Ford’s Thunderbird concept makes 390 hp. Ford Motor Co. gives Thunderbird aficionados a glimpse of the car’s potential at the L.A. International Auto Show’s unveiling of a supercharged version. The T’bird concept makes 390 hp at 6,000 rpm and 390 lb.-ft. (529 Nm) of torque at 3,500 rpm – thanks to a Roots-type blower from Eaton Corp. Says Dave Szczupak, vice president-powertrain operations: "Achieving 390 hp from a 3.9L is a testament to this engine’s efficient use of ...

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