Ford trucks through the years. Following the introduction of the 2017 super duty model line the f series f 150 through f 550 and ford raptor are again manufactured using a common cab for the first time since 1999. Was incorporated in 1903 and the company sold its first ford model a on july 23 1903. The first two ford f series engines were an inline 6 cylinder that produced about 95 hp and a v8 that produces around 100 hp.
Ford f 150 through the years 1 st generation 5 th generation 1948 1972 while the f 150 didnt technically exist until 1975 the first 5 generations of fords half ton truck were called the f 1 and f 100. Heres a look back at the storied history of the automaker and its iconic cars past and. 1948 was the first year of the ford f series and the first time a ford pickup was built on a truck chassis.
1925 ford model t truck the henry ford to find the origins of ford trucks we have to go all the way back to the 1910s when the automaker converted the model t into a pickup. Hot rods rat rods photos a hot rod is a specific type of automobile that has been modified to produce more power for racing straight ahead. For 2018 the f 150 shifted from the long running 3 bar design used on ford trucks to the center bar designs that debuted on the 2017 super duty model line.
The ford model tt was a truck based on the model t car but with a reinforced chassis and rear axle. A pictorial glimpse of ford trucks through the years ford has manufactured trucks since 1908 starting with the ford model tt then the model aa and subsequently the model bb. 1967 fords f series trucks were restyled for the 1967 model year although the extra heavy duty models still used the earlier 1961 1966 cab and front sheetmetal.
Ford leads the way in anti lock brakes becoming the first to offer the feature as standard equipment on trucks. For the 2018 model year the ford f 150 underwent a mid cycle redesign being revealed at the 2017 new york international auto show. Find this pin and more on ford trucks through the years by james rollison.
1992 sees a facelift for the f series starting the rounder softer trend that continues but the changes werent significant enough to call those pickup trucks a completely redesigned vehicle.