Ford has moved on from the times of constructing F-150s with a Harley-Davidson bundle, however that does not imply demand is equally as useless. Regardless of the 12 months or the state of the businesses, pairing two American icons collectively will all the time create a draw. Aftermarket customizing agency Tuscany Motor Firm noticed this as a possibility and unveiled an formally licensed 2019 F-150 Harley-Davidson Version at this 12 months’s Chicago Auto Present.
The truck was first unveiled as a one-off idea in 2018 as a part of a Harley-Davidson anniversary celebration in Milwaukee. The group will need to have preferred what it noticed, because the undertaking was given the inexperienced gentle for manufacturing. Tuscany expects to construct 1,000-plus examples for 2019.
In response to Tuscany, the truck has greater than 70 unique elements, making it greater than a primary look bundle. It is mentioned to take inspiration from the Fats Boy and CVO bikes, and the Harley-Davidson Version may be ordered solely as a SuperCrew. The truck comes commonplace with a 5.Zero-liter V8, however may be ordered with the three.5 EcoBoost V6 and presents a alternative between 4×2 or 4×4 configurations.
Because the outdated Harley F-150s have been really efficiency oriented with the engine from SVT Lightnings, Tuscany made positive to provide its mannequin some grunt, although this pickup is extra geared for off-road luxurious. It includes a customized tuned Flowmaster stainless-steel exhaust that Tuscany claims opens airflow and ticks up the horsepower numbers. Engine air flow can also be improved by means of the usage of a useful ram-air hood.
The truck is lifted, although by how a lot precisely will not be acknowledged, and has a brand new BDS customized suspension. Like Toyota’s TRD Professional fashions, the H-D-150 makes use of Fox efficiency shocks which were tuned particularly for this mannequin. Energy lighted operating boards will assist drivers and passengers simply step into the truck.
The checklist of customized exterior options is huge, however one stands out. Tuscany gave the F-150 some fairly candy 22-inch milled aluminum wheels which are a direct visible hyperlink to the wheels seen on the Fats Boy. These are wrapped in all-terrain tires for adventurous driving. As anticipated, there are Harley-Davidson logos and nameplates in every single place — significantly, in every single place — together with the tailgate, tonneau cowl, carpets, seats, flooring mats, heart console, fender vents, and door sills. Orange accents all through add not-so-subtle reminders of the model’s thematic heritage.
These pondering this was going to be a light-weight uptick in price are in for a impolite awakening. For starters, an H-D F-150 with a V8 and rear-wheel drive will get an MSRP of $84,995. The instance that will likely be seen on the Chicago Auto Present show has an asking value of $97,700, and we’re constructive clients may prime the last decade mark in the event that they tried. The Tuscany Motor Firm Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson is now out there for orders at choose Ford sellers.