Tag Archives: Torque

News: 2017 Raptor Performance Ratings

Lighter and Faster

The 2017 F-150 Raptor is more powerful and more efficient

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Performance

Ford Performance has long been promising that the new version of the F-150 Raptor would outperform its predecessor thanks to reduced weight and an efficient EcoBoost engine. Well, the official ratings are in and it looks like the engineers have delivered on that promise.
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News: 2017 F-150 3.5-liter Engine Ratings

Greater Grunt

The 2017 F-150 packs more power, more torque and a 10-speed auto trans

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Wondering how Ford would improve the performance of its eternally popular pickup truck? Well, the company has just announced that the 2017 model’s new 3.5-liter engine will offer better performance and towing thanks to an output of 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading

News: GT350 vs. GT350R Performance

Numbers Game

How does the 2016 Shelby GT350 stack up to the GT350R?

By Steve Turner

As you know by now, the first rear-wheel dyno numbers for the Voodoo 5.2-liter engine hit the Internet last week. Despite spinning the rollers on a 100-degree dyno room at K&N Engineering, the latest Shelby GT350 put down solid peak numbers of nearly 467 horsepower and 374 lb-ft of torque. Technically, the numbers were 466.78 and 373.75, but they were rounded up, and what’s a little power among friends? Well, if you were left wondering if the GT350R brought more to the table, wonder no longer…
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News: 2016 Focus RS Performance

Real Speed

The 2016 Focus RS sprints from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Today at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Ford officially revealed the pricing and performance of the forthcoming 2016 Focus RS. The highly anticipated hot hatch from Ford Performance is said to be the fastest Focus RS model yet, but more importantly it is now available for order in Europe, with pricing starting at €39,000 in Germany and £29,000 in the United Kingdom. The North American starting tariff is $36,605.
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News: 2016 Focus RS Power

Power Play

Ford Performance reveals the official output of its latest hot hatch

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

As we showed you yesterday, a 2016 Focus RS prototype will run the famed Hill Climb at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. Behind the wheel will be the Hoonigan himself, Ken Block. If that weren’t exciting enough, Ford has taken this occasion to announce the performance specs of the hotly anticipated hatch.
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