MOST POWERFUL F-SERIES TRUCK EVER CELEBRATES FORD AND HARLEY-DAVIDSON
* Ford and Harley-Davidson celebrate 105th anniversaries with
special-edition F-150 featuring new color and trim packages.
supercharged 5.4-liter V-8 delivers 450 horsepower and 500
Menacing Black or two-tone Black with Vintage Copper exteriors
accented with ample chrome, massive 22-inch wheels and numerous
® motorcycle cues.
* Ford Harley-Davidson brand alliance flourishes with more
pickups sold since 1999.
DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 29, 2007 - The 2008
Ford Harley-Davidson™ F-150
– the most powerful factory F-Series truck ever –
races onto streets
this fall to help the famed motorcycle maker and automaker
their 105 th anniversary celebrations. The new, limited-edition truck
is the third supercharged Ford Harley-Davidson™ F-150, following the
best-selling 2002 and 2003 models that were part of more than 60,000
specialty trucks sold since 1999.
“Ford Harley-Davidson™ trucks have turned a
shared passion for open
roads into one of the most successful alliances in the
says Todd Eckert, Ford Truck and SUV communications manager. “The new
2008 Ford Harley-Davidson ™ F-150 perfectly blends the flexibility and
capability of F-Series trucks with the free spirit and raw power of
Harley-Davidson ® motorcycles – the principles that continue to drive
companies after 105 years.”
This anniversary edition F-150 honors the humble
beginnings of two
American icons in 1903. The truck is available as SuperCrew
all-wheel-drive models and features a choice of Black monochromatic
exterior with custom stripe running along the beltline or an
available Black and
Vintage Copper two-tone exterior paint.
The purposeful exteriors are
complemented by other features that
signal the truck’s connection to
Harley-Davidson ® motorcycles. They
* Unique chrome billet grille and
lower front valance.
Body color bumper, mirror caps, ground effects, door and
* Blacked-out headlamps with black bulb shield and dark
Windshield with Bar & Shield logo dot pattern
* New 22-inch polished forged-aluminum wheels with the Bar &
Shield logo on center caps.
Forged aluminum “105 th Anniversary
Medallions on the fenders and tailgate.
* Chrome dual
exhaust tips and tie-down hooks.
Rubber bed mat with HARLEY-DAVIDSON Bar &
The Vintage Copper and Black color scheme is carried onto the
that features Black/Dusted Copper leather-trimmed front captain’s
chairs and rear bench seat with die-cast Bar & Shield logos
embedded in the
leather. Other interior features are:
* Two-tone leather shifter, console lid
and steering wheel.
High-gloss piano black floor console and center stack with
& Shield logos, as well as chrome vent rings and unique
* Serialized nickel plate displaying the production VIN and number.
Brushed stainless steel pedals.
The center stack, matching door-trim panels and
lower part of the
windshield feature numerous miniature Bar & Shield logos. In
fact, the center stack panel was inspired by similar panels found on
Harley-Davidson ® motorcycles.
Powertrain options include a standard 300
horsepower 5.4-liter Triton
™ V-8 or an available SALEEN intercooled,
supercharged, V-8 that
pumps out an impressive 450 horsepower and 500 lbs.-ft.
Along with the engine upgrades, the SALEEN performance package,
available on the 4×2 only, includes an available gauge pod with boost
air-charge temperature gauges.
The 2008 Ford Harley-Davidson ™ F-150 truck is
the tenth model to
emerge from a Ford Harley-Davidson Alliance that began in
co-branding of the two storied companies has proven to be a
formula with sales of Ford Harley-Davidson ™ F-Series
trucks totaling more than
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive
industry leader based in
Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes
automobiles in 200
markets across six continents. With about 260,000 employees
100 plants worldwide, the company’s core and affiliated automotive
brands include Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mercury, Volvo and
company provides financial services through Ford Motor
Credit Company. For more
information regarding Ford’s products,
please visit www.fordvehicles.com.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company for the group of
doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Buell Motorcycle
Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services. Harley-Davidson Motor
produces heavyweight street, custom and touring motorcycles
and offers a
complete line of motorcycle parts, accessories, apparel
and general merchandise.
As a subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, Inc.,
Buell Motorcycle Company produces
sport motorcycles in addition to
motorcycle parts, accessories and apparel.
Services, Inc. provides wholesale and retail financing
programs to Harley-Davidson/Buell dealers and customers.
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