Sunday, June 12, 2011

New one-liter engine Ford

Ford is releasing a new super-efficient motor will be the new EcoBoost family member. In addition, the Oval has confirmed a new gearbox 8 relations will be built in Detroit. Ford has announced it will build a new EcoBoost engine family with a capacity of 1 liter three-cylinder. Despite having no further details about technical specifications, is expected to have similar performance to that of a four-cylinder, but with the corresponding benefit level of fuel consumption and emissions.

"This new engine provides many new technologies that could someday become the DNA of future Ford engines," said Joe Bakaj, Vice President of Global Powertrain Engineering. This new engine will be available in the smaller cars of the brand, both in Europe and the United States. In addition to this new engine, Ford has revealed that transmissions riding their hybrid models, made in Japan, will be replaced by a new eight-speed to be carried out on the ground Van Dyke in Detroit.

These new gearboxes are designed, developed and manufactured by Ford and achieve extract more performance from the engines to equip them. Still no official confirmation, but it is believed that the American brand will present these developments in Frankfurt.

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