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May 2015


2018 Ford Focus Release Date, USA

May 28, 2015

The design of the 2018 Ford Focus is very impressive. This family car is in fact designed to look far better than the previous model. The new Ford Focus is to arrive in markets in North America soon. It is a much-anticipated car that promises much including high performance and a nice and attractive body design.

2018 Ford Focus front

2018 Ford Focus Engine Specs

Under the hood, a turbocharged engine that is capable of producing 305 horsepower will power the new 2018 Ford Focus. Power will be transmitted to front wheels with the help of the Ford RevoKnuckle, which is designed to maintain high torque. It is also expected that a 2.3-liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine that is also capable of producing 310 horsepower and 320 pound feet of torque will power the Ford Focus. This is impressive horsepower that will translate into superior performance. This engine is capable of producing enough horsepower to ensure a very comfortable ride on all terrains.

2018 Ford Focus side

Some reports suggest that a 2.0-liter engine capable of producing 160 horsepower and 145 pound feet of torque will power the Focus. It will be mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Another engine option that may be offered is the EcoBoost 1-liter engine that produces 123 horsepower and 148 pound feet of torque. This engine delivers 32 miles per gallon in the city and 45 miles per gallon on the highway and it is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. This 1-liter engine produces sufficient power and is quite fuel-efficient at the same time.

2018 Ford Focus Exterior and Interior

The design of the new 2018 Ford Focus is exceptional and stylish. The use of high tech technology when combined with superior design ensures a great driving experience. For higher power, Ford is offering an all-wheel drive version, which however is not the same as the one used in the Fusion and MKZ. Thanks to the front and back torque, the Focus handles exceptionally well.

2018 Ford Focus interior

The 2018 Ford Focus also rides on large sized wheels and tires and has nice spoilers that help to enhance the design of the vehicle even more. When the Focus was seen, it was heavily camouflaged but we did manage to notice a few things about the exterior. For one, the grille has a large sized bar in it and though Ford has done an excellent job of keeping the exteriors concealed from prying eyes, we can say that the styling is quite similar to a rally car styling such as is found in the Subaru STi and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. We think that Ford will introduce large sized fender flares and the spoiler at the back will also be quite big. This car is designed to look like a hatchback and it is also quite spacious at the same time having 23.8 cubic feet of space behind the seats at the back.

2018 Ford Focus Release Date and Price

The 2018 Ford Focus should be introduced into the USA markets in the beginning of 2016 or even towards the end of 2015. Everyone is eagerly waiting for this car, which will be a very popular one. Since Ford has not provided any pricing information it is hard to say what the Focus will cost. However, one thing for sure and that is that the Focus will use some very advanced technologies and that in itself should help to make this car a very popular one.


2018 Ford F-150 Concept

May 27, 2015

According to early reports, the 2018 Ford F-150 will have a design that is impeccably strong. This is a vehicle that will present a rugged design to consumers that will enhance it off road performance. It has been predicted by the American automotive giant to be a vehicle that will gain an increased amount of favor within the hearts of consumers. Additionally, Ford will deliver a number of advanced technology within the cabin of the forthcoming F-150. At the very least, the vehicle will be extremely interesting.

2018 Ford F-150 front

The 2018 Ford F-150 Concept vehicle is the future of the iconic truck and will present with a strong riveting as well as a sport suspension. This new offering of the vehicle will be able to effortlessly conquer the unpaved ground. This new variant will be known as the Raptor and will appear within the automotive market showcasing its wild side expressly. This new generation of the vehicle will have a new purpose built frame making it among the strongest within the lineup of the F-150 series. The new 2018 Ford F-150 has been constructed with a greater amount of high strength steel as compared to its predecessor.

2018 Ford F-150 Engine Specs

The power for the latest generation of the F-150 Raptor vehicle will say farewell to the 6.2 liter V-8 option while making room for a new EcoBoost 3.5 liter V-6 engine. This new power train option is said to be able to deliver an output of upwards of 411 horsepower while additionally improving upon the vehicle’s fuel economy. The new option will be smartly paired with a new ten speed transmission that will further enhance the fuel economy.

2018 Ford F-150 Exterior and Interior

Also, as a measure of improving upon the vehicle’s performance, the fundamentals of the FOX Racing Shox with new features that have grown a trio of inches in diameter are being utilized. Also, the new Raptor will sit atop 17 inch wheels that are six inches wider than those of the more conventional F-150 vehicles within the current lineup. The exterior of the vehicle utilizes military grade aluminum alloy in regards to its exterior. The use of the high strength alloy is able to reduce the total weight of the vehicle by an average of 500 pounds while being inspired via the off road racer known by the name of the Baja.

2018 Ford F-150 rear

The interior of the vehicle has not been spoken of currently. What is known about the vehicle is that the cabin will contain advanced automotive technologies what will increase upon the comfort and functionality of the vehicle overall. There is a great deal of chatter making its way around the industry that points to high quality materials being utilized within the cabin for an increased amount of styling and comfort.

2018 Ford F-150 interior

2018 Ford F-150 Release Date

According to current reports and speculation, the 2018 Ford F-150 is said to makes its debut into the automotive market towards the beginning of the calendar year 2018. There are a number of industry insiders and experts that contend that this latest generation of the F-150 will present to consumers as an incredibly interesting vehicle within its segment.

2017, Lincoln

2017 Lincoln MKZ Concept

May 27, 2015

Although when we got a chance to see the 2017 Lincoln MKZ, it was heavily covered in camouflage, there were certain things about the vehicle that were immediately apparent. The wheels and everything between them do not seem to have been changed. The front fascia on the other hand and headlights as well as hood seem to have been tweaked slightly to make the mid-sized luxury sedan conform with the looks of the recently released Continental, which was seen as a concept at the New York Auto Show this year.

2017 Lincoln MKZ front

2017 Lincoln MKZ Exterior and Interior

The new 2017 Lincoln MKZ certainly has a lot of flounce and it also has its own design features that help to set the vehicle apart. Gone is the grille design that has been seen on virtually every other Lincoln model. In addition, Lincoln also seems to be thinking about changing the face of the MKZ to make it look more like that of the Continental. The time is certainly right for the automaker to refresh its MKZ. We know that the MKZ will continue to have the same underpinnings as before. Also, the headlights will not look the same as on earlier models. Gone is the sweeping look and the headlights are also not as tapered as earlier models. LEDs are used in the headlights and the lower fascia does not have as many features as before. The taillights do not seem to have been changed though the exhaust pipes are not of the same shape as before. Overall, the tail looks pretty similar to that of earlier models. The most distinguishing features of the tail are its taillights.

2017 Lincoln MKZ interior

The wheels of the MKZ also seem to be different. Inside the cabin, one of the major changes to the interiors should involve the introduction of physical buttons instead of the capacitive controls. In addition, Ford will also offer an excellent infotainment system.

2017 Lincoln MKZ Engine Specs

Under the hood, things may become slightly tricky. A 2.0-liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine powers the current model. A 4-cylinder hybrid engine is also offered. Both these engines have already been used on the Ford Fusion. A third engine option will also be available. This is the more powerful 3.7-liter V6 engine. To make the 2017 Lincoln MKZ more distinctive Lincoln may think about transitioning the MKZ by changing the optional V6 engine for a more powerful 2.3-liter engine that is capable of producing 285 horsepower. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine delivers better fuel economy and at the same time it also produces sufficient power. With Ford introducing both the 9-speed and 10-speed transmissions soon, we expect that the new MKZ will also be using these transmissions.

2017 Lincoln MKZ rear

The 2017 Lincoln MKZ faces competition from the Acura TLX and the Audi A4 as well as the BMW 3-series. Other competitors include the Lexus ES350 and the Mercedes Benz C-Class.

2017 Lincoln MKZ Release Date and Price

We don’t expect the 2017 Lincoln MKZ to arrive before the latest Continental, which will be introduced sometime next year. Most probably, the MKZ will make its debut at that 2016 Detroit Auto Show in January 2016. A few months later the car should be available in dealerships. The base price of the MKZ should remain pretty much the same as for the current model. So, don’t expect the price to be less than 36,000 dollars for the base model.

2016, F-150

2016 Ford Raptor Shelby Price

May 26, 2015

The 2016 Ford Raptor Shelby is a beast of a truck. The first Ford Raptor was introduced to buyers about five years ago. During all these years the Raptor has proved itself to be not only a truck that is very stout but also it is also very tenacious at the same time. If you love trucks then you will certainly be interested in knowing more about the new Ford Raptor Shelby, which recently was spied being tested.

2016 Ford Raptor Shelby front

2016 Ford Raptor Shelby Exterior and Interior

Spy pictures of the new 2016 Ford Raptor Shelby suggest that it would have the same kind of body as the earlier 2015 model. The body will most probably be built from aluminum, which will no doubt do much to improve the fuel efficiency of the new Shelby. Ford may continue with the same grille as the earlier model and the hood bends and bulges will also be the same as in the earlier model. The headlights will be more powerful and they will help to considerably improve visibility in the dark.

2016 Ford Raptor Shelby interior

We could not look into the interior of the cabin so it is hard to say what is inside. However, if we go by what was included in earlier models we can safely say that the interiors of the new 2016 Ford Raptor Shelby will be much improved. For example, the quality of materials used in the cabin will be of a very high quality and everything inside the cabin will be designed to provide maximum comfort. Needless to say, there will be plenty of space within the cabin to accommodate passengers. We also think that several high quality tech gadgets will be offered.

2016 Ford Raptor Shelby Engine Specs

People who managed to get up close to the new 2016 Ford Raptor Shelby say that the vehicle would be powered by a powerful EcoBoost V6 engine that is capable of churning out 365 ponies at 5000 RPM and 420 pound feet of torque at 2500 RPM. Ford will probably discard the earlier 6.2-liter V8 engine and use the EcoBoost in its place. The engine will in all probability be mated to a brand new 10-speed transmission.

2016 Ford Raptor Shelby Release Date and Price

Ford has yet to confirm the release date of the new 2016 Ford Raptor Shelby. Forecasters believe that the earliest that the Shelby will be offered to the public is toward the end of this year. The company has also not provided any real details about how much the vehicle is going to cost but estimates have it that the new Shelby will probably cost about the same as the F-150 Raptor costs. So, expect to pay about 50,000 dollars for the base model.

2016 Ford Raptor Shelby rear

For this price, you will get to own a car that has nice exteriors. In fact, this is an out-and-out muscle car that looks very tough and different from the earlier model Raptor. Ford plans to reintroduce the Shelby and this will certainly please truck enthusiasts. This is a tough, smart and very capable truck that offers the ultimate in off-road performance. Thanks to its aluminum body, the new Shelby also weighs about five hundred pounds less than the earlier model. The lower weight translates into better execution as well as capacity.

2016, Ranger

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Interior, Australia

May 26, 2015

The 2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak is a winner all the way. Thanks to a mild facelift, it will not only look better but it will also benefit from design changes to its front. The interior will also be better than before and according to certain sources, the Wildtrack will come with a changed powertrain. These same sources say that the 2.2-liter engine that currently powers up the Ford Ranger Wildtrak will be replaced with a 2.0-liter engine. These are however speculations as the company have not made any official announcement to this effect.

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak front

The new Ford Ranger Wildtrak has been designed and built by a team of engineers who have made certain changes to the Wildtrak. The new model is based on the T6 platform that has earlier also been used on the Mazda BT-50. Those who are not familiar with the Ford Ranger will be glad to know that the new models; dimensions and specifications are pretty much the same as those of the F-150 pickup trucks that have made Ford such a popular car manufacturer.

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Design

The new Wildtrak will be sold in as many as 180 different markets in the world. This shows that this particular model is the best pickup truck in its category. There are many things going for the new Wildtrack including a very spacious cabin. It also boasts of superior performance and more importantly it is also a very safe and secure pickup truck.

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak interior

The 2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak competes with the likes of the VW Amarok and Isuzu D-MAX. However, both these pickup trucks are not able to match the Wildtrack in performance and security. The nice thing about the Wildtrack is that it performs exceedingly well and it also offers good fuel economy as well. Best of all, its design is very modern and inside the cabin passengers are treated to a very comfortable and safe ride. The Wildtrak is great to drive on both regular roads as well as on off-road terrains. It is also a very luxurious model that performs way above expectations.

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Engine Specs

The new 2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak is available in the four-by-four Double Cab pickup configuration. It also comes with either a standard 6-speed automatic transmission or a six-speed manual transmission. The all-wheel-drive option is available as an option in the lower models. The thing that impresses one the most about the new Wildtrak is its powerful engine. This 3.2-liter 5-cylinder engine delivers 197 ponies and a maximum torque of 470 Nm.

The 2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak is available in the following trim options:

  • XL
  • XLT
  • Limited (Europe)
  • XLS (Australia)

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak rear

The new 2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak comes with either a 2.5-liter petrol engine or a 2.2-liter diesel engine with four cylinders and 16 valves. The petrol engine is capable of producing 165 horsepower and 226 Nm of torque. The diesel engine is capable of producing 150 horsepower and 375 Nm of torque and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.

2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrack Release Date and Price

As for release date of the 2016 Ford Ranger Wildtrak, we expect it to be introduced into the market towards the end of this year. However, it may not be released in all 180 markets at the same time. The price of the new Wildtrack should not be much different than that of the 2015 model. So, expect to pay about $30,000

2016, Ka

2016 Ford Ka Release Date, Price

May 25, 2015

The design of the new 2016 Ford Ka is not very distinctive. Even so, this fresh city car does promise a lot in the form of high tech features and it also boasts of very low running costs. Though this is still a concept car, it is a semi-production version that will be launched in 2016. Since it was first introduced in 1998, the Ka has already sold over a million units.

2016 Ford Ka front

2016 Ford Ka Design

The 2016 Ford Ka will probably be aimed at buyers in growth markets who not only want more but also expect more. The Ka boasts of sleekness in design and best use of technology. The new 2016 Ford Ka will probably be introduced in the markets of Brazil before being introduced anywhere else. In fact, the vehicle will be constructed in Brazil. The new Ka has a very mature image and it boasts of many interesting features like a wide grille. The headlights at the back are raked and have swooping lines. Even the body looks very appealing.

2016 Ford Ka side

Unlike the previous models, the new 2016 Ford Ka does not look quite so cute. The lines and the styling features are pretty much like those of the latest Fiesta. The grille at the front is very Aston Martin-like. The wheels on the other hand look very much like the wheels on the much-loved Zetec model.

According to Ford, the Ka is large enough to easily accommodate five passengers. This, the company says has been achieved through ingenious packaging and through the use of some very crafty methods. In line with what you get with new cars these days, the new Ka will also offer plenty of technologically advanced features. For example, the Ka is very well connected. It also makes use of an excellent multimedia system that can be controlled through voice commands. Thanks to features like APPLINK, the driver can continue to concentrate on driving while the app activates various smartphone applications on its own.

2016 Ford Ka interior

2016 Ford Ka Engine Specs

At this time, Ford has not provided any details regarding the kind of engine that will be used to power up the new Ka. We don’t expect the company to offer a diesel engine because its main competitors are not doing that. The plain truth is that a diesel engine in a small car is not a good option. However, Ford will in all probability use a 1-liter EcoBoost engine. This turbocharged 3-cylinder engine not only delivers very good fuel economy and low carbon dioxide emissions. The main competitors to the new Ka are the VW Up, Seat Mii and Skoda Citigo. As Ford has not provided any technical information or details about the engine that is to power up the Ka, it has nevertheless made it very clear that the engine will provide best in class fuel economy. In all probability, the Ka will make use of the same platform as is used in the Ford Figo.

2016 Ford Ka Release Date and Price

Ford has not said anything officially about when it plans to introduce the 2016 Ford Ka. However, industry insiders expect the car to be available in the early part of 2015 or in the middle of 2015. The price though not officially announced by the company will be in the range of 13,500 to 20,500 dollars.

2016, Fusion

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium Price

May 25, 2015

The 2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium has a lot to offer including excellent fuel economy and best in class technological features. The ride it provides is very agile and its interiors are rich as well as plush. This medium sized car is perfect for those who are looking for an eco-friendly vehicle that will help them commute for short distances. The Titanium is the top end trim and it is really a great vehicle in many ways.

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium front

The exteriors have been redesigned and so the excellent front quarter windows have been dispensed with. The interiors are as mentioned very rich and they have loads of attractive and interesting features. There are a number of complete power extras available and the upholstery is in cowhide. The front seats are heated and very flexible. Other interesting features include voyage control as well as extendable and tilting steering wheel. Sensors at the back are another welcome feature as is dual zone auto climate control.

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium Exterior and Interior

The 2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium also boasts of other interesting features like a remote motor start and keyless entry and ignition. The best part is the twelve-speaker sound system. The Driver Assist is another exciting feature. The heated leather trimmed seats are a good feature as too is the driver seat memory. The sports seats in the Titanium help to make this a truly exciting car.

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium interior

On the outside, the Titanium is equipped with a number of features including power mirrors, chrome grille, and an antenna that is mounted on the roof. Fog lamps are also provided as too LED taillights and one exhaust. The glass on the windows is solar tinted. The exteriors of the Ford Fusion Energi Titanium are not all that different from the exteriors of other Ford Fusions. The differences are minor and include an Energi badge, which is placed on the tailgate as well as the front door.

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium Engine Specs

Under the hood, the 2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium is powered by petrol cum electric powerplant consisting of a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine plus an 88-kilowatt electric engine. The engine is paired to a CVT. To charge up the electric motor you will need to charge it for seven hours on a 120-volt framework. However, you can cut the charging time to just two and half hours by connecting the battery to a 240-volt charger. The engine is mated to a fresh nine-speed transmission, which helps to improve fuel economy, especially when you are commuting for short distances.

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium rear

If you are looking for a car that is driven by electricity then the new 2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium is well worth checking out. The electric engine is ably backed up by a petrol engine, which means that for short commutes you can rely on the electric motor while for long rides you can rely on the petrol engine. Although the Energi Titanium does not deliver best in class fuel economy it is still able to deliver 22 miles per gallon in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. The hybrid engine delivers about 42 miles per gallon combined.

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium Release Date and Price

The 2016 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium should be released. As for its price we think that it will cost between 34,500 and 36,500 dollars. This is quite a high price but if you want a luxury vehicle then you should not mind paying extra.

2016, Escape

2016 Ford Escape Hybrid Release Date

May 22, 2015

The new 2016 Ford Escape Hybrid is said to be available in both plug-in hybrid and hybrid model variants. The Escape was formerly boxier during the presentation of its second generation. With the generation shift, the boxy look of the American made compact crossover utility vehicle has been discontinued. The latest offering of the vehicle is being offered exclusively with engines that are internal combustion. The 2016 model will be a refreshed version just as many of the vehicles within the Ford lineup.

2016 Ford Escape Hybrid front

2016 Ford Escape Hybrid Engine Specs

Currently, the Escape offers consumers with fuel efficient power train options. For this reason, there are a number of experts within the industry that believe that the emergence of hybrid power train options are not necessary for this particular vehicle. They tend to not take into consideration that the turbo four 1.6 liter engine does not offer the efficiency figures of the hybrid models. The base engine option of the crossover vehicle is that of a four cylinder, naturally aspirating 2.5 liter engine. Also available within the lineup will be an Atkinson cycle AC 2.5 liter four cylinder power unit that will be coupled with an electric motor that delivers upwards of 100 horsepower.

The 2016 Ford Escape Hybrid has an impressive fuel economy that has been rated at 34 mpg in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway due to its hybrid power train.

2016 Ford Escape Hybrid Exterior and Interior

The new 2016 Ford Escape Hybrid has been prepped for a facelift and not a complete overhaul. This is more of a mid-cycle refresh that will be best described as incredibly mild. The largest alteration that has been reserved for the currently bland front fascia. The front will become more proportionate as the upper airdam will be resized. Consumers should expect a minor handful of changes within the compact crossover’s tailgate. Additionally the exterior styling will borrow different tail lights as well as new chrome garnish.

2016 Ford Escape Hybrid interior

The interior of the 2016 Ford Escape Hybrid will receive refurbishing accordingly. The cabin materials will remain the same as those utilized within the outgoing models. This means that the base model will be outfitted with cloth seating, while the top trim levels of the line will receive leather seating. Also remaining unaltered within the cabin is the vehicle’s futuristic dash layout. Consumers will be introduced to new color options as well as new graphics. Each hybrid that leave the factory will find itself equipped with the highly successful smart gauge with EcoGuide.

The top trim levels of the compact crossover vehicle will continue to benefit from options that are quite luxurious and include: ambient lighting, a Sony sound system as well as leather wrapped surfaces. As far a safety, the Ford Escape offers a great deal of features as a measure of keeping both the driver and their passengers safe. Some of the features include cross traffic alerts, blind spot monitor, rear and front parking assist and a rearview camera.

2016 Ford Escape Hybrid side

2016 Ford Escape Hybrid Price and Release Date

There is a great amount of chatter that indicates that the base trim level of the 2016 Escape will not be offered with a hybrid power train at all. According to this chatter, the hybrid power options will be available only within the Titanium or SE versions. With that being said, the pricing for the 2016 Ford Escape Hybrid will cost consumers on average $35,000.

2016, Edge

2016 Ford Edge Sport Review, Price

May 21, 2015

The 2016 Ford Edge Sport is a new SUV from Ford. This mid-sized crossover vehicle was first introduced into the market in 2006. After many changes, the new Ford Edge Sport has been completely redesigned and will boast of many important changes. Overall, however, the new Ford Edge Sport is more or less the same as the earlier model.

2016 Ford Edge Sport front

2016 Ford Edge Sport Engine Specs

The new Ford Edge Sport will have three different engine options. The Standard SE and SEL as well as Titanium models will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that makes 245 horsepower and 275 pound feet of torque. These trims are also available with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that is capable of delivering 265 horsepower. Finally, the new Ford Edge Sport comes with a very powerful powertrain consisting of a 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that produces 315 horsepower and 350 pound feet of torque. Buyers have the option of ordering a front-wheel drive model or an all-wheel drive model. All the engines are coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The new Ford Edge Sport offers solid fuel economy figures though these are not best in class. The four-cylinder engine delivers 20 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. The V6 engine on the other hand delivers 18 mpg in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway. The more powerful 2.7-liter engine should offer similarly impressive fuel economy figures.

2016 Ford Edge Sport Exterior and Interior Redesign

The first thing that strikes you about the 2016 Ford Edge Sport is its astonishing looks. The grille is very impressive and is slightly different than the regular Aston Martin-like grille of a majority of Ford vehicles. As for body shape and design, the Edge Sport looks quite like the Grand Cherokee, but this is only apparent if you look very closely at both vehicles. There is also a large sized tailgate at the back.

2016 Ford Edge Sport rear

The interiors of the 2016 Ford Edge Sport have a distinctive Ford look. Nothing new has been done to the dashboard and to the instrument panel. However, the touchscreen display has been placed over the dashboard. Above the touchscreen there is a covered cubicle in which a number of controls have been placed. The seats are both leathered as well as heated and this is a standard feature in the Ford Edge Sport Titanium model.

The Sport model offers a number of refinements including a hands-free tailgate and you only need to push a button to get the engine running. There is a nice premium quality audio system and there is some impressive safety features offered like forward-collision warning and parking assist as well as vertical parking.

2016 Ford Edge Sport interior

The new 2016 Ford Edge Sport will continue to be an excellent vehicle that is going to travel down the same path that other popular Ford models have gone down.

2016 Ford Edge Sport Release Date and Price

The price of the 2016 Ford Edge Sport will be in the range of about 38,000 dollars. It will not be introduced into the market immediately and in fact the introduction is a few months away. Most probably, it will be introduced into the markets toward the end of the current year. It is a much-awaited vehicle that offers good performance and good fuel economy.

2016, F-450

2016 Ford F-450 Release Date, Price

May 20, 2015

The 2016 Ford F-450 is the newest addition to the company’s long line of impressive pickup trucks. The company already has earned a reputation for its rough and durable as well as very comfortable pickup trucks and the new F-450 will offer more of the same. This pickup truck has in fact been designed to withstand the toughest conditions and it is a pickup truck that is very recognizable. At the same time, the F-450 also looks much more contemporary and good looking than before.

2016 Ford F-450 front

Ford has designed the new F-450 to be very light. To achieve a lighter body, Ford has made use of a body that is made out of aluminum. The low weight translates into better fuel economy and improved towing capabilities. The F-450 only weighs about 8611 pounds, which is 1000 pounds lighter than earlier models.

2016 Ford F-450 Trim Levels

The new 2016 Ford F-450 boasts of a number of features that were not found on earlier models. For example, it is available with all-wheel drive and there is also a crew-only cab version with an eight-foot bed. The F-450 will be offered in the following trim options:

  • XL
  • XLT
  • Lariat
  • King Ranch
  • Platinum

2016 Ford F-450 rear

2016 Ford F-450 Engine Specs

Under the hood, the new 2016 Ford F-450 will have an engine that offers better performance. This new engine will probably be a 6.7-liter V8 engine that is capable of producing 440 horsepower and 860 pound feet of torque. The engine will be coupled to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The F-450 makes use of a fresh temperature control system that works to maintain ideal temperature and to improve turbo efficiency as well as performance. The nice thing about this engine is that it is fully capable of hauling as well as towing significant loads without any fuss or bother. At the same time, the engine’s fuel economy and emissions are also very impressive. When unloaded, the F-450 is capable of accelerating from a standstill to 60 miles per hour in just 8.3 seconds. When loaded, it achieves the same acceleration in 17.1 seconds, which is a whole second quicker than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

2016 Ford F-450 Design

On the outside, the body and body panels will both be made out of aluminum. The aerodynamics of the F-450 has also been refreshed. Also, the headlights are very impressive and so too are the tailgate handles and the chrome accents. Overall, the F-450 looks very sleek and has a strong chassis and suspension. It also has best in class towing capacity as it can haul loads of up to 31,200 pounds.

2016 Ford F-450 interior

The nice thing about the interiors of the 2016 Ford F-450 is that the cabin is very comfortable and makes use of best and most advanced technology. The cab is large enough to accommodate five passengers and to ensure maximum passenger comfort; Ford has designed and also added a dual zone climate control system. There are a number of high quality features available in the cabin like a special steering wheel and premium audio speakers as well as a large 8-inch touchscreen.

2016 Ford F-450 Release Date and Price

Ford has not provided any details regarding the release date of its new 2016 Ford F-450. However, we expect the company to introduce the vehicle into the market toward the end of this year. The base model F-450 will cost not less than 53000 dollars.

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