The design has not changed.
Ford today “red letter day” – the company presented the 14th generation of the most popular pickup in the world – the F-150, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Browser.
For Ford motor company. this model is iconic. The last 38 consecutive years of F-Series was the bestselling car in the U.S., and 43 consecutive years – the best-selling pickup truck. New 14th generation promises to be the most versatile and technologically advanced model in history.
The design of the F-150 has not changed as radically as the nearest competitor. It can be assumed that this is done in favor of the numerous fans of the model, which are fairly conservative in your choice and don’t like change.
The customers are offered several options for the design of the grille, lighting and decor. Bumper can be painted in body colour or in chrome. A wide palette of colors, materials, finishes and accessories will create a pickup for each individual client.
For example, you can order a special panel organizer for tailgate Tailgate Work Surface to use it to perform part-time work.
Module Pro Power Onboard will allow you to connect a variety of equipment, or to use a car as a charging station, e.g. for recharging electric bike or powering tools.
Another option – Interior Work Surface – allows you to comfortably sit in the Parking lot with a laptop or lunch-box, and the Max Seats Recline allows you to recline the seat back and transform the front seat into sleeping position.
To new are three types of cabin, drive 4×2 and 4×4, as well as 6 options of engines. The petrol line-up consists of a 3.3-liter, naturally aspirated V6, turbo V6, the 2.7 and 3.5-liter and top-end 5-litre naturally aspirated V8. Fans of diesel engines is addressed to a 3-liter V6 PowerStroke family.
But the main novelty is a hybrid unit PowerBoost. It consists of a 3.5-liter V6, 10-speed automatic transmission, the electric capacity of 35 kW (47 HP) and a compact lithium-ion battery is 1.5 kWh. With a full tank hybrid is capable to overcome without stop over 950 km. in addition, the car can tow a trailer weighing 5.4 tons.
Standard novelties included infotainment system, SYNC 4 with extended functionality, voice control and doubled productivity. In particular, 4 received SYNC function wireless smartphone and activation SYNC AppLink, for example, Waze, and Ford+Alexa. To delight the ears of music lovers in the new F-150 will sound system B&O Sound System from Bang & Olufsen with 8 or 18 speakers depending on the version.
For the new F-150 offers numerous electronic driver AIDS, including a system of automatic emergency braking with detection of pedestrians, rear view camera with dynamic guide and automatic switching of distant light.
The car will be produced at two plants in the United States. From dealers new is expected at the end of this year.