Ford Atlas Concept: The Future of Pickups

Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by in Ford Canada

  • Ford Atlas Concept is a destiny prophesy for pickup trucks
  • Innovative pattern integrates capability and intelligent technologies to renovate patron expectations of what Built Ford Tough® will demeanour like in a future
  • Next-generation EcoBoost® – joined with modernized engineering and pattern innovations – creates heading fuel potency and increasing capability
  • Trailer towing and load hauling are done easier with innovative facilities designed privately for lorry owners to urge application and confidence

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  • Active Grille Shutters: Automatic shutters behind a grille stay open when additional engine cooling is needed, such as during low-speed stop-and-go pushing or while operative in prohibited weather. The shutters automatically tighten to urge aerodynamics when cruising on a highway during solid speeds
  • Active Wheel Shutters: Automatic shutters in a wheels are dark to urge character during rest and low speeds, though automatically tighten during highway speeds to urge aerodynamics. Self-charging batteries use appetite from a wheels’ suit to energy a shutters
  • Drop-Down Front Air Dam: A drop-down front breeze spoiler lowers during highway speeds to urge underbody airflow. The atmosphere dam is lifted during low speeds to urge belligerent clearway – useful for off-roading
  • Power Running Boards: Auto-deploying using play assistance passengers enter a lorry during rest and tuck adult opposite a lorry when it is relocating to urge aerodynamics and belligerent clearance 
  • Dual-Purpose Tailgate Step and Cargo Cradle: The acclaimed Ford Tailgate Step goes a step serve by adding a ability to also act as a load cradle – lifting and holding extra-long load apparatus above a lorry and pardon profitable bed spaceTrailer Backup Assist: This segment-first creation allows drivers to behind a trailer with a turn of a knob. Ford investigate shows that subsidy a trailer is mostly a many intimidating charge a lorry patron can face
  • Dynamic Hitch Assist: Hitching a trailer can be time immoderate and difficult. Dynamic Hitch Assist helps precisely line adult a truck’s join with a trailer coupling, expelling maneuvering guesswork by arrangement visible cues in a truck’s core arrangement screen
  • 360-Degree Point-of-View Camera: A Ford lorry first, a complement gives a bird’s-eye perspective of a lorry to assistance position a car in parsimonious places or when there are obstacles nearby a lorry – such as on a bustling pursuit site or grocery store parking lot
  • LED Headlamps and Taillamps: Advanced LED lighting offers improved highway enlightenment than required halogen or HID lights and lasts longer. LED lamps also offer near-instant response, giving profitable additional warning time for following traffic
  • LED Cargo Box and Side Mirror Lighting: Advanced, absolute nonetheless fit LED lighting brightly lights a load box and pursuit site after a object goes down with minimal battery empty compared to customary headlights or plug-in lights
  • Hidden Cargo Ramps: Lightweight, durable loading ramps stowed next a load box can be fast private and set adult to support with loading wheeled apparatus into a bed – from landscaping apparatus to mud bikes

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