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Video: Ford Falcon EcoBoost kills a toad in online ad

Ford has released an amusing, albeit slightly sick, new promotional video for the new Ford Falcon EcoBoost. The new four-cylinder Falcon is now available in XT, G6, and G6 E form.

Obviously looking to remove any notion attached to four cylinder engines being ‘weak and not powerful enough’, Ford has come up with a creative approach to rub in the faces of all the four cylinder haters out there.

Before anyone breaks out in tears and reaches for the tissues, toads are considered a pest in Australia – in parts of Queensland, killing toads is encouraged.

The Ford Falcon EcoBoost comes with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 179kW of power and 353Nm of torque. Average fuel consumption is rated at 8.1L/100km.

Click play on the video below to check out the ad, and don’t forget to let us know what you think of it in the comments section below.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.