Bruceville, Texas, June 4, 2012 – Ford Motor Company today celebrates the introduction of the new 2013 Ford F-150 with the agricultural professionals and leaders of tomorrow.

“Like our hardworking customers, Ford is committed to getting the job done right with our industry-leading trucks,” said Mark Fields, Ford president of The Americas. “The 2013 F-150 demonstrates our commitment to continuously improving our trucks with new features and capabilities, allowing F-Series owners to be increasingly productive.”

For 2013, the Ford F-150 receives new front-end design and advanced technologies such as MyFord Touch® with voice-activated driver controls and available high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps.

For 2013, the F-150 adds a new Limited luxury model and availability of the EcoBoost engine, 6.2-litre V8, electronic-locking rear axle and Hill Descent Control™.

Outside, the F-150 lineup gets bold new grilles combining fresh designs with instantly recognizable F-Series cues highlighted on the XLT model revealed today.

New HID projector headlamps are available as a segment-first technology to deliver improved visibility and increase driver confidence.

HID technology provides exceptional lighting performance while contributing a distinctive look with stylish L-shaped lamps.

F-150 style also is enhanced with new 18- and 20-inch wheels offered in various trim packages.

Power-telescoping and power-folding trailer-tow sideview mirrors add flexibility and convenience when operating in tight quarters, while enabling class-leading visibility.

F-150 pickups are available in three new hues including Blue Jeans Metallic, Kodiak Brown Metallic and Ruby Red Clearcoat Metallic.

The 2013 Ford F-150 adds Ford’s SYNC® voice-activated communications and entertainment system with 911 Assist® as standard equipment in XLT series and above. This enables hands-free, voice-activated control of enabled mobile devices.

F-150 also introduces SYNC paired with a new 4.2-inch LCD centre-stack screen that provides enhanced displays of audio and climate-control functions. In addition, the instrument cluster contains a 4.2-inch driver-configurable LCD productivity screen including menus for gauge setup, trip computer, fuel economy and towing/off-road applications.

Lariat, King Ranch®, Platinum and Limited series models are equipped with SYNC with MyFord Touch, adding voice control to more vehicle systems coupled with an all-new, large 8-inch LCD colour touch screen mounted in the centre stack. This package adds a media hub with two USB ports, an SD card reader and audio/video input jacks.

The aggressive FX Appearance Package now adds Alcantara seat inserts that amplify its sporty persona.

The Platinum series offers new choices of Black or Pecan leather seating.


Source: Ford

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