The new hybrid version of the F-150 pickup truck

December 7, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Company Ford is working on the creation of a hybrid version of the F-150 pick-up of the new generation. The development of a pickup version with a hybrid power plant is in the early stages, so details about the new product, as well as the timing of its appearance, is not yet known. Raj said only that the creation of a hybrid variant seems more preferable than the diesel version as well as the building of a pickup truck with a combined installation will pay for itself quickly. In this case, the top manager said that Ford is not going to abandon the F-150 with the motor on the “heavy fuel”.

2015 Ford F-150  pics

2015 Ford F-150 picture

At the moment, the most cost-effective version of the F-150 is equipped with a 2.7-liter turbocharged 6 cylinder engine of family EcoBoost power of 325 horsepower. Consumption on the combined cycle is 10.6 liters of gasoline per hundred kilometers. The model is also available with a 3.5-liter naturally aspirated engine V6, developing 282 hp and 365-horsepower turbocharged EcoBoost of the same volume. The top version of the pickup truck equipped with five-liter aspirated V8, the return of which is 385 forces.

2015 Ford F-150  image

2015 Ford F-150 pics

Pick-up Ford F-150 of a new generation was introduced earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show. Model was reinforced steel frame and aluminum body, making pickup became lighter than its predecessor at 317 pounds.