Fuel of ideas

You don’t have to know much about what’s under the bonnet to know that historically, bigger cars meant bigger engines – and smaller cars meant smaller engines. Things have moved on. Our 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has been punching above its weight since we first introduced it for the Focus just a few years ago. It’s […]

Little wonder

Often it is developments in electric vehicles and hybrids that grab the headlines when it comes to innovative means of powering cars. But more than 100 years since the internal combustion engine first saw the light of day, the humble petrol engine still plays a key role in how we travel. It is a technology […]

3 is the magic number

What do they say; good things come in small packages? Our tiny three cylinder, 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine was introduced last year, and was designed and developed at our Dunton technical Centre, right here in the UK. Since then, it’s gone on to win a multitude of awards, and is only the third engine ever built […]

Ford FF1 1.0-litre EcoBoost

This is the Ford FF1, a 1.0-litre Formula Ford-based road car. That’s right, it’s road legal. Powered by a 200PS version of our multi-award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine, the FF1 weighs just 495kg, and can accelerate from 0-60 in less than 4 seconds! Earlier this year, the FF1 set a lap time of 7min 22 sec […]