The '732 Lbs Lighter' 2015 Ford F-150 V6 Was Weighed Against A 2014 V8

It is very impressive that a 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat four-door, one of the model's heavier setups, will only weigh 4,942 pounds. But it's important you know part of that "732 pound weight savings" came from the 2014 having a V8, while the 2015 had Ford's new 2.7 V6. » 7/24/14 11:47am 7/24/14 11:47am

The 6.2 V8 Ford F-150 Is Officially Dead For 2015, And Good Riddance

"The F-150 is dropping the 6.2 V8 for 2015. The 3.5 EcoBoost will become the premium engine, it along with the 5.0 will be carried over... but stay tuned for the new output of those engines." Ford told me last night. Guess that pretty much confirms we're looking at a turbo Raptor in the pipeline. » 7/24/14 9:36am 7/24/14 9:36am

2015 Ford F-150 Weighs Less Than 5,000 Pounds, 2.7 V6 Makes 325 HP

The 2015 Ford F-150's little 2.7 EcoBoost V6 will be able to tow 8,500 pounds with 325 horsepower and 375 lb-ft of torque. Official curb weight a 2015 F-150 SuperCrew Lariat, one of the larger models, is a slim 4,942 lbs. The current 3.7 base V6 is dropped for a 3.5, but the 3.5 EcoBoost and V8 from 2014 will remain. » 7/22/14 11:13am 7/22/14 11:13am

Cool It With The 2015 Ford F-150 Awards 'Til Someone Actually Drives It

The New England Motor Press Association just bestowed the "Yankee Cup" award on the 2015 Ford F-150, reckoning it's "tougher, smarter and more capable," based on information that could only have come from Ford & Friends. Which only begs the question; what's the point of that? » 5/30/14 3:39pm 5/30/14 3:39pm

Ford Dearborn Truck Plant Promo Makes You Warm & Fuzzy For The F-150

Of everybody selling pickup trucks in the US, Ford owns promotional videos. Will you remember how many tons of wood they've recycled at Dearborn at the end of this clip? No, but you'll feel all warm and fuzzy inside and just might be ready to throw down for a 2015 F-150. » 5/19/14 9:35am 5/19/14 9:35am

Ford V6 Trucks Outselling V8s Means Big Changes For Production

Retail registrations for half-ton pickups with V6 engines has grown more than 600% in the last three years. So far this year, more than 57% of Ford's truck sales have been six-bangers. It's enough to make them drop $500M into in their Ohio facility to churn 'em out even faster. » 3/28/14 5:28pm 3/28/14 5:28pm

2015 Ford F-150 Could Mean Major Tow Rating Revision For Pickups

The Big Three have been in something of a Mexican standoff regarding pickup tow ratings since the SAE started developing a "standard" in 2009— nobody wants to conform first. Now Ford has taken the initiative with a promise to adhere with the 2015 F-150, which could be the catalyst to standardize towing capacity claims. » 2/11/14 1:37pm 2/11/14 1:37pm