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New turbocharged engine is proven on road and track; Ford Performance boss hints at future possibilities in more applications

Ford could sell the twin-turbo 3.5-litre V6 EcoBoost engine of its new GT supercar to other car makers and privateer race teams, much in the same way

When asked if the engine could end up in cars made by other racing teams, Pericak said this was a possibility, and hinted that it was something Ford had already considered.

Pericak added that there was no reason why the latest EcoBoost unit couldn’t end up powering a low-volume sports or supercar built by a small firm, much like Chevrolet’s LS V8s feature in small production cars such as the Ultima GT-R.

The EcoBoost unit is already sold as an off-the-shelf product and features in the Radical RXC Turbo, but Ford's comments suggest the engine could now be offered in its latest state of tune.

In the GT, Ford claims a power output of around 600bhp, but insiders think the unit is capable of more.

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