Popular Mechanics names Ford’s 1-liter EcoBoost a Breakthrough

by Don Bain
Torque News
October 2, 2012

Ford Motor Company’s revolutionary 1.0-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost engine has won a highly coveted Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics magazine, announced today…

“We placed the bar incredibly high when we set out to design this engine,” said Joe Bakaj, Ford vice president, Global Powertrain. “We wanted to deliver eye-popping fuel economy, surprising performance, quietness and refinement ‚Äì and all from a very small three-cylinder engine.

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