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2023 Ford F-150 Heritage Edition Revealed With Unique Two-Tone Paint

Late last week, images of the 2023 Ford F-150 Heritage Edition surfaced online, serving as a potential sign that The Blue Oval planned to introduce a model ostensibly celebrating the company’s 120th anniversary. The truck in question featured a unique two-tone paint pattern that suggested it would significantly depart from anything currently offered on any F-150 pickup. Sure enough, The Blue Oval officially announced the all-new Heritage Edition this morning, as a tribute to 75 years of continuous Ford F-Series production.

2023 Ford F-150

Without a doubt, the two-tone paint pattern is the biggest change the 2023 Ford F-150 Heritage Edition will bring to the lineup when it arrives in late 2022. The Blue Oval refers to this particular design as the A-B-A exterior paint pattern, with A referring to the roof and pillars, B corresponding to the truck’s midsection, and C pertaining to the bumpers, lower door, and lower body. Fortunately, the automaker isn’t limiting the Heritage Edition to one or two color options, as five midsection choices are available:

  • Race Red midsection featuring upper and lower Carbonized Gray paint
  • Atlas Blue midsection featuring upper and lower Agate Black paint
  • Antimatter Blue midsection featuring upper and lower Carbonized Gray paint
  • Avalanche midsection featuring upper and lower Agate Black paint
  • Area 51 midsection featuring upper and lower Agate Black paint

2023 Ford F-150

In addition to the unique two-tone paint options, every 2023 Ford F-150 Heritage Edition features special interior touches throughout the cabin. For starters, slate gray and black is designed to complement distinct seat trim covers that will incorporate their own inserts not featured on other F-150 trims or packages. Additionally, the center console lid and windshield get special embossing and a white “75 Years” logo to boot. The Sync 4 touchscreen gets slightly reconfigured to produce that same logo and animation on startup too.

2023 Ford F-150 Heritage Edition pricing is slated to be revealed once the order banks open up in mid-July, and the new model is exclusively part of the XLT model range. Additionally, the automaker confirmed what Ford Authority already reported, that order banks will in fact open up at that time. The company did not announce a specific production timeframe, but as it currently stands, 2023 production is expected to begin in October. The new addition will be supplemented by the all-new F-150 Rattler and the Raptor R, but the latter has yet to be officially introduced.

We’ll have more on the 2023 Ford F-150 soon, so subscribe to Ford Authority for the latest Ford F-150 news, and continuous Ford news coverage.

Ed owns a 1986 Ford Taurus LX, and he routinely daydreams about buying another one, a fantasy that may someday become a reality.

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  1. NCEcoBoost

    2-tones look GREAT on a pickup. As long as it’s not an overdone (Lemming) thing with everyone doing it. I’m already way over the 2-tones on CUVs. One did it and quickly, they all followed, just like black wheels. As everyone does these days and it’s boring. No creativity.

  2. Ronald

    Two Tone with variety will be a big seller & add a little chrome it will sell at any price.

  3. Dee Hart

    I wish the black roof paint at the back of the cab went a bit farther down to meet up with the black on the pickup bed sides… The paint drops down the proper distance in the door pillar between the doors and behind the doors and the back of the cab should be in line with the front and side pillars. The lower black paint work looks good.

  4. James Barron

    Will the Heritage come in different colors besides the red?

  5. James Barron

    Will the Heritage Edition come in any other colors besides the red?

  6. Vernon

    It looks awesome in two tone paint but wish we could move past and away from the trendy dark wheels. Kudos to FoMoCo for having an imagination.

  7. Yora_Nidiot

    These look like some good color combos. The thing is, I went looking for a new truck couple weeks back, May 22. Of course, bare bones in stock choice, but even worse. The only ones I could find were STX’s. At the same price as my Fx4 XLT! ($55,000) So these upcoming 2-tone paint editions (Fx4) will be near $66,000 if not more. I thought robots were supposed to make automobiles LESS expensive?

  8. Lee Anderson

    The two-tones are okay (more color choices would certainly be appreciated), but I’m wondering if this’ll be available on any/every cab and bed combo.

    The last time Ford used the term “Heritage Edition” in 2003, to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary, it was only available on the SuperCab/6.5′, and only came in three color schemes.

  9. Dennis J

    when do they anticipate getting order times back to normal or at least reduced??


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