Ford to Cut 700 Pounds From the F-150

Ford to Cut 700 Pounds From the F-150

Ford is looking to, by using innovative new engines and cutting 700 to 750 lbs from the weight of the F-150, better its fuel economy by 15 to 20%. The weight drop will be due to extensive use of aluminum on the doors, fenders, cab, and tailgate, along with a large chassis redesign.

Engine-wise, expect to the EcoBoost line up expand, and a hybrid option that will be jointly developed with Toyota. 

Related: The 25 Best Ford F-Series Trucks

[via The Truth About Cars]

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