If we take a look back in the Ford yard we will see that with new generation the carmaker in increasing its models in size. The strange sting is that the engines are getting smaller. It seems that the American automaker is selling the 2013 Ford Mondeo with a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine as at the 2013 Fusion in the US. The announcement came recently, before the Go Further brand event that takes place today in Holland. The engine features different other technologies aside to help when in trouble. To be more precise, the engineers have offered twin variable camshaft timing, a compact, low-inertia turbocharger, direct fuel injection and also an aluminum cylinder head that features integrated exhaust manifold with a cam belt-in-oil design.
The 1.0-liter EcoBoost will be capable of developing 123 horsepower and 170 Nm of torque. This last value can go up to 200 Nm in over boost mode. The CO2 emission level reaches 130 g/km. This new engine was offered as a replacement for the 1.6-liter inline-four capable of developing 118 horsepower and 156 g/km CO2 emissions. This is the engine powering the current Mondeo. Thanks to the smart technology, carmaker are able of providing more quality, comfort, performance, versatility, fuel economy, environment-friendliness and so on, for much less. This is what vice president, Product Development of Ford of Europe, Barb Samardzich said. Just think of the actual benefits customers will receive if all future Ford Mondeo models would be equipped with the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine.
The cutting-edge technology will leave everyone with their mouths open and so impressed that it would be very hard to resist. These are all the info available so far, but more details will be revealed at the Go Further event that takes place right now in Holland.
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