Formula Ford 

  • 202 HP 1.6L
  • 158 mph
The car’s unofficial top speed is expected to be 255.5 km/h (158.8 mph) with a 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) time of less than four seconds.
Ford's latest Formula Ford car is sure to continue the series' legacy of providing a level playing field to act as a proving ground for future Formula 1 talents.
by Christian-Seabaugh (Sep, 2011)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Formula Ford

Top speed

Formula Ford
158 mph
One Car
225 mph
Atom V8 500
170 mph

1/4 mile

Formula Ford
4 s
Atom V8 500
11.2 s
One Car

Nurburgring time

Formula Ford
One Car

Data points Key details of the Formula Ford


Formula Ford
202 HP
One Car
900 HP
Atom V8 500
475 HP

Engine size

Formula Ford
1,600 cc
Atom V8 500
3,000 cc
One Car
2,400 cc

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web


Formula Ford
While the 1.0-litre EcoBoost-powered Formula Ford car isn’t available to buy, the Ford Focus equipped with this engine is already proving a success with customers around Europe.
The 1.0-litre EcoBoost powered Formula Ford car beat previously recorded fastest times of many supercars including the 700 horsepower Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, the 660 horsepower Ferrari Enzo and the 602 horsepower Pagani Zonda.

First Look: Formula Ford

by Christian Seabaugh |
AutomobileMag News
Getting your hands on the Fiesta RS WRC or Fiesta S2000 in North America might prove a bit tricky, since they're all prepared at M-Sport in the United Kingdom.
The all-new Formula Ford cars feature a production-based 1.6-liter turbocharged EcoBoost I-4 mounted down low right behind the driver.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Formula
Type of car Race car
Highest auction price $13k, January 2000

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.45 lb/hp
Maximum hp 202 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,600 cc
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 495 lb

road tests

Top speed 158 mph
1/4 mile 4 s
20.6km nurburgring time 7:22.0


Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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4 seconds 1/4 mile time? Come on, get real! 14 seconds would be more realistic with those specs
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