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      01-09-2008, 05:44 PM   #1
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Ecoboost....Ford's new twin turbo engine revealed!

Ford has revealed a new twin turbo engine! The engine spec in short

3.5 V6 340hp 340lb-ft.

I don't care what people say about ford's reliability, I won't jump to any conclusion about it, until real reviews come out. Could be a winner.

Anyway here's the article by autoblog.

http://www.autoblog.com/2008/01/09/v...dilac-and-bmw/


And here's a video of a Ford Taurus equipped with a ecoboost engine, racing a BMW 3 series and STS.

Just fast forward to 6:54 seconds. It doesn't sound that bad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgilKUwMl2A

Damn, with minor mods, this thing can be a beast
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lol, interesting. Not sure how about the reliability, but imagine this engine in a taurus.

By the way, don't think too much about that race. Was it a 328 or 335? What kind of Cadillac was that?

Guess everyones going TT these days.

Good for Ford and good for Ford stock
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      01-09-2008, 05:58 PM   #3
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pretty good by ford. they should be proud of themselves
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lol, interesting. Not sure how about the reliability, but imagine this engine in a taurus.
+1...that would be cool and unusual.
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Ford has revealed a new twin turbo engine! The engine spec in short

3.5 V6 340hp 340lb-ft.

I don't care what people say about ford's reliability, I won't jump to any conclusion about it, until real reviews come out. Could be a winner.

Anyway here's the article by autoblog.

http://www.autoblog.com/2008/01/09/v...dilac-and-bmw/


And here's a video of a Ford Taurus equipped with a ecoboost engine, racing a BMW 3 series and STS.

Just fast forward to 6:54 seconds. It doesn't sound that bad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgilKUwMl2A

Damn, with minor mods, this thing can be a beast
coz the quality of Ford you get in the middle east is different than what we get in the US
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coz the quality of Ford you get in the middle east is different than what we get in the US
Every hick in the south is going to have a TT engine now. Jesus. I can already see the General Lee numbers on taurus's.

Great point by the way. Overseas fords arent made in the states.
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coz the quality of Ford you get in the middle east is different than what we get in the US
Is it really that bad??? ....Anyway, I said this engine could be a winner ....COULD....!

The reliability issues over here don't favour Ford either....So Ford ain't doing good globally.
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Fast forward to 6:54

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Its a 335i!!!
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Is it really that bad??? ....Anyway, I said this engine could be a winner ....COULD....!

The reliability issues over here don't favour Ford either....So Ford ain't doing good globally.
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Every hick in the south is going to have a TT engine now. Jesus. I can already see the General Lee numbers on taurus's.

Great point by the way. Overseas fords arent made in the states.
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Its a 335i!!!
How do you know that? Something tells me they wouldnt put a vid of a car beating theirs on the internet, but hey maybe it is.
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      01-10-2008, 10:51 AM   #13
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ya rajjal lamma kent bel s3oodieh kanet el sayyarat el amerkieh momtazeh.. now it's all jacked up yo

+1....Zain yah Walad
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How do you know that? Something tells me they wouldnt put a vid of a car beating theirs on the internet, but hey maybe it is.
Yeh, not sure it was a 335i....Anyway, the ecoboost engine sounds good
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I would guess that was a e90 330i.
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It's either a 330i or 335i.....you can tell from the rims.
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It's either a 330i or 335i.....you can tell from the rims.
+1. Either 330i/335i with sports package. My guess is the former because it barely outran that STS.
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And that guy's voice is ANNOYING!!!!!!!
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And that guy's voice is ANNOYING!!!!!!!

Yeh true...Thats why they told us to jump forward to 6:54
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The suspension in that "Taurus" is hilarious look how much buck there is in the nose.
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The suspension in that "Taurus" is hilarious look how much buck there is in the nose.

+1...Yeh, that's the first thing I noticed when I saw the race....Hmm, jus engine swap,nothing else I guess
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