Rocket ship superalloy tech helped developed Ford Fusion’s 2.0L turbo engine

Ford engineers went above and beyond to give its customers the best reliability they could find with its latest Fusion Turbo model.

The automaker looked to space shuttle technology for solutions, and came out with tungsten and cobalt materials to forge the 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbine wheel. Using this material provides a higher temperature limit, which can handle up to 1,922 degrees Farenheit. By comparison, the 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine that powers the Explorer and the Edge can take heat up to 1,778 degrees Farenheit.

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Improving upon the materials used means better reliability for the driver for the life of the car. In addition to the BorgWarner K03 turbocharger, Ford made further improvements with an intergraded exhaust manifold design that directs more exhaust gas energy into the turbo at a more rapid rate by way of a combined manifold and head setup. Also featured is both water- and oil-cooling, water for after then engine is turned off and oil-cooling for when the motor is running.

This new turbo will also be featured in the Ford Focus ST.

– By: Alexandra Koken


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