The 2018 Detroit Auto show has been heaven for car enthusiasts and drivers alike around the nation. Vehicles are evolving as time goes on, and Ford is a great example when it comes to upgrading their most popular vehicles. From West Valley City, Utah to the East coast, Ford drivers are anxiously waiting for Ford’s next move.
Luckily, this auto show has been a gold mine for Ford fans so far. Soon, you’ll be seeing some new and improved Ford models in Ford dealers across the nation. Here are some of the major reveals in the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.
The 2019 Ford Edge
This mid-size SUV has seen a major upgrade since its previous model. The 2019 Ford Edge ST has been designed to include only two engines; to be more specific, a twin-turbocharged 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6. This engine is exclusive to the new Edge ST, outperforming last year’s Edge model ¾ and with 355 horsepower, at that.
Regular Edge models are powered with a turbo charged inline-four EcoBoost engine, which features 2.0 liters if displacement. The normal Edge model has 250 horsepower.
Power to the Pickup: The 2018 Ford F-150
Pickup trucks are some of the most popular vehicles here in the United States. These pickups have to be strong enough to get from point A to point B without issues, especially in a country with such rich industrial roots. The 2018 Ford F150 peaks at 250 horsepower and 440-lb-ft of torque. This beast can handle up to 1750 RPM.
This truck will be available in rear, four, and all-wheel drive. The 3.0-liter power stroke diesel will also be available with 5.5 and 6.5-foot beds. On top of all of this, the 10-speed automatic vehicle will hit 30-MPG, a remarkable number for a diesel.
The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt
Ford is bringing back a special edition Mustang model this summer, a model that has been an American favorite for decades. The new 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt edition honors the popular Steve McQueen movie “Bullitt”.
This sporty vehicle offers Brembo six-piston front brakes, a Torsen limited-slip differential, a larger radiator to keep the engine cool and a rear anti-roll bar¾ the engine found in this ‘stang is the 5.0 liter V-8.
The powerful engine in the Ford Mustang helps it reach a 475 horsepower, helping the Bullitt achieve a top speed of 163 MPH; that’s eight more MPH than the Mustang GT. The torque holds at 420 lb-ft ¾this car is an exclusive to manual drivers, since the six-speed manual transmission is the only transmission offered.
The 2018 Detroit Auto Show has seen some amazing new vehicle reveals. Keep an eye out when driving past your local Ford dealer in the near future ¾ you might spot one of these beauties on the lot.