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Daytona speed record set by Ford EcoBoost racer


Although the American company went to great extent to establish the EcoBoost name as a synonym to the latest fuel-saving powertrain technology, there's still power inside, as it recently demonstrated, establishing a new speed record at Florida’s legendary Daytona speedway. A prototype race car that employed a tuned up version of the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 went on and posted a single ...
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