Ford F-Series Hybrid arrives by 2020

Ford Motor Company announced that, by the end of the decade, the market will appear the Ford F-Series Hybrid pickup truck. This news was confirmed by Ford’s boss, Mark Fields. He announced that the company is already working on the development of this vehicle. By the beginning of 2020, the Ford F-Series Hybrid should be found in showrooms. So the new generation of F series have another version. After the drive versions LPG/CNG and Raptor models, Ford’s pickup truck lineup gets a version with hybrid drive.

The new generation F150 model is brought major improvements and opened up great opportunities in the pickup segment. The same way he went and developing models from Ford’s F-Series Super Duty collection. The use of aluminum for the construction of vehicles has reduced the weight of the vehicle. Thus the efficiency and economy of vehicles, raised to a higher level. In addition to reducing the weight of vehicles, powertrains have been upgraded. Ford’s EcoBoost engines are among the most economical in the world.

Ford F-Series Hybrid coming by 2020

Ford F-Series Hybrid Specs

Previously, there was speculation that the Ford F-150 will get a version with a diesel engine. Ford, even earlier, rejected such a possibility. However, as competing models began to be offered with diesel generators, this possibility is becoming more realistic. For now, there is no official information on this subject. What is certain, is that the company will offer a hybrid version of its pickup models.

By all indications, the Ford F-150 Hybrid will be the first in a series of F-Series models. After it, will be included in the offer and F-250 Hybrid. Sources note that the company’s future Ford F-Series Hybrid will not be Plug-In-Hybrid model. It will be a conventional hybrid. Basically, the vehicle will possess RWD, while the 4×4 drive will be an option.

As for powertrains, which will be a constituent part of the hybrid system, the greatest chance have aggregates from the Ford F-150 pickup models. These engines are powerful, efficient and economical. Let us remind, that the new generation F-150 offers a 2.7-liter EcoBoost,  3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6, 3.5-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engines. However, it is expected that the Ford F-Series Hybrid gets the most economical 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine that delivers power and performance from V8 engine.

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