Ford 1.0L EcoBoost Engine Sneaks Into Carry-On En Route to LA
The good folks over at the TSA have seen all the wacky and wonderful things that passengers bring through the security checkpoint. But an engine? Well, this very well might leave TSA agents scratching their heads and reaching for their rubber gloves. Making the long journey from headquarters in Detroit to the LA Auto Show, the Ford official who sent along the images says that the TSA had no problems with the engine through security and treated it like a laptop or other large electronic devices before placing it back in his suitcase.
Although we’re not completely certain which model the all new 1.0L engine is slated for, we know that Ford will be introducing this adorable little engine stateside within the next year or two. With a refreshing of the Fiesta coming by 2014, it could be a nice home for the EcoBoost engine to settle, or even in the new Focus as well.