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.
*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
*Contains 6 cylinders
*Less nose-heavy shooting into a turn when compared to a V8
*More economical and cheaper to run than a V8
Ford Performance vehicles are the exciting division of Ford that produce high performance vehicles.
The Ford GT is the fastest Ford Car, reaching 0-60 mph in just 3.2 seconds.
The Ford Mustang Bullitt has a top speed of 163mph.
2.3 EcoBoost engine with direct injection and twin-scroll turbocharger
Yes, the Ford GT is a supercar with a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine and Horsepower of 647.
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.
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!