Find Out What Makes The New 2015 Ford F-150 So Special?
The world’s best selling truck becomes stronger, lighter and faster. 2015 Ford F-150 makes its debut in the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that took place the last week. What is the secret of 2015 Ford F-150? The main highlight is the aluminum body.
2015 Ford F-150 makes use of a lot more aluminum in order to save 700 pounds of his weight. 700 pounds off means 700 pounds more towing capacity. The usage of the aluminum body in car is nothing new, but its currency in a machine designed for as much punishment as your average truck seems like a disaster recipe. The obvious advantage of the aluminum is its rust-free nature, but there are the worries of the customers about the lower durability of the aluminum in contrast of the steel. Ford points out that divers military vehicles use a similar type of aluminum alloy in their bodies, such as the HMMWV. Furthermore the numerous tests in labs and the 10 million miles driven in real life prove that the 1.4mm-thick aluminum used in the bed is more durable than the steel in the current model.
Ford went through several decades to get the best knowledge of how to work with materials and regarding the aluminum through four different generations of previous aluminum bodies. The many years work results with the perfect formula to get the right thickness for durability and the right possible thinness to save weight and cost that can be find in the upcoming 2015 Ford F-150.
In this way 2015 Ford F-150 improves his driving dynamics, performance and fuel efficiency, as well as the possibility to haul heavy loads.
Other features that pick out the 2015 Ford F-150 is the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine that will come with a stop-start system to further save fuel. There will be also a panoramic glass roof, parallel-park assist, rear doors that open 170 degrees, massaging seats, 360-degree surround view camera system, LED lights and much more. As regards the price, Ford says that the new truck will cover the same price range as the outgoing model.