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Ford Fiesta 3-Cyl Boosted To 140 HP: Forbidden Fruit Quick Drive

Ford Fiesta 3-Cyl Boosted To 140 HP: Forbidden Fruit Quick Drive

At 123 horsepower, Ford's 1.0-liter Ecoboost Fiesta already develops an impressive output for its diminutive size. That it does so while delivering entertaining handling and perhaps most importantly, a 36 mpg combined rating (31 mpg city, 43 mpg highway) is even better. But Ford's powertrain... read more

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BMW 1-Series (European model) fitted with prototype 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine

BMW's Three-Cylinder Engine: Same Power, Better Gas Mileage Than Four

How do you get better gas mileage from engines that create the same power as what you've built your brand on? If you're BMW, the answer is that you launch an entirely new... read more March 26, 2013 by  1


 
2014 Ford Fiesta

2014 Ford Fiesta: EcoBoost 1.0-Liter, 3-Cylinder Engine For Subcompact

It's been on sale in Europe for months, and now it's coming to the U.S.: the smallest engine sold by a U.S. automaker in decades. The 2014 Ford Fiesta that goes on sale next... read more November 19, 2012 by  5


 
MINI Rocketman Concept MkII

Next-Gen, 3-Cyl MINI Hatchback To Debut At 2013 Frankfurt Show?

You only need to take a look at the current MINI range--with its hatchbacks, convertibles, coupes, roadsters, crossovers and more--to see that it's quite a challenge... read more July 19, 2012 by 


 
Chevrolet Beat Diesel (aka Chevy Spark) brochure image from India, Aug 2011

GM Launches World's Second-Smallest Car Diesel, In Indian Beat

It must be the Chevrolet Spark minicar's moment in the sun. Last week, GM confirmed that the smallest Chevy ever sold will come to the U.S. as a 2013 model. Then we put two... read more August 10, 2011 by  1


 
2009 VW Passat wagon test car w/Bosch-Mahle turbocharged 1.2-liter, 3-cyl engine, from WardsAuto.com

Smaller, More Efficient: VW Passat With 1.2-Liter 3-Cylinder Engine

How large an engine do you need in a mid-size car? Just a few years ago, the answer would have been a V-6 of 2.8 to 3.5 liters, perhaps with a base model offering a four of... read more June 23, 2011 by  5


 
Ford Start Concept

Ford's Gas Mileage Goals Spawn 3-Cylinder Engine, New Hybrids

Smaller, more efficient engines that equal the power of larger, lazier ones are how automakers all over the world plan to raise fuel economy. Today Ford [NYSE:F] doubled down... read more June 2, 2011 by  9


 
BMW ActiveE Concept

BMW Looking To Boost MPGs With TwinPower Turbo Three-Cylinder Engines

Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns push automakers towards engines with lower displacements... read more March 22, 2011 by  1


 
2009 BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

Report: BMW Working On Three-Cylinder Engines

Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns push buyers towards engines with lower displacements... read more June 7, 2010 by 


 
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