Ford has confirmed its willingness to downsizing the capacity of its passenger cars. He had given advertisement in the past months, and now goes to its implementation. The first model will have an under his engine is the Ford C-Max. The successful series of small Ford van home, opens the way for all the sisters, for the project of the downsizing of its models.
The American company has, for some time now, many road tests of the C-Max, equipped with the engine type EcoBoost 1.0-liter displacement. The decision came into the open exposing Start the concept car, with just 1.0 cc EcoBoost engine, led to a power output of 100 horsepower. The house will put the blue oval in the minivan market from Spain, home of the establishment in which designs and assembles the C-Max.
From the city of Valencia, then, Ford will begin to bring to light the car will be powered by the new engine: a three-cylinder turbocharged by a turbocharger that will and will replace, within a short time, the existing engines from 1.2 cc and 1.4 cc, with power, respectively, from 60 hp to 96 hp, both sucked. The will, of course, is to achieve the implementation of fuel economy and lower harmful emissions into the air.
To succeed, the house of American car decreases, in fact, the displacement, while improving, performance. The same will, moreover, the displacement of downsizing is a project which is also equivalent to other brands of cars, first of all, the Fiat. Let us recall that the Lingotto has implemented this strategy with the introduction of engine Twin-Twin. Returning to the Ford C-Max 1.0 EcoBoost should be marketed in late 2011.