The 2015 Ford F-150 Atlas is one of Ford’s best selling models. Keeping that in mind, a redesign will require adequate time and creativity to ensure the standards are uphold. Being one of the important models in its portfolio, Ford has gone all the way to remodel it entirely.
The 2015 Ford F-150 Atlas is a new concept car from the Ford Company and is expected to be used on its full size trucks just like the F-150.This concept will be used as the F series plat form. Ford is satisfied and proud that this new model will do well in the car market and expects this brand to be a household name. Having hit record sales in truck sales in the U.S, the Company is now aiming to maintain their position by developing fuel efficient vehicles, advancing their technologies and capacity improvement which is very important when it comes to trucks.
The new 2015 Ford F-150 Atlas model will be considerably more vigorous and larger than its earlier models. Stop start system will be used in this model for the first time. Special vents on the doors help in boosting aerodynamics as they open and close depending on the engine speed. Video cameras, Dynamic Hitch Assist for uphill driving are some of the fascinating interior features of this model.
The great news about this new model is the new Atlas inspired body. A huge percent of the bodywork, approximately 93% is made from aluminum alloy accounting for almost 70% of the massive weight reduction. A side benefit of this aluminum body is the high resistance it offers against dings and dents.
Ford claims the high strength steel used in the ladder box frame has a PSI of 70,000 making it highly competitive with heavy duty pick-ups in the market. The main objective behind ford redesign of ford-atlas was to make it tougher than the current model in addition to making it pounds lighter for better fuel economy and better capability. The benefits of a lighter truck are: more efficient, faster and stronger.
The 2015 Ford F-150 Atlas under the hood, the Ford Atlas 2015 model will certainly have a brand new common 3.5l V6 engine with a horsepower rating of 280 hp and torque of 339Nm. The supply will have a new 2.7l EcoBoost V6 engine with a torque of 508Nm and 320 horsepower rating. The 3.5l engine delivers same energy as a 6.2l V8 engine, used in previous models, but with a lower consumption rate.
2015 Ford F-150 Atlas Price and Release Date
The 2015 Ford atlas will go for an estimated $29, 410, making it highly affordable considering the high engine efficiency and great interior and exterior design. It’s scheduled to make its first debut in Detroit at the 2014 Auto show. However, no official date has been announced regarding when it will first go on sale.