The 2015 F-150 made a big impression in its debut last week at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, generating a lot of buzz among the press. There are a lot of seriously cool things about this new truck, and some of them aren’t even that obvious. That’s why Car and Driver has put together a list of the “10 Things You Didn’t Know About the 2015 Ford F-150.”
For instance, did you know the 2015 F-150 raced in the 2013 Baja 1000 off-road race last year? You’ve probably heard all this talk of aluminum, but did you know the new F-150 is ninety percent (90%) aluminum? And did you know the rear window is laser cut? Probably not. If you want to know more about those, plus seven other things about the Ford’s new workhorse, you should read the full article on C/D.
You should also know that all of this seriously cool stuff has earned the 2015 F-150 some seriously high honors. Autoweek chose the truck for its Most Significant vehicle in its “Editor’s Picks” from the Detroit Auto Show. They said it was an easy choice considering it’s replacing a truck that sold 760,000 units last year, and also considering the F-150 nameplate has been the best-selling model for several decades. That’s a (built Ford) tough act to follow, and any truck rolling off the line to replace it must be up to the challenge.
The new F-150 also tops Car and Driver’s list of the “12 Hottest Debuts of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.” When you’re the hottest of the hot, you can let that accomplishment speak for itself.