DEARBORN, MI – Ford engineers took what was old and made it new again in designing the 2.0L direct-injection inline 4-cyl. engine for the all-new ’12 Focus. The 2.0L, in architecture only, traces its roots back to the auto maker’s Duratec line of engines, which have been in service since the 1990s, says Robert Fascetti, director-Large Gas and Diesel Engine Engineering at Ford. Throughout its history, the architecture has been offered on a wide range of vehicles in a variety of ...
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