Ford EcoBoost engine wins yet another award
Being one of the largest car manufacturers in the world, it should come as little surprise that Ford has been the subject of continuous praise throughout its lengthy history. Their most recent accolade has come from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Awards, who announced Ford's critically acclaimed EcoBoost engine as the winner of the Award for Automotive Innovation 2013.
Seen as a major breakthrough in engine production, it's no surprise that the 1.0 EcoBoost has been given a sackful of both consumer and expert awards since it debuted in 2009, offering a combination of superb fuel efficiency and optimum performance - an unusual pairing which drivers of conventional vehicles will be very unfamiliar with.
Currently available on the Fiesta, B-MAX, C-MAX, Transit and new Ford Focus models, it means that more customers than ever can now benefit from the fantastic performance which the EcoBoost brings.
While the 1.0 EcoBoost is no bigger than a piece of A4 paper, its levels of performance are mind-blowing. When it is placed in the Ford Fiesta, for example, it delivers 125 PS and can achieve 65.7mpg; it's CO2 emissions, meanwhile, are as little as 99/km - perhaps the most exciting figure of all.
When speaking about this success, Ford's Director of Global Vehicle Evaluation and Verification, Graham Hoare, dedicated the award to the 1,000-plus highly skilled engineers who have been involved in the EcoBoost's development programme. With the project first beginning back in 2007, Hoare had high praise for the accolades which it has yielded, which has included well over 300,000 sales globally and receiving the International Engine of the Year Award in both in 2012 and 2013.
If you are looking into purchasing a new Ford car and are interested in reaping the benefits of the award-winning EcoBoost engine, why not visit a dedicated Ford dealership today?
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