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2014 Ford F-150 Tremor revealed

A new trim package adds another performance variant to the F-150 lineup.

By AutoWeek Jun 28, 2013 6:20AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Street-truck enthusiasts looking for V8 power with V6 fuel economy, look no further.

 

In what initially looks like a baby Ford Raptor or a true successor to the F-150 SVT Lightning, Ford has revealed a special trim package for their Ford F-150, named the Tremor.

 

Featuring the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine packing 365 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque, the Tremor comes with the short-wheelbase, regular cab and 4x2 set-up. Along with a six-speed automatic, other mechanical features include a launch-optimized 4.10 rear axle, twin independent variable camshaft timing and 90 percent of peak torque available from 1,700 to 5,000 rpm.

 

Exterior changes include Ford’s FX appearance package, 20-inch flat black wheels and black badges with red lettering.

 

Inside, you’ll find a floor-mounted shifter with a flow-through center console; black leather bucket seats with red piping, plus Alcantara inserts; brushed metal accents; and a red-stitched steering wheel.

 

“The new Tremor gives F-150 customers another option to drive a highly capable, distinctive performance truck with features typically found only in the aftermarket,” said Brian Bell, F-150 product marketing manager. “Plus, the EcoBoost engine is available for the first time in a short-wheelbase F-150.”

 

The Tremor looks to do battle with the Ram 1500 Sport (and similar offerings from other automakers) as it will presumably hit the market later this year.

 

No word on pricing yet officially, but expect it to land in the low- to mid-30 grand area, which would put it right on par with Ram.

 

Stay tuned for a sure-to-come pricing release for the Tremor in the upcoming weeks.

 

-- Max Gilles

 

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265Comments
Jun 29, 2013 2:57AM
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why can't anybody make "just a truck" anymore? All I want is a solid transmission and frame with a torquey engine. No metrosexual ****, no decals, no power this and that. Just a truck, please, so I can haul my boats, wood and trash.
Jun 29, 2013 3:48AM
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What about the ranger!!!???? It fit a niche market. A lot of people need a smal truck that gets good gas mileage and can haul a couple of 2x4's or some mulch for their flower beds. Ford, listen to your customers.
Jun 28, 2013 8:08AM
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I am a Ford fan, but this won't fly.  I don't like the styling myself.  Ford.. BRING BACK THE RANGER!!
Jun 29, 2013 5:20AM
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Just give me a vehicle with NO computers, crotch vents (the vent under the steering wheel) for those really hot days, and the old bright-light button on the floor.  Oh, and maybe the fart window in back that you could quickly roll down when the kids were doing their SBD's.  I'ze be a happy girl!!!!!!
Jun 28, 2013 6:58AM
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Im a pretty big Ford supporter, but I think this truck isn't really necessary.  I also think the decals on the side are reminscent of the late 70's and 80's, and make a brand new truck look old and outdated. Not a fan, but that's just me.

Jun 28, 2013 8:10AM
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Drop a manual in it, then we'll talk.
Jun 29, 2013 2:36AM
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The one main question i have on these  Eco-boost  engines  is how long do the turbos last ?       Up until the warranty expires.  
Jun 28, 2013 11:23AM
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This would be a good idea if you would put it in a single cab,short bed,AWD Ranger with 325/20's tucked under all 4 corners and paddle shifters, I'd buy one!
Jun 28, 2013 8:11PM
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A swing and a miss from Ford here.....
Jul 3, 2013 8:50AM
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I cannot believe Ford abandoned the small truck market by not offering the Ranger anymore. The Japanese are very happy about that I'm sure.
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