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Old 06-10-2013, 10:54 PM
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Thanks to the Atlas concept we all know what's under that camo. Although it's cool how they gave it that fake beltline that looks a lot like the new Silverado.
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I's love to see Ford release a game changer rather than pull a GM and Chrysler and do a mild nip and tuck and call it good.
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you dont do a game changer if you have the top selling vehicle in the country for forever years running. Leave the game changers to those that need the sales jump
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you dont do a game changer if you have the top selling vehicle in the country for forever years running. Leave the game changers to those that need the sales jump
But if the Civic or Corolla do that, people go bat-**** mad and pissy about Toyota and Honda.
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thats because the competitors changed the game with their compacts and Honda didnt adapt, which isnt the case with truck industry. The new GMs and the new Tundra are essentially warmed over versions of the predecessor, certainly not enough to shake up the sales competition.
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Thanks to the Atlas concept we all know what's under that camo. Although it's cool how they gave it that fake beltline that looks a lot like the new Silverado.
That's probably true. But it's sad because the Atlas looks like it was the concept to preview the current F-150.
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It will be a game changer if it maintains or exceeds the strength/capabilities of the current generation, yet loses 10 or more percent of its weight.

That would move the mpg needle which is an area, I sense the Silverado/Sierra twins has Ford beat.
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you dont do a game changer if you have the top selling vehicle in the country for forever years running. Leave the game changers to those that need the sales jump
You most decidedly do a game changer when you have a cash cow like the F150 that is in the CAFE's gun sights, glaring at it demanding extinction in favor of ghastly EVs. Buyers love their F150s and finding a way to make the F150 not be perceived as a gas guzzler maintains their market share and possibly even pulls sales away from the stand-still Chevy/GMC twins and the Ram.

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It will be a game changer if it maintains or exceeds the strength/capabilities of the current generation, yet loses 10 or more percent of its weight.

That would move the mpg needle which is an area, I sense the Silverado/Sierra twins has Ford beat.
I'd love to see them use an 8 or 9 speed transmission to get the V8's MPG in the mid-twenties for city and low to mid-thirties for highway. With some extra cogs set up to take advantage of the V8's torque, and some cylinder deactivation, it's probably possible.

Ecoboost will continue to be a good PR tool, but people are catching on to the fact that in the real world, the Ecoboost can easily be more fuel thirsty than the V8.
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I mean they sold 71K trucks last month, a 30% increase over a year ago. So I dont see where the dwindling numbers are coming from. Someone in the market for a truck isnt gonna opt for Prius instead. Adapting to fuel economy regulations is just that, and not what I would call a game changer.
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