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First road test 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

Denver, COLORADO. With Ford recently announcing that all but two cars will remain in their product portfolio within the next two years, there’s even less reason to wonder why they invest so heavily in their trucks. Until I get to drive and review the new GM and RAM trucks, and even after I’ll have spent some time with them, I can safely say that the F-150 is an unfathomably good truck. What Ford’s done over ...

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REVIEW: 2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

For years, truck makers have been improving upon the daily usability of their products. Companies like Ford and General Motors picked up on the fact that a large portion of their customers were relying on their trucks for more than just work. They also realized that many were looking to spend far more money for more equipment and convenience. Today, truck people can deck out their mules with as much kit as can be found ...

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CAR NEWS: Ford Power Stroke good news, and the bad…

2018 Ford F-150

Only a few days ago, Ford and their loyal truck customers were partying hard. After what seemed like decades of waiting, Ford announced that their all-time best-selling full-size F-150 was finally going to get its own Power Stroke diesel engine. The party did not last long. About 36 hours ago, it was announced that Ford was being sued by truck owners in the wake of allegations that the Blue Oval has fitted diesel emission cheat ...

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CAR NEWS: The F-150 Power Stroke has finally arrived!

Where to begin? How long have Ford pickup truck enthusiasts been waiting for this piece of news? Years? More like decades! The best-selling full-size truck in North America will finally get a Power Stroke diesel engine to call all its own! Let’s start by stating the obvious facts: The RAM 1500 has been available with an EcoDiesel engine for a number of years now, and the newest generation Nissan Titan XD’s sports an actual Cummins ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Ford Raptor

2017 Ford Raptor

Indeed, nothing can stop the Ford Raptor. Nothing, except doing pickup things. It’s true! I love pickups because I can throw random things in the bed such as tree branches, wood planks and all kinds of other stuff. Although the SuperCrew cab configuration allows for limo-like interior room, the 5”5’ bed is agonizing due to its lack of bulge. No, the Raptor is not the only one to suffer from small-box syndrome but most other ...

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More power for the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

We already knew it was going to be powered by a 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine and would be equipped with a 10-speed automatic gearbox, but we weren’t sure yet just how much power the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor would have under its bulging hood. Well now we know. Ford’s new Raptor will deliver 450 horsepower (39 more than the former Raptor equipped with the 6.2-liter engine) to your right foot, as well as 510 lb-ft ...

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2015 Ford F-150: Winter and off-road driving review

Charlevoix, QC – Not intent on resting on their laurels after earning 2015 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year accolades with the F-150, Ford invited a flight of journalists to test their trucks in conditions more extreme than anything anyone—save Ford’s engineering team—had seen before. It was central Quebec, it was snowy, and it was -15 degrees outside. Up to this point, we’d really only driven them in the sub-Saharan heat (OK, that’s a bit ...

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