Ford Motor Co.’s new direct-injected-turbocharged EcoBoost engine has passed durability testing with flying colors and is on track for its launch next year in the Lincoln MKS sedan, says a top engineer. The twin-turbocharged 3.5L V-6, based on Ford’s Duratec 35 engine architecture, will be the first version of EcoBoost that eventually will be offered in 4-cyl. configurations, says Brett Hinds, advanced engine design and development manager. While Ford has much experience in ...

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