Ford will feature a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder EcoBoost engine in the Focus and C-MAX in 2012, followed by the B-MAX soon after. The engine is the latest addition to the global family of EcoBoost engines which currently ranges from 1.6 to 3.5 litres.
The 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine will be the smallest currently produced by Ford, but its engineers say it delivers power and performance to rival a traditional 1.6-litre petrol engine while emitting less than 120g/km CO2 in the Focus. It will be available in 99 and 118PS configurations, and will develop 125bhp. Continue reading