June 5, 2012
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.