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  • Instead, Ford was equipping some cars with robust V-8 engines that more than tripled the 40-odd mph top speed attained by the Model T.

    The English Is Coming!

  • With two powertrain options – a standard 3.5 Liter as well as a twin turbo Ecoboost, the Interceptor will have better performance than the Crown Vic, which is a 4.6 L Single Overhead Cam (SOHC) V-8.

    Ford Interceptor is 25% More Fuel Efficient Than Older Cop Cars | Inhabitat

  • And the pickup behind her was a Toyota Tundra, which had the same damn V-8.

    The Omega Theory

  • “That bad boy has the advanced trailer sway control, the polished cast-aluminum wheels, and the 5.4-liter V-8 engine.”

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • It was raining harder in the plaza now, but still Peter could hear the sucking sound of those thick windshield wipers on that 1948 Buick Roadster V-8: Thaw-whump, thaw-whump, thaw-whump.

    Heart's Desire, a short story

  • The 3.5-liter EcoBoost is rated at 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque in the F-150, compared to 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque for the 5.0-liter V-8 also offered in the truck.

    Revving Up the Top-Selling Rides

  • But if all the people who bought an EcoBoost truck in May had traded in a 2005 F-150 V-8 model, the gas saved would amount to more than 1.4 million gallons over a year.

    Revving Up the Top-Selling Rides

  • Ford Motor Co. early this year began offering Ford F-150 pickups—the best-selling vehicle line in the U.S. for more than 30 years—with V-6 engines instead of the V-8 motors that have dominated the segment for decades.

    Revving Up the Top-Selling Rides

  • Read More Test-Driving the New F-150 Skeptics and rivals wondered how many customers would opt for a smaller V-6 that costs $750 more than a comparable V-8 model.

    Revving Up the Top-Selling Rides

  • For mainstream buyers, Dodge has been promoting a V-8 Hemi engine, which gets 20 mpg on the highway by shutting down four cylinders when the truck is cruising at highway speeds.

    Revving Up the Top-Selling Rides


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