1.0 Liter EcoBoost Racer To Appear At Goodwood

We love us some green race cars, and few cars are as mean or green as the 1.0 liter EcoBoost-powered Ford FF1 racer. Despite the tiny engine, this race car makes big power, and Ford will putting the racer on public display this July at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed. Green sports fans have every reason to be excited.

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

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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The Audi Asterisk: R8 e-tron Sets Nurburgring “Record”

If I said that I was growing tired of automakers utilizing the Nurburgring as a testing ground and benchmark versus other automakers, I wouldn’t be the first person to say it. Truth is, I don’t really care; most American car buyers have never heard of the place. But that hasn’t stopped Audi from taking a car it doesn’t yet build, taking it to the ‘Ring, and laying claim to a new production electric car lap record, asterisks included.

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