How many synonyms do you need to guess which pick-up truck is in question here? Despite the great title that exposes our mystery, it would suffice to say ton and a half pickup truck. So, even if you don’t add new synonyms you know we talk about US Ford Company. We assume that the third synonym isn’t needed. Exactly, we present you the new version of 2018 Ford F-150 pickup. Long-time philosophy intensive use of aluminum is finally paying off. The vehicle with the success of losing weight will have improved performances.
They also made significant savings in terms of fuel consumption. Additional savings that might be received in a whole series of production then they will achieve their score. The structure of the body has been built on a completely new platform that offers more possibilities. Spy shots suggest the main changes are done to the front fascia. So, we are talking about tightening the face that will bring a new look. The list of changes includes aerodynamic bonnet, revised headlamps, a new grille, bumpers and other details.
2018 Ford F-150 – Drive
2018 Ford F-150 introduced diesel engine into the drive specification. It is the 3.0-liter V6 engine with 254 horsepower and 443 pounds-feet of torque. The engine is connected to a 10-speed automatic transmission, which displaces torque to all four wheels. As a result of these changes, we can expect more favorable numbers in fuel consumption. However, if you want impressive performance then you will choose Raptor. V8 aggregates release a large number of horsepower. Engineers are also preparing a new package of suspension that should enable riding on uneven terrain. Precise control system and new technology increase efficiency. They made big progress when it comes to capacity and steering. We can rightly say that the new 2018 Ford F-150 model is the best in its segment.
2018 Ford F-150 – Cabin
There is not much information regarding the interior of 2018 Ford F-150. It only tells us that this time, the focus is not on the interior. So minimal changes were made in terms of quality of materials and some new functions. Equipment packages are almost identical to the previous model. The cabin can accommodate five passengers arranged in two rows of seats. 2018 Ford F-150 is most popular with a double cabin that has four doors. The trailer is made of stainless material and the option is offered for closing the cargo space. The list of standard equipment includes a large touch screen, navigation, and automatic climate control. Safety remains at a high level, thanks to the active protection systems.
2018 Ford F-150 – Release Date
Ford has invested huge resources in the platform and engines. Expectations are that it will be worth it in the future. Competition in the segment is very strong and prices for 2018 Ford F-150 are affordable. So the company has done a lot to correct appeal to customers and add the new value. Sales will start during 2017, but before that premiere is expected in the first quarter of 2017.