Ford has teased an up to date F-150 forward of its reveal this week… and the introduction of the pre-update mannequin in Australia this yr.
A sequence of teasers from Ford present the F-150 carrying new, extra three-dimensional tail gentle graphics in addition to a contemporary search for entrance with a restyled grille, bumper and lighting components.
The up to date pickup can be revealed on September 13.
It’s anticipated there may very well be tweaks to the F-150’s inside with the replace as properly, although it’s unclear what mechanical modifications – if any – Ford will make.
The present, 14th-generation F-150 was solely revealed in 2020, and it’s lastly occurring sale in Australia through the third quarter of 2023.
We’ve contacted Ford Australia to verify what its plans are for the up to date mannequin.
The first Australian-spec examples of the present F-150 not too long ago arrived domestically and are at present within the strategy of being transformed from left- to right-hand drive by RMA Automotive in Mickleham, Victoria.
The native F-150 vary at present begins at $106,950 before on-roads for the XLT SWB in Australia, and extends to $140,945 before on-roads for the Lariat LWB.
Two trim ranges can be provided within the F-150 domestically, each of which will be had in both short- (3683mm) or long-wheelbase (3987mm) guise. Regardless of which size you go for, the F-150 will function a two-row crew cab in Australia.
Unlike its American pickup rivals with their V8 engines, the F-150 can be powered by a 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6 petrol engine. The EcoBoost V6 makes 298kW of energy and 678Nm of torque.
With a braked towing capability of 4500kg, the F-150 matches the Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 when it involves claimed heavy hauling skill.
The pickup can be backed by a five-year, unlimited-kilometre guarantee, and can be offered and serviced by the Ford Australia supplier community.
Ford Australia is conscious of the F-150 Hybrid, Raptor, V8, and all-electric Lightning options. It hasn’t dominated out bringing them Down Under, however solely as soon as the remanufacturing course of is established and demand for the EcoBoost has been confirmed.
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