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This is the new Ford F-150

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0800

The photos above represent the new, improved best-selling vehicle in America: The 2015 Ford F-150. What do we know so far? The new F-150's body is 95 percent high-strength aluminum while the frame is 77 percent high-strength steel. That latter number is basically a reversal of today's F-150, which has a frame made up of 75 percent mild steel. Depending on trim level and model, the weight savings over the current F-150 can be as much as 700 pounds.

To maximize economy, Ford will offer the new F-150 with a 2.7-liter turbocharged engine among other powertrains. The F-150 also gets exterior cameras offering a 360-degree view to help while parking, backing or towing.

We'll have more on the new 2015 Ford F-150 soon, and you can watch the press conference live stream below.

Rear of the 2015 Ford F-150.

Interior of the new F-150.

About the Detroit auto show

The North American International Auto Show, known to most as the Detroit auto show, continues to serve as a barometer for the entire industry. This year, we'll expect to see the new Chevrolet Corvette Z06, the 2015 Ford Mustang and the BMW M3 and M4. The 2014 Detroit auto show is held at Cobo Hall in Detroit, MI and is open to the public from January 18-26.

By Andrew Stoy