A recent patent from Ford has popped up online and it shows that the F-150, and other Ford pickups, could usse a “drawer style” tailgate system that can extend the bed length or lower into a step position.
The patent was filed on Sep 25th, 2018.
Car and Driver decided to rank the tailgate features between Chevy, Ford, GMC, Honda, and Ram to see which is the best.
Unfortunately they ranked the Ford 5th because according to them they haven't made many changes since 2009.
Ford's been building Transformer tailgates for a long time, but...