A full debut is planned for next week.
We are just 10 days away from the debut of the next-generation Ford F-150. It was officially confirmed that the new iteration of America’s best-selling vehicle for decades will be introduced on June 25, and today we can share a new spy video to ease the wait.
It comes from The Fast Lane Truck channel on YouTube and shows a prototype testing on public roads in Colorado. It’s obviously wearing its production body but most of the panels are covered with a thin layer of camouflage foil. However, there’s no disguise covering some areas of the front fascia, letting us take a closer look at the radiator grille.
From what we are able to see, this test car is running with a different kind of grille compared to previous F-150s we’ve spied. As a reminder, one of the first prototypes we spied back in February had a very straightforward design, while the recently spotted Platinum model featured a unique grille pattern. This new grille represents yet another take on the grille with four chrome bars.
Gallery: 2021 Ford F-150 new spy photos
Other than that, it looks like a pretty standard F-150. From what we know so far, the overhauled truck will be launched on the market with four engine options: 3.3-liter V8 making 290 horsepower (216 kilowatts), 325-hp (242-kW) 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6, 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 making 375 hp (280 kW), and 5.0-liter V8. At this point, the information is not confirmed but several different sources report these will be the truck’s available mills at launch.
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Other unconfirmed but tasty rumors suggest the new F-150 could get over-the-air updates and a special generator designed to help customers complete off-the-grid jobs. Everything should become clear next week when Ford will reveal the 2021 F-150 in full.