Ford F-150 Preview Kalamazoo MI

Just five years after introducing the current-generation F-150"a remarkably short product cycle by pickup truck standards"Ford is once again redesigning the half-ton F-150. As with the current generation truck, the emphasis of the 2009 redesign is on comfort, style and functionality.

Galesburg Ford, Inc.
(269) 665-7015
10150 East Michigan
Galesburg, MI
 
C. Wimberley Ford Mercury
(269) 782-2151
56081 M-51 South
Dowagiac, MI
 
Rick Ford Sales Inc
(989) 642-5261
111 E. Saginaw St
Hemlock, MI
 
Great Lakes Ford Lincoln-Mercury of Ludington
(231) 845-5111
3045 West U.s. 10-31
Ludington, MI
 
Fox Ford Lincoln Mercury Grand Traverse
(231) 922-2000
3464 N. U.s. 31 South
Traverse City, MI
 
Harold Zeigler Ford
(269) 685-5801
1260 M-89 West
Plainwell, MI
 
Kent City Ford, Inc.
(616) 678-4631
29 N Main Street
Kent City, MI
 
Mike Lynch Inc
(989) 734-2311
135 N. Bradley
Rogers City, MI
 
Palmer Motor Sales, Inc
(734) 475-1301
222 South Main Street
Chelsea, MI
 
Dean Arbour Ford - Mercury
(800) 610-3781
55 W M-55
Tawas City, MI
 

Ford F-150 Preview

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Critical Knowledge:
  • Complete redesign for Ford's half-ton pickup

  • New corporate 3-bar grille design

  • Three cab styles, four box options

  • Increased hauling and towing capacity

  • Seven trim levels including new range-topping Platinum

  • All-V-8-engine lineup

  • Diesel and gasoline direct-injection turbo engines planned for 2010

  • Available Sync and Sirius Travel Link

  • On sale Fall 2008

Introduction
Just five years after introducing the current-generation F-150"a remarkably short product cycle by pickup truck standards"Ford is once again redesigning the half-ton F-150. As with the current generation truck, the emphasis of the 2009 redesign is on comfort, style and functionality. Ford claims that over 1000 engineers, designers, researchers and others worked on the F-150, and that the majority of their design inspiration came from talking to pickup owners.

The new F-150 will be built in Dearborn, Michigan and Claycomo, Missouri, and will arrive at dealerships in the autumn of 2008.

Model lineup
Along with the usual F-150 trim levels"base XL, mid-range XLT, high-end Lariat and King Ranch, sporty STX and off-road FX4"Ford is introducing a new top-of-the-line Platinum model for 2009. The Platinum is identified from the outside by its satin-chrome grille with mesh inserts and 20-inch aluminum wheels, and inside by its 10-way power adjustable leather captain's chairs with "tuxedo stitching" and wood and brushed-aluminum trim....

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