Ford Celebrates F-Series 75th Anniversary With Special Edition Truck

Ford will celebrate 75 years of its F-Series trucks with a new Heritage Edition model that celebrates the model’s roots. The F-Series is traditionally America’s best-selling pickup truck, surpassing the Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, and Ram Trucks lines.

The Detroit-based automaker first brought the F-series to market in 1948, placing it above the Ranger as a full-size pickup truck. Today, the modern F-150 remains above the Ranger in the company’s lineup, and both are larger than the Maverick compact pickup. The F-150 is smaller than Ford Super Duty trucks.

The 2023 Ford F-150 Heritage Edition combines classic looks with modern technology. It begins life as the F-150 XLT, with the Heritage Edition designation adding an ABA exterior paint pattern reminiscent of 1970s and 1980s truck styling.

Color A covers the roof and pillars while B is featured on the midsection. A is then repeated on the bumpers, the door sills and the bottom of the body.

Photos provided by Ford show the model has a grille unlike any of the F-150 trim levels offered for sale in 2022. It also shows color-keyed side mirrors and a darkened version of the painted aluminum wheels. 17-inch silver offered on the 2022 F-150 XLT.

Ford will offer the model in five color options: Race Red midsection with Charred Gray upper and lower; Atlas blue midsection with black agate top and bottom; Antimatter blue midsection with charred gray top and bottom; Avalanche midsection with Agate Black top and bottom; and the midsection of Area 51 with the Agate Black top and bottom.

Only some of these colors are currently offered as part of the F-150 option list. Some are offered on other Fords, including the 2022 Ford Bronco.

The interior of the F-150 Heritage Edition features unique styling commemorating its place in the Ford lineup.
Ford Motor Company

The interior of the 2023 F-150 Heritage Edition features Slate Gray and Black colors. It has distinct seat trim covers with unique inserts. An embossed console lid commemorates the model’s place in Ford history. A white “75 Years” logo calls out the upper center windshield and appears on the infotainment touchscreen startup animation.

Pricing will be available when Ford’s order banks for the 2023 F-150 Heritage Edition open in mid-July, with production beginning this fall. Orders and deliveries are handled by Ford dealerships in the United States

For the 2022 model year, Ford offered the F-150 in XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, Tremor and Raptor trim levels.

The 2022 Ford F-150 XLT starts at $38,515 before adding any destination and delivery charges. The new F-series model is expected to cost more.

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