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
 
McDonald Ford Inc.
(989) 695-5566
6790 Midland Road
Freeland, MI
 
Milnes Ford, Inc.
(810) 667-5000
333 E. Genesee Street
Lapeer, MI
 
North Brothers Ford, Inc.
(734) 421-1300
33300 Ford Road
Westland, MI
 
Northern Motor Company
(906) 786-1130
1419 Ludington Street
Escanaba, MI
 
Harold Zeigler Ford
(269) 685-5801
1260 M-89 West
Plainwell, MI
 
Rick Ford Sales Inc
(989) 642-5261
111 E. Saginaw St
Hemlock, MI
 
Thelen Ford-Mercury of Standish
(989) 846-4511
3781 S. Huron Street
Standish, MI
 
Northgate Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(810) 984-5011
3600 Pinegrove
Port Huron, MI
 
Tom Holzer Ford
(248) 474-1234
39300 West Ten Mile
Farmington Hills, 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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