It seems that Ford truck fans might have something to look forward to this morning, as Ford North America Product Communications Manager Mike Levine has hinted that some “cool’ Ford truck news is imminent. What this news might consist of, well, that’s anybody’s guess, but we can certainly speculate if nothing else.
Some cool Ford Truck news coming in the morning.
— Mike Levine (@mrlevine) March 8, 2021
We’re not sure what Ford truck news Levine is talking about here, whether it’s something related to the Ford Super Duty lineup, Ford F-150, Ford Ranger, or the forthcoming Ford Maverick. We also don’t know if the automaker is going to reveal some new trim level or option package, or perhaps a new variant of the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor. Heck, it could be some sort of announcement related to the F-150 BEV, too.
Truth is, The Blue Oval has a lot of new trucks in the works as it continues to fill out its lineup after eliminating sedans in North America. There are still plenty of holes there, particularly with electric vehicles continuing to catch on across the globe. We were previously treated to a few teasers surrounding the first-ever electric F-150, so perhaps we’ll see more of that today.
Of course, with news that the new compact Maverick has already entirely early production, Ford might also be ready to finally pull the covers off that model. We’re likely just a few months away from the pickup’s launch, so now might be a good time to go ahead and let that proverbial cat out of the bag.
Or, Ford could go ahead and reveal the fact that the Raptor R is going to be packing Ford’s 5.2L Predator V8, as we exclusively reported some time ago. However, the R isn’t going to launch until next year, so we’re not convinced that’s going to be today’s announcement. Regardless, we’ll be on hand to report back as soon as we know what Ford has up its proverbial sleeve, so stay tuned.
Update: Ford has announced a series of updates for the 2022 Super Duty, which can be found here.