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For 2011, the Ford F-150 lineup goes from having no V-6 powertrains to having two. The truck’s top-of-the-line twin-turbo direct-injection six-cylinder — the EcoBoost — can make some pickup buyers nervous, as it’s an untested engine type in the full-size truck category. To make customers feel comfortable with the notion of a high-output V-6, the EcoBoost was put to the test in two race trucks competing in the Baja 1000, the grueling 1,061-mile off-road course. To learn more, go to Also check out our newest stories from and

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