21 Aug '11, 11pm

Ford to introduce more fuel efficient powertrains: The Ford Focus in Europe will be blessed with two more fuel e...

The Ford Focus in Europe will be blessed with two more fuel efficient powertrain options in the form of the Ford PowerShift automatic with dual dry-clutch technology; and the Flexifuel , which is capable of utilising E85 fuel. The dual dry-clutch technology will be featured on new Focus models with the 125PS, 1.6litre Duratec Ti-VCT petrol engine with a six-speed Ford PowerShift automatic transmission. It will replace the conventional four-speed torque-converter automatic that was available with petrol engines in the previous Ford model and helps deliver reductions in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, while also providing a more responsive driving experience. In fact, compared to the 100PS 1.6litre automatic model, it has cut CO2 emissions by 19 per cent to 149g/km and achieves fuel consumption of 36.8mpg. PowerShift transmissions are based on efficient manual transmissi...

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