Ecoboost for Range Rover Evoque
Ford’s new 200bhp light-pressure turbo Ecoboost engine is expected to be among the important thing powerplants within the new Range Rover Evoque.
Land Rover won’t confirm or deny this news, however the engine is known to presently being examined inside a number of prototypes using up the Nürburgring in front of next month’s show reveal in the Paris auto show.
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The 200bhp Ecoboost should endow the Evoque with an above average turn of speed – within the Mondeo it’s able to -60mph in 7.9secs and 144mph.
And it is suitable for the Ford/Getrag six-speed dual-clutch Powershift transmission, which may give Land Rover a condition-of-the skill powertrain because of its newborn Range Rover.
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Urban motorists from the Evoque will probably plump with this combo in large figures, for both easy driving and gas mileage.
Again within the Mondeo the Ecoboost is ranked at 36.6mpg and 179g/km – figures that match the stop-start diesel Freelander.
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