The Ford F-Series is a progression of light-obligation trucks and medium-obligation trucks (Class 2-7) that have been promoted and produced by Ford Motor Company since 1948, these are jacked up trucks. While most variations of the F-Series trucks are full-estimate pickup trucks, the F-Series likewise incorporates case taxicab trucks and business vehicles. The Ford F-Series has been the top of the line vehicle in the United States since 1981 and the top of the line pickup since 1977. It is likewise the top of the line vehicle in Canada.
In 1999, to overcome any issues between the pickup line and the medium-obligation trucks, the F-250 and F-350 turned into the Ford Super Duty vehicles; considered an extension of the F-Series, the Super Duty trucks are based on a particular frame with heavier-obligation segments. As of the 2017 model year, the F-Series incorporates the F-150, the Super Duty (F-250 through F-550), and F-650 and F-750 Super Duty medium-obligation business trucks. The most mainstream variant of the F-Series is the F-150, now in its thirteenth era.
For the 2015 model year, Ford Motor Company presented the thirteenth-era F-150. Without physically changing any measurements from its antecedent, in light of a legitimate concern for mileage, planners diminished control weight by about 750 pounds. In a radical change for a mass-showcase vehicle, a significant part of the weight lessening seems the change from steel to aluminum in its body structure (most of the casing itself stays high-quality steel). With the solitary special case of the firewall, all sheet metal utilized for the F-150 body is aluminum.
To a great extent saw by the Ford Atlas idea vehicle at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, the styling presented a totally new plan dialect for the Ford F-Series; just the ventured window from the Super Duty was continued. To demonstrate the solidness of the aluminum-concentrated plan, disguised models were entered in the Baja 1000 perseverance race, in which the vehicles wrapped up. To further build efficiency, a 3.5L V6 turned into the base motor with the presentation of a 2.7L EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 close by the 3.5L variant; the 5.0L V8 stayed accessible. The 2015 F-150 is the principal pickup truck with versatile voyage control, which utilizes radar sensors on the front of the vehicle to keep up a set after separation amongst it and the vehicle in front of it, diminishing rate if important. The passage has rolled out a few improvements to their motor lineup for the 2018 model-year pickup, which Ford has affirmed will be an individual from the thirteenth era. The 3.5L base motor has been supplanted with a more effective 3.3L V6 that brags an indistinguishable power from the active 3.5, yet guarantees better mileage.
The new 3.3L V6 will be mated to the current 6-speed transmission. The 2.7L and 3.5L EcoBoost motors, and in addition the 5.0L V8 have had minor redesigns and enhancements towards power and productivity, and will all be mated to the new 10-speed transmission.
These 3 motors will likewise all component the stop/begin innovation which was beforehand just accessible with the 2.7L, additionally enhancing mileage no matter how you look at it. Portage is additionally presenting its first diesel motor in a F-150 which they’re calling the “Control Stroke” motor. The diesel motor is a twin turbo 3.0L V6 from the “Lion” lineup of motors shared by PSA Peugot Citroën and Jaguar Land Rover. The motor will deliver 440 lb-ft of torque and be mated to the new 10-speed transmission, and furthermore highlight the stop/begin innovation.
Outside of new motor elements, Ford has quit offering the Sony stereo framework as a choice and supplanted it with B&O PLAY, a sound framework outlined by Danish sound framework producer Bang and Olufsen. Correct mileage upgrades have not been declared yet. This model will be relied upon to dispatch in the Fall of 2017, and will be American worked at both the Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan, and the Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Missouri.