Ford’s turbo truck engine gets power increased for 2017

The 2017 Ford F-150 is forming up to be a 10. The upgraded pickup will be the first Ford to feature a brand-new 10-speed automatic transmission that was collectively developed with GM, and it has actually now been verified that it’s a brand-new 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 is going to be at 375 hp– 10 hp more than the present motor– and 470 lb-ft of torque, which is an increase of 50 lb-ft.

While the horse power score trails the F-150’s 5.0-liter V8 and its rivals top eight-cylinder engines, the torque number surpasses the Chevrolet Silverado’s 6.2-liter V8 for finest in class honors by 10 lb-ft.

The re-innovated EcoBoost features port and direct fuel injection, new turbos, hollow camshafts and stop-start ability. Fuel economy and tow scores have not yet been verified.

Ford happened to sell more than one million of its 3.5 and 2.7 liter EcoBoosts since it initially began offering turbocharged engines the F-150 in 2011, and they now account for most of the model’s sales.

And there’s one more en route.

The 2017 F-150 Raptor will include a high performance variation of the 3.5-liter that Ford states will outgun the old Raptor’s 6.2-liter V8, which was rated at 411 hp and 434 lb-ft, however hasn’t yet announced by how much.

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