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Ford EcoBoost 1.0l wins International Engine of the Year, again

Ford EcoBoost (1)

For the third time in a row, Ford’s small wonder, the 1.0l three cylinder EcoBoost engine has won engine of the year. Available in three tunes, 100 PS, 125 PS and 140 PS, Ford India offers the 125 PS version with the EcoSport compact SUV.

Ford EcoBoost  (1)This revolutionary engine from Ford comes with turbochargers which spin at speeds of 4,000 rpm, twice the speed of turbochargers found in Formula 1 engine. Produced in China, Romania, and Germany, Ford EcoBoost engine is now available in 72 countries across the globe.

Already a winner of 13 major awards across the world, the latest award came after a panel of 82 automotive journalists from 35 countries adjudged Ford EcoBoost 1.0l as 2014 International Engine of the Year. The panel gave their votes after considering factors like “drivability, performance, economy, refinement and technology.”

First launched in Europe, which is known for its stringent emission laws, the EcoBoost was an instant hit. With best in class mileage and power output, Ford today offers the the 1.0l EcoBoost in 9 of their cars. They are – Fiesta, B-MAX, EcoSport, C-MAX and Grand C-MAX, Tourneo Connect, Tourneo Courier, Transit Connect and Transit Courier.

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Sagar Patel

Sagar Patel

A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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