It is produced in Germany, Romania and China and is available in 72 countries.
Small gasoline engine that propels cars Fordincluding the new Fiesta, beat premium brands and supercars rivals to win the Engine Oscars for the third time in a row.
Ford Motor's 1,0-liter EcoBoost engine, which reduces fuel consumption without sacrificing power, was today named World Engine of the Year 2014 for handling, dynamics, economy, sophistication and adaptability.
A jury of 82 automotive journalists from 35 countries also named the 1.0-liter EcoBoost "Best engine under 1.0 liter" for the third consecutive year at the 2014 Stuttgart Motor Show.
“We delivered the full package of impressive fuel economy, amazing dynamics, quietness and refinement that we knew this small 1.0-liter engine had to have to change the rules of the game,” said Bob Fasetti, vice president of engine design, Ford. "With the One Plan, Ford EcoBoost continues to be the benchmark for power combined with economy for a small petrol engine."
The engine has won 13 major awards to date. In addition to seven World Engine of the Year awards for three consecutive years, including Best New Engine in 7 Years, the 2012 liter EcoBoost was also honored with the 1.0 Paul Pitsch International Prize for Technological Innovation in Germany; Dewar Trophy from the Royal Automobile Club of Great Britain Award for Important Scientific Discovery from Popular Mechanics magazine, USA. Ford also became the first automaker to receive a Ward Award for one of the 2013 best 10-cylinder engines.
“This year's race has been the most contested race so far, but the 1.0-liter EcoBoost has yet to give up for several reasons - great complexity, amazing flexibility and excellent efficiency,” said Dean Slavnic, co-chairman of the 16th World Engine of the Year award and editor of the magazine. International propulsion technologies. "The 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine is one of the most advanced examples of engine design."
Triumph of the 1,0-liter EcoBoost
Introduced in Europe in 2012 with the new Ford Focus, the 1.0-liter EcoBoost is now available in 9 more models: Fiesta, B-MAX, EcoSport, C-MAX and Grand C-MAX, Tourneo Connect, Tourneo Courier, Transit Connect and Transit Courier ...
The new Mondeo will continue the European expansion of the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine introduced later this year - the smallest engine to be used in such a large family car.
Available in 100 and 125 hp versions, Ford recently introduced a new version of the 140 hp engine. in the new Fiesta Red Edition and Fiesta Black Edition - the most powerful mass-produced cars with a 1.0-liter engine so far, accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 9 seconds, a top speed of 201 km / h, fuel consumption of 4.5 l / h 100 km and CO2 emissions 104 g / km *.
The 1.0-liter EcoBoost models are one of five Ford vehicles sold in 20 traditional Ford markets **. In the first 5 months of 2014, the markets in which the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine proved to be the most popular were the Netherlands (38% of all car purchases), Denmark (37%) and Finland (33%).
Ford's European plants in Cologne, Germany, and Craiova, Romania, produce one EcoBoost engine every 42 seconds, and recently topped 500 units.
“It has been 3 years and a lot of 3-cylinder engines have come out, but the 1.0-liter EcoBoost is still the best,” said Massimo Nasimbene, jury member and editor from Italy.
Ford vehicles equipped with a 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine are available in 72 countries. US customers will be able to buy the Focus with a 1.0-liter EcoBoost later this year, and the Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost is now available.
Ford recently launched a 1.0-liter EcoBoost in Chongqing, China to meet Asian demand. In the first quarter of 2014, more than 1/3 of Fiesta customers in Vietnam chose the 1,0-liter EcoBoost engine.
“The success of the 1,0-liter EcoBoost engine follows the snowball effect. Since its inception, we have expanded Ford's vehicle portfolio to markets around the world and set a new global benchmark for engine design that delivers direct customer benefits such as efficiency and dynamics, ”said Barb Samardzic, General Operations Manager, Ford. -Europe.
More than 200 engineers and designers from R&D centers in Aachen and Merkenich, Germany, and Dagenham and Dutton, UK, have spent over 5 million hours developing the 1.0L EcoBoost engine.
The engine's compact, low-inertia turbocharger spins at up to 248 rpm - over 000 times per second, nearly double the top speed of turbocharged engines driven by F4 racing cars in 000.