Ford F-150 Platinum 2009

The vision for Ford's truck group was clear: Redesign America's #1 truck all around to give clients unparalleled capacity, phenomenal decision and a large group of savvy, game-evolving highlights. The outcome is the new 2009 Ford F-150, the new benchmark in the regular pickup section from the business' truck chief - which has constructed in excess of 33 million F-Series pickups since 1948.The Ford truck group took on a comprehensive, 360-degree way to deal with redoing the new 2009 F-150 - from its portion first components to the intense new outside featured by an emotional three-bar grille and more roomy, adaptable and refined inside, to the unmatched decision of taxi styles and trim levels - including another Platinum series that rethinks truck extravagance.
The enhancements are similarly as emotional underneath the sheet metal. Another high-strength, lighter-weight skeleton is the spine that permits this intense truck to convey more torque, better mileage and wellbeing, and extra towing and payload limit.

"The Ford F-150 is an American symbol," said Mark Fields, Ford's leader of The Americas. "Portage is the truck chief, and F-150 clients expect and request the best truck available. "Our group not just met those assumptions, they surpassed them with the new 2009 F-150," Fields added.
"With Ford's item driven change going full bore, the new F-150 couldn't have come at a superior time - for Ford and for our clients." On the whole, in excess of 1,000 Ford engineers, originators, specialists and others cooperated to foster the new 2009 F-150. The group attracted motivation by paying attention to Ford's huge client base."Before we began chipping away at the new truck, we proceeded with the discussion with individuals who utilize these trucks each day for work and play," said Matt O'Leary, boss specialist of the 2009 F-150. "We went to their farms, their places of work and their homes, ensuring we created highlights that would further develop their proprietorship encounters and, truly, their lives." The outcomes will be obvious to clients when the new 2009 F-150 rolls off mechanical production systems at Ford's Dearborn (Mich.) Truck Plant and Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo. - and as the new F-150 goes marked down in vendor display areas this fall. Portage F-150 clients tackle difficult undertakings when they work and play, and they need a regular truck that adapts to the situation. The current F-150 is now the most able truck available, yet Ford's truck group drove ability higher than ever with the 2009 model.
The improvement begins with the 2009 F-150's completely boxed edge developed with hydro-framed and high strength steel side rails. The lightweight casing conveys 10% more torsional unbending nature, which conveys expanded solidness and security. The tough case additionally prepared for the new 2009 F-150 to enhance the current model's class-driving towing and pulling ability across all taxi setups. "The new, further developed case conveys extra payload and towing limit just as further developed efficiency, which we know is top of psyche for clients," O'Leary said. On account of the strength of the edge and exhaustive bundle of standard wellbeing gear, including side-window ornament air packs, the new F-150 is designed to procure top security evaluations from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Supplementing the advanced casing is an innovative set-up of provisions that guarantees the F-150 is certain footed and protected in all driving and burden conditions. The new F-150 offers portion first standard AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control) and Trailer Sway Control in addition to accessible Rearview Camera Assist just as Integrated Trailer Brake Controller a section first on light-obligation pickups.
The inside of the new 2009 F-150 SuperCrew offers more usable space for moving more individuals and stuff because of a 6-inch stretch that further develops back seat legroom and freight limit. A precisely expressed second-line seat flips up and far removed. Joined with a genuinely level burden floor, the component gives the new SuperCrew class driving 57.6 cubic feet of room behind the front seats and can oblige things up to 47.9 inches tall, for example, level screen TV that should be pulled from the hardware store to home. Portage's F-Series might be America's smash hit vehicle, however one-size-fits-all doesn't matter to the present truck purchaser. From the Texas farmer to the overall worker for hire in Florida, F-150 clients have various requirements and tastes. Accordingly, Ford's truck group planned a truck that offers more decision than any regular truck available. With three taxi styles, four box alternatives and seven extraordinary trim levels, the F-150 comes in 35 distinct setups to meet the most stretched out scope of client needs and needs - all conveyed with quality. Clients can browse the straightforward XL workhorse, to the energetic STX and rough terrain able FX4, to the mid-range XLT. For those searching for intense extravagance, Ford offers the top of the line Lariat and King Ranch F-150 models. New for the 2009 F-150 is the Platinum series, the most rich F-150 ever and the response to an enduring inquiry: Just how top of the line would truck clients like to go?
The striking F-150 Platinum includes a silk chrome grille with fine cross section embeds, 10-way skipper's seats upholstered with top-quality cowhide, tuxedo sewing and weaved logos on the seatbacks. Glossy silk shine Lacrosse Ash wood grain accents and genuine brushed aluminum boards give the scramble, mid control area and entryways an upscale look and feel. Standard 20-inch, 16-communicated in cleaned aluminum wheels give the truck an instructing presence out and about. With more clients keen on customizing their trucks, Ford is offering the biggest determination of wheels in the fragment with 13 contributions across the F-150 arrangement. In the engine, the new F-150 will be controlled by three present day V-8 motors, mated to either a 4-speed or another eco-friendly 6-speed programmed transmission. The motors include: 5.4-liter, 3-valve Triton V-8, which has been enhanced for better execution with further developed pull and force, and is equipped for running on E85 (85% ethanol and 15 percent gas), customary unleaded gas or any mix in the middle. 4.6-liter, 3-valve V-8, which is new for F-150. Both the 5.4-liter and 4.6-liter 3-valve V-8's use open valve infusion.
This interesting component works on the progression of fuel into the burning chamber, which brings about an expansion in torque during towing and diminished emanations. 4.6-liter, 2-valve V-8, a third V-8 decision in the line-up that conveys more pull with a similar mileage execution as the active truck's V-6. This all-V-8 motor setup conveys an armada normal 1 mpg improvement in mileage versus the active F-150. Diesel and EcoBoost gas super direct infusion motors are anticipated F-150 of every 2010 also. 
Most 'Brilliant' Features 
Passage's specialists burned through very long time paying attention to truck purchasers to acquire motivation for a large group of brilliant new provisions for the new 2009 Ford F-150. It begins with the smart inside, which includes a course through console that has been protracted by roughly 2 inches and is adequately enormous to stow at least two PCs. Extraordinary edges are formed into the edges of the receptacle to oblige document organizers. The control center likewise has a multi-layered, removable plate and locks to ensure resources. In excess of 30 stockpiling regions are incorporated into the inside, going from a canister on the highest point of the instrument board to various little spaces intended to oblige apparatuses like mobile phones, MP3 players, PDAs and door access cards. An upgraded, more ergonomic shifter stays on the control center. New, bigger fastens and switches are ergonomically planned and inside simple reach and perspective on the driver. 

A USB port and assistant MP3 player input are helpfully mounted on the scramble. Two 12-volt outlets are situated on the scramble and mid control area. Indeed, even the pickup box on the new F-150 thinks outside the box with cunning and fit elements the opposition can't coordinate. The class-driving freight limit of 65.5 cubic feet is just the start of the story. The F-150's pickup box is made simpler to utilize, more adaptable and available with such new provisions as Ford's industry-restrictive Tailgate and Box Side Steps, Stowable Bed Extender and Cargo Management System. "These elements are noteworthy all alone. For the client who utilizes their pickup box five, six or seven times each day, these developments together have a colossal effect," O'Leary said. That equivalent sort of rationale drove the group to remember other smart provisions for the truck, including Ford's Easy Fuel™ Capless Fuel-Filler System. When powering is finished and the spout is eliminated, the framework consequently seals shut, lessening outflows. The new 2009 Ford-150 additionally will permit truck clients to be associated with the world more than ever.

Portage has been working with Microsoft, Sony and SIRIUS to offer clients driving advancements to assist them with remaining associated with their lives while out and about including: Industry-selective Ford SYNC™, a voice-initiated, sans hands, in-vehicle correspondences and theater setup offers much greater usefulness for the 2009 model year, with 911 Assist and Vehicle Health Report. SIRIUS Travel Link™ that when joined with voice actuated route will furnish clients with a set-up of information administrations including continuous traffic, across the nation climate conditions and fuel value data for more than 120,000 corner stores. Voice-enacted route that coordinates a few capacities, including voice acknowledgment objective section, environment control and SIRIUS satellite radio into one simple to-utilize framework, showing them on a 8-inch contact screen show. Sony sound framework that highlights 700 watts of force, 5.1 encompass sound and 10 Sony speakers and amps and I