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Ford pimps butch bakkie

2006-11-09 17:19

Cool bakkie!

Ford has unveiled a "pimped" version of its F-150 pick-up at the 2006 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas.

Ford in America is using SEMA to showcase its array of accessories, including chrome parts for cars and trucks and a selection of Ford-specific electronics such as TripTunes, MP3 interface and headrest DVD entertainment system.

The Ford FX2 Sport pickup, based on the F-150, sits on a lowered suspension wearing 20-inch sport wheels, a custom bonnet scoop and side stripes.

A Sport Liner bed liner hides beneath a lockable hard tonneau. The interior is loaded with electronic goodies, including a headrest DVD entertainment system, Mobile-Ease hands-free cell phone system and remote start.

The 5.4-liter V8 boasts a Ford Racing supercharger, headers and sided exhausts with chrome tips.

The Edge makes its first appearance at SEMA and is creating quite a bit of


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