Interactive Kiosks Help With Buying F-150
How do you buy the most technologically advanced Ford F-150 ever made? Do you just walk in and talk to a salesman? What if you want to know more about the truck? Help is on the way.
Here in the United States, we have some pretty impressive police interceptors. A V8 Charger isn’t exactly a slouch. But if you live in a country where fleeing off-road is even more of an option, you need some serious hardware to pursue. In Australia, that’s a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor converted for police duty.
Ford’s new 2.7L EcoBoost is extremely efficient. It carries a 26 mpg rating on the highway, and is only a $400 upgrade over the base 3.5L naturally-aspirated V6. It’s also pretty quick, and pretty fun. But was a turbo gasoline engine the best choice in the new truck, or should they have gone the diesel route?
The North American Car and Truck / Utility of the year is one of the biggest awards given out. Last year, the Chevrolet Silverado was the victor in the truck category. This year, two Ford Motor Company vehicles are vying for the top truck spot; the Lincoln MKC and the aluminum Ford F-150.
The folks at Motor City Solutions, who manage Ford’s fleet, jacked up a new F-150 weighing 4,120 pounds and sat it down on four Power Wheels F-150 trucks.