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Ford P platform

Ford P platform
Overview
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Production June 2003–present
Body and chassis
Class full-size pickup
Vehicles Ford F-150/Ford Lobo
Lincoln Mark LT
Ford Super Duty
Related Ford T platform

The Ford P platform is Ford Motor Company's full-size pickup platform. Introduced in 2004, variations of it are shared by both the F-150 and Super Duty versions of the Ford F-Series.

Contents

  • P2 1
  • P3 2
  • P525 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

P2

The ninth generation F-150 trucks were built in Cuautitlán Izcalli, Mexico, Dearborn, Michigan, Claycomo, Missouri, Norfolk, Virginia and Valencia, Venezuela. It was also built in Oakville, Ontario until its closure in 2004. In 2007, the related T1 platform entered production for the large SUVs.

Vehicles that were on the P2 platform include:

  • 2003–2008 Ford F-150 (code name P221)
  • 2005–2008 Lincoln Mark LT
    • 2005–2009 Lincoln Mark LT (Mexico)
  • 2008–2014 Ford F-150 (code name P415)

P3

An updated Super Duty version of the P platform (F-250 through F-550) began production in 2006 for the 2008 model year. Production of the Super Duty trucks will continue at the Louisville, Kentucky truck plant.

  • 2006–2009 Ford Super Duty (code name: P356)
  • 2010–present Ford Super Duty (code name: P473)

P525

Cancelled variant; potentially to have reintroduced the F-100 nameplate as a mid-size pickup and Ranger replacement in 2010-2011[1][2] As an alternative, Ford chose to introduce EcoBoost engines to the full-size F-Series to increase its fuel economy.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.motortrend.com/features/auto_news/2008/112_0808_ford_sub_f150/
  2. ^ http://www.autoblog.com/2008/06/02/ford-planning-f100-and-global-ranger-replacement/
  3. ^ Holland, Bob (August 8, 2008). "Ford tables plans for F-100 pickup". Edmunds Inside Line. Retrieved 2009-05-14. 

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