Harley-Davidson could also be going electrical, however it’s additionally going four-wheeling.
The primary Harley-branded Ford F-150 since 2012 was revealed on the Chicago Auto Present on Thursday, however it wasn’t created by Ford.
As a substitute, it’s an officially-licensed collaboration with customized truck outfit Tuscany Motor Firm, who will probably be constructing the vehicles in Indiana and promoting them via Ford sellers.
Just about each factor on the within and out of doors of the truck has both a Harley emblem or a strip of the model’s signature orange on it, together with the customized grille and onerous tonneau, which covers a carpeted mattress. It additionally will get a BDS-brand elevate equipment, a set of high-performance Fox shocks, fender flares, 22-inch wheels designed to seem like the stable rims on a Fats Boy bike and 35-inch off-road tires.
All the electronics have been recalibrated to accommodate the outsized tires, and the truck could be ordered with 2WD or 4WD and both the F-150’s 5.Zero-liter V8 or its three.5-liter turbocharged V6. Each engines get a Flowmaster exhaust with black billet aluminum ideas and orange stripes.
Costs begin at $84,995 and run as much as $98,433 for a fully-loaded instance with Leadfoot gray paint. White and black are the one different colours accessible, and a three yr/36,000-mile guarantee is included.
The burly truck is a stark distinction to Harley-Davidson’s upcoming LiveWire electrical bike, however that would change quickly if the Tuscany partnership continues.
That is as a result of Ford has confirmed plans so as to add an all-electric F-150 to its lineup within the coming years.