Concepts F-150 Atlas from Ford Weight Less

March 10, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Today we will continue the talk about the concept pick-up trucks called the Ford F-150 Atlas. We have mentioned, that these concept cars are bigger, better and lighter. Reduction in the weight by 350kg was obtained through the use of aluminum in the units of the chassis, body parts and cargo area. The performance characteristics of the F-150 Atlas pickups increased by equipping their system for managing dynamic towing system called Dynamic Hitch Assist. Trailers in the production versions of the cars will be loaded with LED back-lighting and a reinforced mounting long loads.

above of the Ford F-150 Atlas

Image from above of the Ford F-150 Atlas

For serial line of eco-friendly models there were prepared turbocharged engines of the line EcoBoost. Specific data on the entire drive units, which will be installed on the serial pickups next year, has not yet been announced. Presumably it will be motors V6, 2.9-liter with automatic transmission of eight gears.

frontal part of Ford F-150 Atlas

Photo of the frontal part of Ford F-150 Atlas

In Europe, Ford concern so far has delivered cars with engines of 3.1 liters. In Russia 40% of pickups set in 2012 were equipped with motors of the V4 type and the capacity of 150 to 250l, while the volume of such engines is 1.6-2.0 liters. Updated F-150, with a comfortable interior and leather seats, will go to the official dealers saloons in 2014.

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