2015 Ford F 150
F 150 is one of the Ford’s best selling vehicles in its class. The new model, 2015 Ford F 150 will be presented at Detroit’s car show, and we can expect its showing on the market by the end of the year. The F 150 is still in developing stage, so final product could be different from the one we’ll see in Detroit premiere. Many of its competitors have already launched new models, and Ford is using that as a model for its own improvement. Main change on the 2015 F 150 will be materials used on its producing.
Usual steel parts used on the body panels will be substituted by much lighter aluminum. Weight drop leads to less gas consumption. Aluminum parts in combination with wheel shutters, movable front chin spoiler and EcoBoost V6 will make it enough saving so buyers will feel big change on the 2015 Ford F 150. Competitors to this vehicle will be Toyota Tundra, Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500.
2015 Ford F 150 – trim levels
The 2015 Ford F 150 will be offered in two trim levels. Still in developing mode, Ford has two prototypes of the vehicle, with different dashboard and configurations. Ford is still silent, but there are enthusiasts that made spy shots For all official information we will have to wait until 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The new 2015 F 150 uses platform from Atlas, according to those photos. Center-stack design with 8-inch central touch-screen display, exterior and interior parts are very familiar to Atlas concept. Then, we have central tunnel, the gear selector on the left and two cup holders on the right, are also similarities. Knobs and buttons are easy to use with two simple rows of presets 1 to 6. Ford is using MyFord Touch infotainment interface on their new vehicles, so it is almost sure for the 2015 F 150.
2015 Ford F 150 – engine
The 2015 Ford F 150 should use same engine as its predecessor. If that is true, it will be 5.0-liter V8, along with the twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 which makes 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. That will allow 2015 Ford F 150 to sprint to 100 km/h in 6.5 sec. Fuel Economy of 18 mpg should be improved because of weight lose. Other engine option mentioned in rumors is 3.7-liter V6 capable of producing around 300 horsepower.
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