Ford introduces its 2018 F-150 Diesel at NAIAS in Detroit 2017
The Ford F-150 has been the undisputed leader in US sales for 35 years. In the year 2016 approximately 800,000 copies were brought to the man or the woman. Three years after the launch of the current model, the bestseller pick-up is now undergoing an extensive update, which will be shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit (January 8-22, 2017).
Refreshed Optics with new equipment details
The ladder frame base made of high-strength steels as well as the aluminum bodywork (both made the F-150 easier) are already known. Innovations for the 2018 version are, on the other hand, optical: depending on the equipment line, there are new radiator grills, new headlights as well as new rear lamps and new bumpers. In addition, you can choose from the configuration of six new wheel designs. Between 17 and 22 inches everything is possible here. New interior colors are added to the interior, and Carbon is also available for the interior applications of the sports models.
The 2018 F-150 is not only a new look, it is also smarter: the pick-up is equipped with an adaptive cruise control or a collision warning system including pedestrian detection. Other technical features include the latest infotainment system called SYNC3 (with Wifi hotspot, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto), a 360-degree camera, a tracking assistant, and a dead-angle warner.
2018 Ford F-150 Powertrain
Of the overall the 2018 F-150 powertrain lineup will be the focus of attention. the 2.7-liter turbocharged EcoBoost V6, the 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 and the 5.0-liter V8, a new direct-injected 3.3-liter V-6 replaces the current 3.5-liter V6 in base models and is expected to make 282 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque as that engine, but with higher efficiency. 2018 Ford F150 diesel : In addition to the Engine for the first time in the F-150 history also a new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine. All engines are coupled with a 10-speed automatic transmission. All new Ford F-150 powertrains also get engine stop/start as standard.
Market launch, price in US and the way to Europe
2018 Ford F-150 (Diesel) launch in the US market this fall 2017. Prices are not yet known. Officially, however, the revised F-150 will not come to Europe either. If you still want to have one, only the way to the importer remains.
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