Ford’s EcoBoost became the “Engine of the Year” at the third time

June 30, 2014 at 6:46 pm

The winner of the annual contest “Engine of the Year” for the third consecutive three-cylinder gasoline turbo engine became Ford EcoBoost volume of 999 cubic centimeters, which is available in three capacities – from 100 to 140 horsepower.

Ford EcoBoost Pic

Ford EcoBoost Pic


Following a vote, the jury, consisting of 82 journalists from 35 countries, the 1.0-liter Ford EcoBoost turbo 70 and 97 points ahead of the 4,5-liter “eight” Ferrari and 1.4-liter “four” Volkswagen double charging. Best new engine has been recognized two-liter turbo “four” Mercedes-Benz, which produces 360 horsepower and is set to “charged” AMG-family modifications A-Class. In this category, unit 71 and 87 points ahead of the three-cylinder engine 1.5 and electric propulsion system from BMW i3 respectively. In the category of environmentally friendly power plants won sedan Tesla Model S, which last year was also voted “Best green car” on the “World Car of the Year.” In addition, his second win in the competition won “eight” 3.8 of McLaren, overtaking the total points four-liter TFSI engine and the Volkswagen 3.8-liter six-cylinder unit Porsche.

Ford EcoBoost image

Ford EcoBoost image

In the past year, “Ford’s” engine was also voted “Engine of the Year” and won first place in the category “Best engine capacity of less than 1 liter.” Prior to this competition won “Fiat” family unit volume TwinAir 875 cubic centimeters.

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