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OCT 30, 2017 | Ford Motor Company Press Release

Tough F-Series Trucks Ready for Thrill Seekers at 2017 SEMA Show

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DEARBORN - Ford tough and capable F-Series trucks are ready to take adventure-seekers to new levels at the 2017 SEMA with customized power, off-roading gear and bold designs.

These 11 custom builds are part of the more than 50 vehicles Ford will have on display at the SEMA show, making it the largest automaker display at the event. Ford Out Front also offers attendees an interactive experience of riding in one of the performance cars or trucks on a closed course.

Project SD126: No Mission is Impossible

This 2017 Ford Super Duty XLT is an extremely capable vehicle right out of the gate. Dubbed “Project SD126,” it optimizes a 2017 Super Duty for ultimate off-road performance. Starting with a standard cab, this truck was converted to a short bed for the 126-inch wheelbase before transforming it inside and out with race-proven BDS and FOX suspension technology, a stout powertrain, and a wider body to accept the massive 42-inch tires. The cab features a pair of racing seats and harnesses along with an off-road GPS and custom stereo.

Base Vehicle

  • 2017 Ford F-250 4x4 Super Duty XLT Regular Cab
  • 6.7L V8 power stroke turbo diesel engine
  • TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift®

Powertrain

  • S&B cold-air intake
  • EZ-LYNK programmer
  • Diamond Eye exhaust system

Chassis

  • Custom short-bed conversion (126” wheelbase)
  • BDS Suspension front four-link conversion and rear trailing arm conversion
  • FOX 2.5 DSC coilovers and 3.0 external bypass shocks (14” travel)
  • FOX 2.0 IFP bump stops
  • Pac Racing monster sway bar and coil springs
  • JE Reel front and rear drive shafts
  • F450 Dana60/M300 10-lug axles with 4.30 gearing

Wheels & Tires

  • Stazworks Cheyenne 8 wheels
  • BFGoodrich Baja TA KR tires

Exterior

  • McNeil Racing fiberglass fenders and bedsides
  • Rogue Racing front and rear bumpers
  • RK Sport ram air hood
  • Warn Zeon 12-S winch with Factor 55 FlatLink
  • Rigid Industries LED lighting 40” RDS lightbar and amber radiance pods
  • AMP Research powersteps
  • Recon smoked cab and third brake light
  • PPG orange metallic paint by Butler Body Shop

Interior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories Audio by Kicker, using their component speakers and a 12” CompRT subwoofer
  • 1-3/4” roll bar and center console
  • PRP Racing endure recliner seats and 5.3 harnesses
  • Magellan eXplorist TRX7 GPS

Lightning Fast Meets High Performance

This custom 2018 F-150 recalls the sport-truck mania of the 1990s with continued emphasis on outright muscle. Its powerful stance creates an aggressive attitude powered by Air Design’s new line of Street Series Accessories that include full body styling kit, hood scoop, fender vents, rear spoiler and rear tailgate applique. Each custom piece is specifically CAD designed and crafted to fit the new 2018 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew, backed by Air Design’s long history of innovation and sleek designs with easy installation.

Base Vehicle

  • 2018 F-150 4x2 Lariat SuperCrew
  • 3.5L V6 EcoBoost® engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Powertrain

  • Ford Performance cat-back exhaust

Chassis

  • Maxtrac Suspension 2/4 drop lowering kit with Bilstein shocks
  • Wilwood Big Brake kit with six-piston calipers and 15.5” rotors

Wheels and Tires

  • Forgiato Fratello ECL wheels
  • Pirelli Scorpion Zero Asimmetrico tires

Exterior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories bedliner by Bedrug
  • Ford Licensed Accessories new Street Series lowering kit by Air Design
    • Front air dam with splitter
    • Side skirts
    • Rear lower skirt with dual exhaust
    • Fender vents
    • Hood scoop
    • Rear tailgate applique
  • EGR cab spoiler
  • Leer tonneau cover
  • Rostra Ford SYNC® 3 blindspot front-mount camera
  • Penda rear wheel liners
  • Putco ABS black window molding
  • Sherwin Williams paint
  • Rapid Hitch

 Interior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories vehicle safe by Console Vault
  • Recaro leather seats
  • Focal speakers
  • Astell & Kearn Kann high-resolution digital music player

Adventure with a Purpose

This bold truck flips the script for trucking adventure and caters to the outdoor enthusiast. The result is a sleek, clean design for the “Modern Adventurer.”

The “Modern Adventurer” project combines products that elevate this F-150 XLT SuperCrew to the mecca of technology and innovation, while serving a variety of uses for the ultimate adventure seeker. The custom black and red tonal paint job immediately grabs attention, while the all-new A.R.E. Z Revo cap protects the storage system and gear located in the bed of the truck. This F-150 was designed from bumper to bumper to modernize the adventure truck experience.

Base Vehicle

  • 2018 Ford F-150 4x4 XLT SuperCrew
  • 2.7L V6 EcoBoost engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Powertrain

  • Ford Performance cat-back exhaust
  • Corsa air intake

Chassis

  • Skyjacker suspension
  • FOX Shocks
  • Air Lift load lifter
  • Hellwig sway bars
  • Hellwig ProSeries stabilizers

Wheels & Tires

  • Fuel Stroke wheels
  • Fuel Gripper M/T tires

Exterior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories fender flares by Lund
  • Ford Licensed Accessories bedliner by BedRug
  • Trent’s Trick Upholstery vehicle builder
  • A.R.E. Z Revo cap
  • A.R.E. Rival LED lighting
  • A. R. E. Ascend roof basket
  • James Baroud roof top tent
  • N-Fab steps and bumpers
  • Axalta paint by Lynch Concepts
  • Tint Works window tint
  • Duraflex hood
  • Reikken performance battery cells
  • TruckVault storage drawer system
  • K2 Cooler

Interior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories Audio by Kicker speaker system
  • Trent’s Trick Upholstery custom interior accents
  • SEON camera recording system
  • Alea leather

Ready for Adventure, Wherever the Road Leads

When there’s a bend in the road and rough terrain ahead, this custom F-150 is up to the task. As fun to drive on road as it is off with an eye-catching paint scheme and the seven-inch lift kit, this truck makes an instant impression. To make sure this monster can move, a 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine is paired with a custom tune. For a little extra growl, a Ford Performance exhaust was added. Whether it’s the mountains or Manhattan, this F-150 can conquer any terrain in style and luxury.

Base Vehicle

  • 2018 Ford F-150 4x4 Lariat SuperCrew
  • 3.5L V6 EcoBoost engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Powertrain

  • Ford Performance cat-back exhaust
  • SCT custom tune
  • aFe Momentum GT Stage 2 cold-air intake system with a Pro 5R filter

Chassis

  • ReadyLIFT 7” lift kit with SST3000 shocks
  • Custom powder-coated suspension components by PA Powder Works
  • Wilwood brakes

Wheels & Tires

  • Fuel Hostage two-piece forged wheels
  • PA Powder Works coated beadlock hardware
  • BFG Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 tires

Exterior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories fender flares by Lund
  • Ford Performance rear differential cover
  • Custom paint and graphics
  • Addictive Desert Designs:
    • Stealth Fighter front bumper and HoneyBadger rear bumper
    • Rock Slider side steps
    • Race Series chase rack and HoneyBadger tire carrier
  • Custom Bullseye Retro headlights with Diode Dynamics switchbacks and Demon Eyes
  • Rigid Radiance LED lighting
  • Oracle Lighting Bluetooth ColorSHIFT LED underbody rock light kit
  • Custom T-Rex grille

Interior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories vehicle safe by Console Vault
  • Ford Performance Raptor steering wheel with orange sight line/stitching
  • Ford Performance door sill plates
  • Custom headrests with CJ Pony Parts logo
  • Custom paint accents

A Race-Inspired Pickup with Attitude

Inspired by performance on the track this F-150 XLT SuperCab is sure to turn heads.

Race-inspired ground effects deliver road-hugging handling. A functional ram air hood keeps the truck running cool while providing an aggressive front end. The custom two-tone paint job matching the wheels and tires really sets off this striking street truck.

Base Vehicle

  • 2018 Ford F-150 4x2 XLT SuperCab
  • 2.7L V6 EcoBoost engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Powertrain

  • Ford Performance cat-back exhaust
  • K&N cold-air intake
  • Cunningham Motors dyno tune

Chassis

  • McGaughy’s lowering kit
  • Atlas Spring custom suspension

Wheels & Tires

  • Forgiato Tecnica wheels
  • Toyo Proxes ST III tires

Exterior

  • RK Sport:
    • Carbon fiber ram air hood
    • Carbon fiber front splitter
    • Carbon fiber grill overlay
    • Carbon fiber rocker panels
    • Carbon fiber rear spoiler
    • Carbon fiber roll pan
  • HIDprojectors.com custom painted headlights
  • Diode Dynamics LED turn signal, fog light and license plate bulbs
  • DUB IR Tint Nano ceramic window film

Interior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories vehicle safe by Console Vault
  • Ford Licensed Accessories leather interior kit by Katzkin

More Power, More Fun, More Muscle

The Ford F-150 RTR Muscle Truck is just as comfortable with a full load in the bed as it is doing donuts, playing in the dirt, jumping or spirited driving with friends. With a low, wide, aggressive and purposeful stance that incorporates modern design language, this truck is a new style and approach to F-150 multi-purpose machines capable of performing both on and off-road.

Base Vehicle

  • 2018 Ford F-150 4x4 Lariat SuperCrew
  • 5.0L V8 engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Powertrain

  • Magna Flow performance exhaust

Chassis

  • RTR:
    • Enhanced travel coilovers and rear dampers
    • Extended double wishbone suspension system
    • Heavy-duty rear axle
    • Payload maximizer springs
  • Currie Enterprises full floating hubs

Wheels & Tires

  • RTR Tech 6 off-road wheels
  • Nitto Ridge Grappler tires

Exterior

  • RTR:
    • F-150 exterior design package
      • Grille
      • Fender flairs
      • Deck lid applique
      • Tailgate
    • Signature grille and lighting package
    • Skid plate and bumper protector

Interior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories RTR interior by Katzkin
  • RTR dash plaque signed by Vaughn Gittin Jr.

The Tradition Continues

The 2018 Tjin Edition Ford F-150 is a follow-up to the Ford F-150 that wowed the crowd at SEMA in 2012. This sleek truck is outfitted with custom Air Lift suspension and rocks custom 24-inch Rotiform wheels, Falken Tires, and massive Baer big brakes. The interior is redone in custom black and orange Katzkin interior, with performance upgrades that include Ford Racing exhaust.

Base Vehicle

  • 2018 Ford F-150 4x2 XLT SuperCrew
  • 5.0L V8 engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Powertrain

  • Ford Performance cat-back exhaust
  • Optima battery

Chassis

  • Air Lift suspension customized by Unique Fabrication
  • Baer Grizzly big brake kit with six-piston calipers and upgraded rotors

Wheels & Tires

  • Rotiform wheels
  • Falken ZIEX S/TZ05 tires

Exterior

  • Custom Axalta paint job
  • Retrax Pro MX tonneau cover

Interior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories:
    • Audio by Kicker
    • Vehicle safe by Console Vault
    • Custom leather interior kit by Katzkin

This Adventure Rig is a Smooth Operator

A purpose-built recon adventure rig called “The Operator,” this 2017 Ford Super Duty F-350 Lariat sees just as much time off-road as it does on. A combined love of trucks and a passion for the outdoors results in this ultimate recon adventure vehicle. This Ford Super Duty features a bed-mounted UTV supported by Hellwig’s Big Wig air springs and front and rear Big Wig sway bars. The custom hand-painted digi-camo paint scheme combined with a powerful 6.7-liter Powerstroke means this truck has style and substance with enough power to climb any dune even with a UTV in the back. From recon runs in the desert to family camping trips in the dunes, the Operator is capable and comfortable. 

Base Vehicle

  • 2017 Ford F-350 4x4 Lariat Crew Cab
  • 6.7L V8 power stroke turbo diesel engine
  • TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift™

Powertrain

  • MagnaFlow Pro DPF performance exhaust

Chassis

  • Icon Vehicle Dynamics 4.5” Stage 5 suspension system
  • Hellwig:
    • Front sway bar
    • Big Wig rear sway bar
    • Big Wig air springs

Wheels & Tires

  • Method Race 305 NV HD wheels
  • Falken Wild Peak M/T Off-Road tires

Exterior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories fender flares by Lund
  • AMP Research PowerStep
  • BASF paint by LGE-CTS
  • Bolt Receiver lock system
  • Fab Fours Vengeance front and rear bumpers
  • Hi-Lift jack
  • Daystar fuel cans
  • Krazy Beaver Tools shovel
  • Macs custom tie-downs cargo management system
  • Mag-Hytech differential covers and transmission pan
  • Optima Batteries yellow-top battery
  • T-Rex Grilles X-Metal grille
  • Rigid Industries lighting
  • Sherptek UTV deck
  • Viair compressor and air tank
  • Warn Industries 16.5TI-S winch
  • Warm Industries 05SD hubs
  • Whelen light bar
  • Wilco pre runner tailgate
  • 2017 Arctic Cat Wildcat X LTD two-seater

Interior

  • Ford Licensed Accessories vehicle safe by Console Vault
  • 5.11 Tactical upholstered seats by Rogelio’s Upholstery
  • Molly webbing and tactical seat bags
  • Rugged radios