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First Drive: Ford's new F-150s are tough, clever — but not revolutionary
First Drive: Ford's new F-150s are tough, clever — but not revolutionary

Do not approach Ford's all-new F-150 truck expecting a revolution. For all the hype about the lightweight aluminum body, and the promises of groundbreaking efficiency and hauling capabilities, the 2015 model is still just a truck. When they roll into dealerships in December, the new F-150 models will be cut from the same cloth as their predecessors. Four doors, four wheels, beds and cabs of varying sizes; engines with six or eight cylinders; some turbocharged, some not. That's a good thing, as became clear during a first drive last week in San Antonio, where Ford invited the automotive media. Ford's choice to replace steel bodies with aluminum carries big risks and...

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