Two Kinds of Ponies in the Northwest 'Burbs This Saturday - 2015 Ford Ecoboost Challenge Test Drives and 2015 Ford Edge CUV Giveaway, video

Want to give your Mom an early Mother’s Day gift she won’t soon forget?

Take Mom over to  Ford’s 2015 Ecoboost Challenge.

WHAT: Ford’s 2015 Ecoboost Challenge is bringing out turbocharged models and hybrids for back-to-back driving comparisons with competitors’ models.

WHAT IS ECOBOOST: Ford’s patented turbocharging = feeding a gasoline engine greater volumes of air compressed by exhaust pressure for increased combustion = more power per engine volume (displacement). Available from 1.0L 3-cylinders on the Ford Fiesta all the way up to 3.5L 6-cylinders on the Ford Expedition SUV and aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 half-ton pick-up truck, packing 420 pound-feet of V-8 drumming torque.

GIVEAWAYS? All attendees who accompany any registrant can enter to win an all-new 2015 Ford Edge Ecoboost, at the CUTTING EDGE of mid-size crossover utility vehicles.

WHERE: Arlington [Park] International Racecourse, 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Parking Lot A, Arlington Heights, Illinois.


WHEN:  This Saturday, May 9, 2015. It falls one day before Mother’s Day at Arlington Park Race Track .

WHO:  Any licensed driver age 18+ who REGISTERS for a time slot:   2015 Ford Ecoboost Tour Chicago (Arlington Park) Online Registration and Eligibility to Win 2015 Ford Edge

– Manual transmission drivers can shoot for the best launch of either a 197 hp 2015 Ford Fiesta ST  or 250 hp 2015 Ford Focus ST on the autocross circuit.

Ford Instructors will be on hand for refresher instruction on the [lost] art of driving manual transmissions.

For a different kind of “Pony Ride” hit the autocross in the newest 310 hp 2015 Ford Mustang Ecoboost. And please don’t hit the orange pylons.


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