“This vehicle was tested in harsh conditions.”
You’ve heard that before, and it’s usually true. Truck manufacturers test their vehicles during the hottest desert summer days to the coldest Alaskan winter nights. Trucks go through mud, sand, and thousands of miles of stress testing before they grace the showroom floor.
Ford takes its testing to another level. Ford’s F-650 and F-750 are driven by robots during testing, limiting human driver exposure to the severe beating the brand puts on its trucks. That information alone gives “BUILT FORD TOUGH” a whole other meaning, doesn’t it?
If your business puts its fleet through long, tough days at the jobsite, maybe an F-650/F-750 is the right truck for you.
TOUGH BUT FLEXIBLE
Ford knows a thing or two about the many ways a business might use one of the brand’s trucks—that’s why it made the F-650/F-750 as versatile as possible with multiple configurations and options, starting with gas or diesel.
With an F-650 Pro Loader, landscape and delivery service has never been easier in a work truck. The truck features a low chassis height of 33.6 inches and standard 19.5-inch wheels. No worries about all your equipment; the GVWR range on the Pro Loader is from 20,500 to 26,000 lbs.
Try the F-650 straight frame model for a chassis height of 39.4 inches with standard 22.5-inch wheels and a GVWR range of 26,000 to 29,000 lbs. If that’s not enough for your load, the F-750 straight frame model has a GVWR range of 30,200 to 33,000 lbs with the gas engine and up to 37,000 lbs with the diesel.
The F-650/F-750 can accommodate the needs of most applications with a work-ready frame that keeps fuel tanks, diesel exhaust fluid reservoirs, and wiring harnesses under the cab. Choose between multiple battery and fuel tank options to achieve a work truck that is a perfect fit for your fleet.
And if that isn’t enough, these trucks include four available factory-installed upfitter switches (10 amp, 15 amp, and two 25 amps) that are integrated into the instrument panel—no need to cut into the truck’s electrical system during accessory installation.
Struggling to find a truck that’s large enough to fulfill your needs? You’re in luck. The Ford F-650/F-750 is powered by the 6.7-L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel V8 with a Ford TorqShift HD 6-speed automatic transmission. The standard power rating of these workhorses is 270 hp and 675 lb-ft of torque, but buyers have the option to choose 300 hp and 700 lb-ft of torque or 330 hp and 725 lb-ft of torque in their truck.
Opt for a gas engine in the F-650 and F-750, and your truck is powered by the 6.8-L Triton V10. The 6.8-L has a lower purchase price than diesel options, but that doesn’t mean power is sacrificed. This engine offers 320 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. There is also a CNG/Propane Gaseous Engine Prep Package available for those desiring a green fleet.
Crews come in all shapes and sizes—Ford’s F-650/F-750 cabs come in a number of configurations to perfectly suit your crew. Choose between a two-door Regular Cab, four-door SuperCab, and four-door Crew Cab. Enjoy a spacious interior inside each, which includes supportive seating, ample leg room for drivers of any size, easy-to-read gauges, and easy-to-reach controls.
Ford trucks also include SYNC, which allows users to make a call, listen to music, select apps, and more with just the sound of their voice. This increases your drivers’ safety, allowing them to keep their hands and eyes on the road at all times.
Your fleet of work trucks isn’t for commuting. It isn’t for slacks and sports coats. It’s for heavy hauling, bounding over rough roads, and hours and hours of work. Work trucks are for muddy work boots and hard hats, driven by tough guys in harsh environments—and if you want your fleet to reflect that, choose a vehicle that was robot tested under conditions too tough for humans to endure.
Choose a Ford F-F650/F-750 because this truck was definitely “tested in harsh conditions.”
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Find out more about the Ford F-650/F-750, visit www.ford.com/new-commercial-trucks.
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS: JANUARY 2019 ISSUE
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