Ford showed a new generation Ford F-150 pickup

Ford showed a new generation Ford F-150 pickup

June 26, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Ford showed the updated F-150 pickup. The bestseller of the brand and, in combination, the most popular pickup in the world got a “fresh” appearance, a more modern interior and for the first time received a hybrid variation.

According to the Ford press center, the new F-150 was developed by thoroughly modernizing the cars of the past generation. The steel supporting frame with box section side members has not changed, the carcass also did not touch the change, however, all the exterior panels are new. It is they who form the more modern appearance of the car.

Significantly updated and the interior of the pickup. In the basic trim levels, a 4-inch on-board computer information screen appeared in the dashboard, and in more expensive ones, a full-fledged digital cockpit of 8 or 12.3 inches was installed instead. The multimedia system with an 8- or 12-inch display is also new, along with this a premium Bang & Olufsen audio system with 8 or 18 speakers is offered to order.

Another important innovation was the hybrid version of PowerBoost, consisting of a 3.5-liter EcoBoost gasoline turbo engine, a 48-horsepower electric motor and a 10-speed automatic transmission. The system is powered by a 1.5 kWh lithium-ion battery, due to which the total range on one tank and charge is 1125 km.

All previous ICEs in the face of two turbo engines of 2.7 and 3.5 liters, naturally-aspirated engines V6 and V8 of 3.3 and 5.0 liters, respectively, and another 3.0-liter turbodiesel “six” are preserved.

In the US, an updated Ford F-150 is due to appear this fall.

In addition, it was previously noted that Ford offers a free car remote control system.