Ford Performance FAQs

What is an EcoBoost engine?

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First produced in 2009, EcoBoost is the name of Ford's line of turbocharged, direct-injection petrol engines that are designed to deliver greater horsepower and torque whilst also providing better fuel efficiency.

V8 vs V6 Engine?

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V8's

*Contains 8 cylinders
*Higher ceiling for power and they are a simple design perspective, they are, however, naturally heavy
*More powerful for performance and power, providing superior performance but using greater amount of fuel

V6's

*Contains 6 cylinders
*Less nose-heavy shooting into a turn when compared to a V8
*More economical and cheaper to run than a V8

How much is a New Ford Mustang?

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Prices start from £36,645, you can view more here - https://www.birchwoodgroup.co.uk/ford/mustang/.

What is a Ford Performance vehicle?

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​Ford Performance vehicles are the exciting division of Ford that produce high performance vehicles. 

What is the fastest Ford car?

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The Ford GT is the fastest Ford Car, reaching 0-60 mph in just 3.2 seconds.

How fast is the Ford Mustang Bullitt?

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The Ford Mustang Bullitt has a top speed of 163mph.

How much horsepower does a 2019 Mustang GT 5.0?

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460 Horsepower.

What engine does the Mustang EcoBoost have?

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2.3 EcoBoost engine with direct injection and twin-scroll turbocharger

Is the Ford GT a supercar?

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Yes, the Ford GT is a supercar with a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine and Horsepower of 647.

What is a Twin Scroll Turbo?

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A Twin-Scroll Turbo charger, in contrast, gathers exhaust from 4 pairs of cylinders in alternating sequences (Capture, Spin, Vent, Compress).

The Twin-Scroll Turbo charger produces just as much power as the six-cylinder it replaces, whilst using 15% less fuel.

What is Overboost?

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Overboost can provide more power from a turbocharger engine when needed. Having this functionality allows the engine's turbocharger to force more air into the engine, producing a boost of extra power!

Overboost is a feature which is becoming popular in high performance vehicles such as the Ford Fiesta ST!


Why are Recaro seats fitted in Ford Performance vehicles?

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Recaro have over 40 years experience in professional motorsport. Recaro seats are usually a great shape and have great safety features including the below:
  • Fully upholstered headrests provide reliable head protection.
  • Closed, spine-friendly seat structure that offers ideal comfort
  • Higher backrest for optimal adjustment to the body