The North American based automaker Ford has managed to win the 2013 International Engine of the Year award with its impressive 1.0 liter EcoBoost unit.
Bad news for Renault and it’s 0.9 TCe 90 unit because the French company couldn’t stop Ford from winning the 2013 International Engine of the Year award for the second time in a row, with its 1.0 liter EcoBoost. The award was handed over after a team of 87 journalists from 35 countries have chosen the winner. The EcoBoost engine, in its 1.0 liter shape, is currently found under the hood of models like the European Fiesta, Focus, B-Max, C-Max and Grand C-Max, and it will soon make its way onto other vehicles.
The 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine, with its 999cc, has managed to win the International Engine of the Year on the Ford Focus and it also received the New Engine title, on the same model. The Green Engine went to the Chevrolet Volt / Opel Ampera, for the 1.4 liter range extender, the 1.0 Liter to 1.4 Liter award was won by Volkswagen, with the 1.4 liter TSI, the 1.4 Liter to 1.8 Liter by BMW PSA with the 1.6 turbo from the MINI Cooper S, Peugeot 207, Citroen DS3 and more, the 1.8 Liter to 2.0 Liter by BMW with the 2-liter twin turbo, the 2.5 Liter to 3.0 Liter by BMW with the 3-liter bi-turbo six-cylinder, found on the 1M Coupe, 335is and Z4 35is, the 3.0 Liter to 4.0 Liter by BMW, for the 4.0L V8 on the M, and above 4.0 Liter award was won by the Ferrari 458 Italia and 458 Spider, for the 4.5L V8. The Performance Engine of the Year was also won by the Italian supercar while Ford managed to get another award, the Sub 1-Liter, for the same EcoBoost, equipping the Focus.