The Ford has come up with this type of car earlier but due to some controversies it was not released. But this time it comes in new attire, modifications in engine, basic structure, aerodynamics and color. The new F150 for 2017 model year is the Ford fastest truck ever. They have previously touched down 185 km/h but this car has a maximum speed of 225 km/h. They had opened up production centers all over the world. Manufacturing centers are present in capital cities of all countries. They have aimed at production of over 1 million units by the first year. They have already presented this car to its audience in the year 2015 at the Paris Motor Show. It has gone through many changes and updates due to software upgrade.
2017 Ford F150 – Changes in Exterior and Interior
The LED has been the main thing of concern of the 2017 Ford F150. Its LED is made up of chlorine and fluorine gas which increases light efficiency and power. The LEDs are of rectangular shape in the front and of eclipse shape at the rear end.
Car tires have been changed from 19 inches to 21 inches. These alloy wheels are of MRF Company which ensures a smooth ride and good longevity. These wheels are made up of 18 strokes with gapless contours.
The front grille has been redesigned and a new bumper has been added. On the exterior side what attracts us is the color. And ford makes sure they do attract us. They have used metallic colors like Caribou metallic, Oxford White, Lithium Grey and Race Red.
GPS has been a key feature of this 2017 Ford F150. It has introduced a new technology online GPS tracking which can track a particular car. The F150 has also introduced park assist which lets the car park automatically without any driver. Besides this A-Class technology, a Bluetooth headset, phone charger, Infotainment system and GPS tracker is also present. Seats are made movable which allows better spacing of leg and thus also increases luggage space. There are around 4 seats in this truck with much better seat spacing.
This 2017 Ford F150 features an impressive payload which works best with pickup trucks. Ford has also installed safety technologies which can help to save life. Besides seat belt protection they have installed auto safe driving. This is a new technology which has been installed in very cars which can detect accidents from 50 metres and can actually go into auto-drive state. Experiments have been performed and results were reported to be good.
2017 Ford F150 – Powerful Engine and Fuel Economy
Under the hood there lies the Twin turbo EcoBoost Engine which will be available in two types. The first type is a 5.0 litre V8 with a horsepower of 385 and a maximum torque of 387 lb-ft. It can accelerate to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds. Whereas the second engine will be run by flec-fuel also abbreviated as FFV. This engine has a maximum capacity of 2.7 liters. It will have variable valve timing and in number it will have around 24 valves. This engine can generate a horsepower of 325 and torque of 375 lb-ft. This model will have two more engine capacity of 3.5 liters, will generate a power of 283 hp and the other twin-turbocharged V6 engine with 365 hp
Fuel economy is pretty good for this 2017 Ford F150 as it provides a mileage of 17 mpg in city roads and 24 mpg on highways. It is also provided with a rechargeable battery which charges up all the electronic components of this car.
2017 Ford F150 – Release Date and Price
The 2017 Ford F150 will come out in 4 models differing in trim levels. The first model will be a Two Wheel Drive system with a price tag of $27,500. Second model is an All-Wheel Drive while third is a Front Wheel Drive both having the same price of $38,000. Well, prices may differ in different countries. According to reports, Ford F150 will be available in the market by December, 2017. This 2017 Ford F150 will come with a basic warranty of 3 years.