuel economy, but not everyone wants to pay the premium price for a hybrid car. The Ford Fiesta with the 1.0 liter EcoBoost could be the proper alternative to a more-expensive hybrid, offering up to 45 mpg on the highway for a starting price of just $16,445 (plus a $795 destination fee). Ford may have just undercut its own hybrids with this move


Next-Gen Chevy Volt Could Get 3-Cylinder Turbo

August 13th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Chevy Volt sales have picked up a moderate amount of steam in 2013, and the recent $5,000 price cut is sure to bring in even more buyers for the plug-in hybrid. There’s still plenty of room for improvement though, like replacing the 1.4 liter generator that charges the Volt’s batteries. That engine could be replaced by a fresh 1.0 liter, three-cylinder turbo that GM just debuted.


Caterham Seven Gets 660cc Suzuki Turbo Engine

August 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

No longer do you need big V8, V10, or V12 engines to produce a potent performance car, and new technology is allowing niche automakers to do more with less. English sports car legend Caterham has announced its new entry-level track car, the Caterham Seven will make due with a 660cc turbocharged three-banger from Suzuki


Daimler And Ford Exchange 3-Cylinder Engine Tech

May 30th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Are three-cylinder engines the future of automobiles? These tiny motors have certainly gained a lot of popularity in the past few years, with companies like Ford leading the charge on turbocharging and downsizing. This has intrigued Mercedes, which has shared some of its own fuel-saving technology to get a closer look at Ford’s three-cylinder EcoBoost engine


Ford Sends 1.0 Liter EcoBoost Through Airport Security

November 19th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

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.


2013 Ford Fiesta Gets New Look, Tiny Turbo Engine

September 6th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Compact cars are poised to become a huge market segment for American automakers, if they can get the cars right. Ford got off to a good start with its Fiesta subcompact, but sales have slowed down substantially. Ford is hoping to rekindle interest in the 2013 model with a refreshed look and, more importantly, a tiny turbocharged fuel-sipping 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine


Video: 1.0 Liter EcoBoost Formula Ford Rips Up The ‘Ring

September 5th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

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.



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