LIMA, OH – The winds of change fail to dislodge Duratec as a Ford Motor Co. icon. On the contrary, the unveiling of a new all-aluminum 3.5L V-6 – known in its developmental stage as Cyclone – establishes Duratec as a pillar among Ford’s powertrain families. (See related story: Ford Duratec 35 Features International Flavor) Five engines – including the newest, scheduled for production in 2005 – now fall under the Duratec name. They are: Duratec 35 Duratec 30, formerly known as the ...

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