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"For the past 33 years, the Ford F-150 has stood alone as the truck people
really rely on," said Mark Fields, Ford president of The Americas. "The
class-leading capability of the F-150, combined with the durability that defines
'Built Ford Tough,' has made it the No. 1 choice of full-size pickup buyers. Now
for 2011, that class-leading towing and payload capability is enhanced even
further with engines that deliver projected class-leading fuel economy, allowing
our customers to be more productive by maximizing their workload and their fuel
Including the 3.5-liter EcoBoost, which will be available in
early 2011, a total of four new powertrains are available in the 2011 F-150.
Each new engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Ford is the
first and only manufacturer to equip its entire full-size pickup truck lineup
with fuel-saving six-speed automatic transmissions as standard
Ford F-150 lineup offers our customers the widest array of powertrain
solutions," said Bob Fascetti, director of large gas and diesel engine
engineering. "From the entry-level to the high-end customer, each 2011 F-150
will deliver projected best-in-class capability, power and fuel economy along
with features and conveniences our competition can't match."
F-150 Lariat Limited Returns
Returning to the F-150 lineup for 2011
is the popular Lariat Limited, which debuted in 2008. This premium offering,
limited to 3,500 units in the U.S., is powered by the 6.2-liter V8 rated at 411
Available in White Platinum tri-coat only, the Lariat Limited features
chrome details and finish, including chrome surround in the unique grille,
chrome-trimmed power-deployable running boards, chrome tie-down hooks and chrome
"Limited" box-side lettering. Other exterior highlights include blacked-out
headlamps and taillamps, body-color grille billets and unique lower fascia.
The 22-inch polished forged aluminum wheels with body-color accents are
complemented by a specially tuned suspension for more precise handling.
Premium two-tone leather seat inserts highlight the interior, which includes
leather-wrapped steering wheel with painted switch bezels, ambient lighting,
brushed-metal "Limited" scuff plates and a wrapped center console lid with
accent stitching, chrome ornament and engraved serialization plate with the
vehicle identification number.
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