Ford is Building a F-150 Hybrid
Ford “confirmed” they were working very hard on putting together a hybrid F-150. The Hybrid engine will most likely use a version of the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine and will likely return 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
After all of the hype about the next-generation Ford F-150 switching to an aluminum body, the release of its fuel economy numbers became a logical point of focus. Ford finally published them late last month.
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 »