Even though its official release date is not yet announced, there are some rumors that the latest 2017 Ford Atlas will hit the market probably in the beginning of 2017. Almost everyone knows that the Ford has the most sales in the pickup segment; actually, they have the best-selling pickups in America. This concept for the first time appeared at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, and since then we wait for some news about it. This time, we know a lot of things about it and we are going to present you this remarkable model. The approaching model will probably provide the best fuel economy in this segment, as well as a lot of smart technologies and massive exterior and elegant interior design.
2017 Ford Atlas – More Comfort, More Style:
The exterior design of the new model will be very attractive and so powerful. This model gives the impression of a very strong vehicle, capable for both on the road and off road drive. At the first glance, it is very similar to the F-150 model. The rectangular headlights are also divided into two parts and it features the newest LED technology. Down low, the rectangular fog lights are also powered by the LEDs and very useful in improving road vision when the weather is bad. The gigantic front grille with the Ford logo gives the vehicle so strong and aggressive impression and most of the people are just delighted with this detail. You can imagine how people reacts when they see all possibilities of the resulting 2017 Ford Atlas. For better off-road capabilities, this model has extremely tires and very nice alloy wheels. Features like active wheel shutters, drop-down front air dam and power running boards improve aesthetic design and fuel efficiency. Other exterior features are dual-purpose tailgate step, dynamic hitch assist, cargo cradle, 360-degree point-of-view camera, side mirror lighting, hidden cargo ramps, and many others.
From the inside, the 2017 Ford Atlas is so spacious and very futuristic. All seats are very large and made of lightweight materials. Of course, leather upholstery is something that is normal for all modern vehicles, and also for this model. Entertainment in the cabin will be on high-level thanks to the new infotainment display located in the center of the dash. Three spokes steering wheel is also covered by the leather and has a lot of buttons for easier controlling the touchscreen display. Some of the features inside are cruise control, noise audio system, blind-spot monitors, lane-keeping system, air condition, very supportive and lightweight seats, and many others.
2017 Ford Atlas – Engine and Acceleration:
Under the hood, the resulting 2017 Ford Atlas will be powered by a 5.0 liter V8 engine that will be capable of generating 360-hp and 380 pound-feet of torque. Power from the engine will be routed to all wheels’ trough the 6-speed automatic transmission system. This is not official, but some rumors say that the upcoming model will run to the 60 miles per hour in 8.1 seconds. The fact is that the fuel economy of Ford pickups is really bad, but they will try to reduce the fuel economy of this model but we don’t have anything official.
2017 Ford Atlas – Release Date and Price:
The release date of the anticipated model will be by the end of this year, or most lately in the beginning of 2017. The price for the new 2017 Ford Atlas will start from the $28.000, but can go up to the $51.000 when this model is fully equipped.