Ford Trucks 2015

The veil continues to be lifted, and also the questions on the 2015 Ford F-150, debuting in the 2014 Detroit Automobile Display, happen to be answered: Sure, the following F-150’s taxi and pickup box will probably be nearly completely made from numerous grades of aluminum. Sure, magnets will nonetheless adhere towards the metal chassis body. So sure, towing and hauling capacities (not however introduced) may be anticipated to boost by approximately the body-mass financial savings, that are only quantified as “up to seven hundred lbs.” Let us begin correct there. Simply because it is the change from metal to aluminum within the physique that accounts for 70 % from the excess weight financial savings, the larger the bodywork, the larger the financial savings. Therefore: short-cab/short box, most likely five hundred or less lbs saved. SuperCrew long-box-maybe a little greater than seven hundred. The large quantity SuperCrew brief box ought to are available in about the 700-pound mark. The sole significant bit of your body sheet steel that’s not aluminum will be the Peaceful Metal laminated sound-absorbing firewall — aluminum just cannot match its overall performance for hushing motor sound. Whilst Ford is becoming coy about defining the alloys utilized, we’re informed they are similar to utilized in army HMMWVs and aerospace programs. The engineering group discovered about aluminum when aiding using the improvement from the authentic aluminum Jaguar XJ. We’re certain that it’s going to resist dents and dings a lot better than metal, which it’ll not be considerably costlier to restore.

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