We haven’t seen many main new-vehicle reveals this 12 months for obvious reasons, however a really large one is coming subsequent month. On June 25, Ford will drop the covers on the next-generation F-150 pickup. Mike Levine, Ford’s North America product communications supervisor, shared the information on Twitter earlier at the moment.
— Mike Levine (@mrlevine) May 29, 2020
We already know so much concerning the 2021 Ford F-150, although. For one, the brand new truck will undertake design cues from the just lately refreshed Ford F-Series Super Duty, as such anticipate the full-size F-150’s grille, hood, and lights to sport an look that mimics that of the larger Blue Oval pickups. We additionally know the upcoming F-150 will sit on a brand new body that helps a plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain. It’s doubtless the F-150’s hybrid variant received’t be prepared at launch, so we anticipate Ford to guide off with a choice of twin-turbo V-6 engines, a diesel V-6, and at the very least one V-Eight choice.
Spy pics have given us a glimpse of the truck’s new high-tech interior. Together with its absolutely digital instrument cluster, the 2021 Ford F-150 will supply a big central touchscreen that appears to enhance upon the present F-150’s show.
Ford is investing round $700 million to make the next-generation pickup at its Dearborn, Michigan plant. Despite its age, the F-Collection stays the best-selling pickup—and car—in the USA. The outgoing F-150 debuted for the 2015 mannequin 12 months and made headlines for its aluminum-intensive physique. Upcoming gasoline-electric and battery-electric variants of the brand new F-150 should make it simply as a lot of a game-changer as at the moment’s truck was practically half-a-decade in the past.
The present F-150 is a succesful pickup in a extremely aggressive section. As we’ve mentioned in earlier opinions, it provides all kinds of robust powertrains and rides and handles surprisingly nicely for a truck. Nonetheless, we’ve been upset with the towing performance of the diesel mannequin. We are able to’t wait to see how the brand new F-150 improves upon at the moment’s mannequin.
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