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Ford F-150 Amalgam Has 430 HP and 570 LB-FT of Torque
Ford aloof appear specs for the new 2021 F-150, including the much-anticipated PowerBoost amalgam variant, and the numbers are impressive. With 430 hp on tap, the PowerBoost will be the best able 2021 F-150 at launch, and the torquiest F-150 ever, with 570 lb-ft. Maximum burden for the PowerBoost is 2120 pounds, and tow appraisement is 12,700 pounds. The 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 now offers 400 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque on its own, and the accomplished burden and towing accommodation of any F-150. Check out the two archive from Ford beneath for a abounding rundown.
FCA CEO Mike Manley Won’t Accept Lath Seat for Stellantis
The alliance of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot ancestor PSA is still in progress, and the companies appear today who will accomplish up their board. As Automotive Account credibility out, there’s a notable absence—current FCA bang-up Mike Manley. The two companies agreed to alone accept two admiral on the board, and those slots will go to PSA CEO Carlos Tavares, and Fiat beneficiary and FCA administrator John Elkann. Manley’s role at the new company, set to be alleged Stellantis, will be appear afore the alliance is complete.
Mick Schumacher to Analysis Alfa Romeo F1 Car at Eifel Grand Prix
Mick Schumacher, son of Formula 1 fable Michael, has activated some earlier F1 cars before, but soon, he’ll get his attempt in article modern. Autosport letters that the accepted Formula 2 credibility baton will analysis an Alfa Romeo F1 car in convenance at the accessible Eifel Grand Prix. Fellow Ferrari Driver Academy racer Callum Ilott, who’s additional in F2 points, will analysis with Haas at the aforementioned race. Both will again run the afterward anniversary at Fiorano in Ferrari’s 2018 car. It’s appearing added assured that Schumacher will eventually get an F1 drive, but he’s got big shoes to fill.