Maybe Ford has small plans, but it’s possible we just never heard about them. Proving that when Ford unveils a plan it does so in a big way, the blue oval recently announced a new truck available to its government and fleet customers. The new F-150 Special Service Vehicle looks to provide a truck solution for law enforcement in need of a capable truck. And in true Ford fashion, it will be offered in many options and not just one package.
LANSING, Mich. – Now providing Ford F-250 pickup owners with more choices, Air Lift offers side-mount RideControl suspension kits for non-fifth-wheel or gooseneck towers and haulers. The side-mount RideControl kit (part #59556) is compatible with 2011-2016 Ford F-250 2WD and 4WD pickups and work with the vehicle’s existing leaf spring suspension to deliver up to 2,000 lbs. of load levelling capacity. RideControl air springs can be inflated when carrying heavy loads and deflated when riding empty.
CASPIAN, MI – John’s Industries, the premier provider of 9” Ford third members, rear axles and housings to street rodders, drag racers, off roaders and muscle car enthusiasts, introduces the Orbit 480°, a patent-pending fixture that eliminates strain and injury while increasing speed and precision for the assembly of 9” rear differentials.
The design and development of the Orbit 480° was a culmination of John Melchiori’s, owner of John’s Industries, 30 years of experience in the classic car and motorsports industries. With a focus to increase safety by eliminating potential injury causing actions during third member assembling, the Orbit 480° keeps the assembler in a comfortable, upright position.
Ford has announced that all EcoBoost-powered F-150 models will now come with stop-start technology. Ford says the change will be added to help conserve fuel. The turbocharged 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 features stop-start as a standard feature, but now F-150 trucks with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost will also feature stop-start, and this also includes the high-output version of the engine that will be featured in the 2017 Raptor.
Portland, OR (1/12/16) – Bushwacker has released its new Max Coverage Pocket Style Fender Flares for the 2015–2016 Ford F-150. These flares add 2.75-inches of tire coverage for the front wheels and 2.25-inches for the rear wheels—great for F-150 owners who are looking to run big tires on wide wheels with low offsets. In fact, these Max Coverage flares offer up to 1.25-inches more coverage than the regular Bushwacker Pocket Style Fender flares.
Today, at the North American International Auto Show from Detroit, Ford introduced the all-new F-150 Raptor SuperCrew. The new Raptor SuperCrew features four full-size doors for added space and legroom for passengers in the backseat. The SuperCrew’s 145-inch wheelbase is 12 inches longer than the standard Raptor SuperCab 133-inch wheelbase.
Wily spy photographers have struck again, this time capturing a 2018 Ford Expedition being tested.
It appears that the test model is equipped with a Ford F-150 front end and cab. We suspect it will have some unique styling by the time it is ready for dealer showrooms. The F-150 front end was likely chosen because the body panels on the new Expedition will be made of aluminum, which will help it lose some weight.
Stow, Oh. – September 2, 2015 – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has teamed up with ROUSH Performance to create one of the toughest Ford F-150’s yet. Available now, the new 2015 ROUSH F-150 features a set of incredible ROUSH-M/T Metal Series 20-inch wheels and Mickey Thompson Baja ATZP3 all-terrain tires.