The 2018 Ford F-150 is among the latest offerings from Ford. This vehicle entered a new generation the previous year. It should continue where its predecessor left off, although with one significant change. The new powertrain offered will not be as large as the current model, but it will deliver great performance in all categories. Everything offered by this pickup is what any towing enthusiast can wish for.
The exterior design of this vehicle will be similar to its siblings, but it shall also have certain distinctive details. First and foremost, this vehicle will be offered in Super Crew and Super Cab configurations. So, the shortest version is left out of the picture. Then, there will be a Ford lettering replacing blue oval badge at front. The tailgate will also get one of these highly visible letterings.
Furthermore, 2018 Ford F-150 shall come with blacked out bumpers, fenders, and grille. Apart from small air inlets at a rear end of the front fender, rest of the truck shall remain same. Lastly, just like its conventional counterpart, there will be a usage of military grade aluminum for construction of this vehicle. This will reduce its weight by about 500 pounds.
Interior and Special Features
This vehicle will be making use of high-quality materials, such as aluminum trim and leather. Since it is made for off-road oriented people, it will be having rubber floor mats, which are easy to maintain. There will not be any significant change in the overall interior design of 2018 Ford F-150 as heavy angular dash shall be keeping its layout.
Features available with this vehicle will be at par with a technology of current top models. This means that the vehicle will be quite well fitted. Along with a standard 8-inch touchscreen display, it shall also get standard 4G LTE connectivity. All connectivity options that are currently available will also be offered. It will also offer advanced safety features, as it should have a rearview camera, lane keeping system and blind spot monitor as standard options. On the other hand, adaptive cruise control and surround view camera will be optional.
2018 Ford F-150 Engine
Siblings of 2018 Ford F-150 are offered with a wide range of fuel-efficient and fuel consuming engines. However, this vehicle exclusively comes with the only fuel-efficient engine. This vehicle will actually be offered with one engine option, which is a 3.5-liter twin turbo V6 unit. The engine used Raptor version of this car is designed to deliver great off-road performance. Exact numbers are not available yet, but it could generate more than 450 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque.
As far as engine performance is concerned, a maximum speed of this vehicle is 140 mph, and it accelerates from 0 to 60 mph within 5.5 seconds. This good performance for a pickup truck.
Official information regarding pricing of this vehicle is not available yet. It is predicted that 2018 Ford F-150 will be priced somewhere around $55,000.