Ford is gearing up to make 2014 the biggest year in its century-long history. With 5 redesigned products either on the horizon or already on the ground, this is shaping up to be a year of big changes for the company. From the aluminum-bodied F-150 to the controversial styling of the Mustang, no expense was spared in planning Ford’s new direction. The Transit Connect also saw big changes for this year and now offers two wheelbases, new trim levels and a Wagon with its crosshairs pointed directly at the family market. Ford is looking to grow from the biggest North American manufacturer to the biggest manufacturer in the world, and it has armed itself with five new models loaded with cutting edge equipment and state-of-the-art technology to accomplish its goal. Here are quick summaries of the announced models.
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The 2015 Ford F-150 is the next big installment for Ford following on the heels of the 2015 Mustang. Ford has done an incredible job at keeping their new truck a secret, but now the secret is out and there is plenty to talk about. Atlas concept fans will be pleased as well, the final version of the 2015 holds very true to concept images we saw last year. Just like the Mustang, the 2015 F-150 gets a whole list of new features including a new look, new engine options, and a couple of segment firsts. The Ford F-150 is America’s most iconic truck, and its best selling as well. With this in mind, Ford revamped this boxed-framed beast to be a smarter and sleeker vehicle with even more features and perks to make your life easier and even more comfortable.
Ford’s catchy jingle in their recent commercials “you got me looking for the next best thing” is right in tune with society today, reflecting our attitudes on new and trendy products coming out everyday. Then there is the Ford Mustang. Released April 17, 1964, the Mustang has been a cornerstone of performance vehicles and American muscle for 50 years now and still continues to grow. To celebrate this 50 year mark, Ford is releasing the all new 2015 Mustang with a plethora of new options and engines on the way. Early this week Car and Driver leaked all the details Ford doesn’t want you to know about the 2015, here is everything you need to know.
Ford has unveiled their next effort which is poised to change the truck market. The next generation Ford F-150 pickup titled “Atlas” promises to raise the bar on tech, style, and fuel economy. The Ford Atlas Concept serves as a demonstration of future technology coming to Ford vehicles. Aside from a much improved touch screen infotainment system, the next gen F-150 will weigh several hundreds pounds less, feature more efficient engine options, and will employ active grille shutters along with a drop-down front air dam to maximize efficiency. New to market features include Dynamic Hitch Assist (with touch screen integration), 360 degree camera, next generation tailgate step, and hidden cargo ramps which will allow loading equipment with wheels into the bed.