Lightning, whether it’s the kind that bolts down from the clouds or the automotive type that Ford stopped building a decade ago, is fast. The type that brightens the sky can hit you in a split second. The Blue Oval variety doesn’t flash across the quarter-mile mark quite that quickly, but it’s still a force of nature.
The 2015 Ford F-150 will launch later this year with a quartet of engines including the 5.0L V8 and the 3.5L EcoBoost options that have been available for a few years now, in addition to a pair of new engines – a base 3.5L V6 and a new 2.7L EcoBoost V6. Each of these four [...] More »
Part of developing cars and trucks involves attempting to drive our development vehicles in every way and every place that you, the customer, will drive yours. To this end I’ve been all over the US, Canada, and even Mexico. Usually we went to the extreme places at the wrong time of the year. In January [...] More »
Most people connect with family during awkward reunions, obscure weddings, and smiling Christmas cards. However, dusterbd13 is not most people. Rather than tolerating his niece or avoiding communication with the younger generation, he decided that they would get his fifteen-year-old niece — Bree — her first truck: a glorious 1977 Ford F-150. Equipped with a fresh [...] More »
This new F-150 has a lot a of firsts for the brand. It’s the first time they’ve used an aluminum body. It’s the first time they’ve included a 360° camera system in any Ford vehicle. The big bombshell, however, is the introduction of the 2.7-liter twin-turbo V6. This little powerhouse is the smallest engine in an [...] More »