Ecoboost Ford F-150 Makes 420 lb-ft Of Torque

Numbers for the twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 Ecoboost Ford F-150: 365-hp, 420 lb-ft of torque at 1,700rpm. For reference, Ford's new 6.2-liter V8 returns 434 lb-ft at 4,500rpm. Point being, die-hard truck buyers don't trust twin-turbo V6's. Yet. [Pickuptrucks.com] » 9/20/10 5:15pm 9/20/10 5:15pm

Popular Mechanics Puts Its Own Numbers To The Corvette ZR1

We knew the 2009 Corvette ZR1 » 10/14/08 4:15pm 10/14/08 4:15pm was fast, but until now, we didn’t know how fast it could be in the hands of anyone other than GM’s official test drivers. It appears has strapped its own timing gear to the ZR1 and hit the go pedal. We’re kind of relieved they pulled times slightly slower than those officially quoted by …