September 23, 2023


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Ford Australia sellers open F-150 order books

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Ford Australia says sellers have opened their order books for the F-150 choose up truck which can be arriving in showrooms later this yr and backed with a five-year limitless km guarantee.

The Blue Oval has confirmed pricing and specification for the 4 variant vary simply as the primary manufacturing autos have left Dearborn sure for RMA Automotive in Melbourne the place they may bear re-manufacture into factory-backed right-hand drive autos.

 The F-150 vary will begin from $106,950 plus on-road prices, with 4 variants within the vary, together with each brief wheelbase (SWB) and lengthy wheelbase (LWB) physique types for the XLT and Lariat.

“The F-150 is ideal for many who wish to discover our nation in luxurious and luxury. The addition of this icon to our native showrooms alongside the Ranger means Australian prospects now have two uncompromising utes to select from,” Ford Australia president and chief government Andrew Birkic says. 

Because of its 4.5 tonne towing skill, the F-150 ensures Aussies can go anyplace, with nearly something, at any time,” he says.

The reintroduction of F-Sequence comes after vital demand from Aussies for it. Following in depth re-engineering work by Ford Australia and RMA Automotive, prospects will now be capable to buy it from their native seller.

“As a full-size American pick-up, the F-150 is becoming a member of Australian showrooms thanks to an intensive native re-engineering program. Along with RMA Automotive, Ford Australia developed a world-first right-hand drive program for the F-150. We set ourselves the goal of equivalency with out compromise and are extremely proud to have achieved this to our exacting requirements, whereas providing our prospects beneficiant commonplace specification,” Ford Australia F-150 assistant chief program engineer Tom Dohrmann says.

Each the XLT and Lariat F-150 will characteristic the three.5L EcoBoost Twin-Turbo V6 petrol engine, coupled with 10-speed automated transmission in 4×4 Crew Cab configuration. With 298kW3 and 678Nm3 throughout the vary, the F-150 blends easy torque throughout its rev vary through the use of intelligent know-how. This contains Ford’s port-fuel and direct-injection (PFDI) system, which makes use of a pair of injectors per cylinder together with twin-intercooled turbochargers that supply on-demand energy whereas minimizing lag.

 Every F-150 variant could be bought both as a SWB with a 3683mm (145-inch) wheelbase and 1676mm (5.5-foot) style-side field, or LWB that extends the wheelbase to 3987mm (157-inch) and style-side field to 1981mm (6.5-foot). 

All F-150 fashions in Australia are able to towing 4.5 tonne.

For the F-150 XLT, commonplace options embrace 20-inch six-spoke machined-aluminium wheels, chrome entrance and rear bumpers, black platform working boards, tailgate with versatile step and work floor in addition to a Powerful Mattress spray-in bedliner.

The F-150 XLT SWB has a advisable producer record value (MLP) of $106,950, whereas the XLT LWB has a advisable producer record value (MLP) of $107,945.

Because the flagship of the Australian vary, the F-150 Lariat supplies prospects superior ranges of luxurious. It boasts extra options over and above the XLT variant, together with premium mesh insert grille with chrome encompass, chrome look package deal together with mirror scalps, door handles, belt mouldings, tow hooks and working boards, powered twin-panel moonroof and LED headlights, fog lights and taillamps.

The F-150 Lariat SWB has a advisable producer record value (MLP) of $139,950, whereas the LWB Lariat has a advisable producer record value (MLP) of $140,945.

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