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2021 Ford F-150 Debuting June 25: Here’s What We Know

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2021 Ford F-150 Debuting June 25: Here’s What We Know
Ford has confirmed the digital launch of its most important model, the F-150 pickup, for next month.

Ford announced early Friday that the we’ll get our first look at the next-generation F-150 pickup in a matter of weeks. A digital reveal will happen June 25, at 8:00 pm EST.

It goes without saying the F-150 is a big deal for Ford. The Blue Oval’s full-size pickup has been the best-selling vehicle in America every year for decades. That takes on even more importance with the recent news that trucks now out-sell cars in the US.

We expect the new model will stick to the successful formula, with an evolution of the current look. Like most new vehicles, it should also expand slightly in all directions.

The bigger news will be under the skin and inside the cabin. A recent leaked document gave us a peek at the powertrain lineup for the 2021 F-150. The base engine will likely be the 3.3-liter atmospheric V6, which produces 290 hp. From there buyers will have the option of two EcoBoost V6s: a 325-hp 2.7-liter and a 375-hp 3.5-liter. A 3.0-liter turbodiesel and 5.0-liter gas V8 should also be part of the roster.

More tantalizing is the news of a hybrid F-150, the first of its kind. This will use a 3.5-liter V6, though the leak didn’t make it clear on whether it would be an EcoBoost unit or not. In addition to the hybrid, Ford is also readying an all-electric F-150. It will be part of the brand’s EV push, alongside the upcoming Mustang Mach-E.

The next-generation F-150 was meant to start production in late summer, but the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has delayed that slightly. It should still begin production before the end of the year, however. We’ll find out more soon, starting with that reveal on June 25.

[Source: AutoGuide.com]
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Glad to see the 14th Gen F-150 launch is gaining some real momentum now. Apparently Ford will start accepting orders from July 15. Its not confirmed but with the timing of everything else it seems about right.

Important to note is this regular F-150 will still give us major hints of what to expect in the electric version.

It's expected to launch right after:

Ford to Provide ‘Look’ at All-New F-150 During Citi Conference Call

DEARBORN, Mich., June 16, 2020 – The all-new Ford F-150 will be detailed by company leaders during a June 26 conference call with Citi Research.
The call, hosted by Citi’s Itay Michaeli following the global reveal of the all-new F-150 on June 25, will feature:
  • Ford Truck Group Marketing Manager, Todd Eckert
  • F-150 Chief Engineer, Craig Schmatz
  • Ford Executive Director of Enterprise Connectivity, Stuart Taylor, and
  • Ford Executive Director of Investor Relations, Lynn Antipas Tyson
The Ford team will describe innovative features of the all-new F-150 that will help customers around the world “get the job done.” Among new attributes, it will be the first vehicle built on Ford’s new electrical architecture and will receive regular over-the-air updates to key modules controlling vehicle performance and user experiences, including innovative fleet-management solutions for Ford’s commercial customers.
The all-new F-150 is part of the F-Series lineup that has been America’s best-selling truck for 43 straight years and America’s best-selling vehicle of any type for 38 consecutive years.
Callers can listen to the conference call, which will begin at 10 a.m. EDT, by dialing +1 (323) 701-0170 and entering passcode 885943 when instructed. A webcast of the discussion will also available at shareholder.ford.com.
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