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Old 10-03-2011   #1  
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Default 2012 Ford F-150 gets driveline upgrades, 900+ kilometre range, new graphics

Ford's F-Series is one of the brightest jewels in the Blue Oval crown, and the 2012 Ford F-150 has been given more sizzle with new appearance options and more meat on the bones underneath it all with expanded driveline features and options. We've posted the full press release after the jump, but here are some highlights:

Down under it all, where tall blades of grass tickle the underbits, Ford has equipped every 2012 F-150 with Hill Start Assist to make starting off on grades less stressful. Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum F-150s are given a new four-wheel drive system that includes an automatic mode to augment its four modes in each range. All 2012 F-150 4X4 models have the ability to be flat-towed in neutral, and an electronic-locking rear differential is available for EcoBoost and 5.0-litre V8 F-150s. Wheelbase and payload tweaks are made, as well, and your bladder will certainly notice the 927-kilometre range of the 2012 F-150 EcoBoost 4X4, made possible by a new 136-litre fuel tank.

The most visible addition for 2012 is the available FX appearance package that adds visual badassery to the F-150's exterior with flat black stripes, red badging, unique head- and tail-lamps, chrome exhaust tip, and a black grille. Wheels for the FX package are flat black 20-inchers, too. The FX package also tarts up the interior with black leather on the seats set off by red piping and perforations. The steering wheel continues the theme with red stitching. Black and satin-metallic accents complete the FX package's interior high points. There's also a new FX Luxury package that adds heated and cooled front seats.

Ford has also launched a new Head to Head Pickup Comparison tool to help buyers figure out which configuration and powertrain best suits their needs. The tool also shows how the F-150 compares to its competition.
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Love the red badging!
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Handsome looking truck!
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Nice makes me take second look
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It has a good look, no doubt about it
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Love the red badging!
x2! Great looking truck!
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