Henry Ford builds his third vehicle – a truck.
Ford introduces the Model T One-Ton truck chassis, the first chassis built specifically for trucks.
The first factory-assembled Ford pickup debuts, with a price tag of $281. The new truck is outfitted with a cargo box, an adjustable tailgate, four stake pockets and heavy duty rear springs.
Ford introduces the Model A Open Cab Pickup and AA Chassis.
Ford adds an all-new Model B pickup and a new Model BB truck chassis to its lineup. It's the first year for the Ford flathead V-8.
In 1948, F-Series trucks becomes Ford Motor Company's first all-new, post-war line of vehicles. F-Series trucks range from F-1 (1/2 ton) to F-8 (3-ton) models.
The F-100 pickup is introduced, replacing the F-1.
Ford offers drivers the first factory-built, F-250 four-wheel drive models.
Twin I-beam front suspension is announced, a feature that greatly improves ride quality.
The name "Ranger" is used to describe a styling package for F-Series pickup trucks.
The F-250 Crew Cab becomes Ford's first four-door pickup.
Ford introduces the F-Series SuperCab body style for F-100 through F-350 trucks.
Ford introduces the F-150.
The F-150 is redesigned to offer a more finished cab and more comfort options for drivers.
Plans for the all-new Ranger pickup truck are unveiled at a press conference in Dearborn, Michigan.
This year flagged the debut of the F-Series 6.9-liter diesel V-8.
The Ford Ranger is named "4x4 of the Year" by Petersen's 4-Wheel and Off-Road magazine.
The F-150truck is now available as a 4X4 SuperCab model.
A driver's side air bag becomes standard equipment.
The F-Series overtakes the Volkswagen Beetle as the world's best-selling vehicle nameplate.
Ford builds a limited number of NASCAR edition F-150 trucks.
The 6.0-liter Power Stroke diesel is added.
Ford designs new F-150 trucks that reflect the daily-driver status of today's pickups.
Ford rolls out a newly designed Super Duty truck. The F-150 wins numerous "best truck" awards.
A supercharged Harley-Davidson edition truck becomes available.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the F-Series pickup truck; Ford designs special edition trucks to commemorate the anniversary.
Source, Ford Media
F-Series Trucks History
- 1948-1952 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 1953-1956 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 1957-1960 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 1961-1966 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 1967-1972 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 1973-1979 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 1980-1986 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 1987-1996 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 1997-2003 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 2004-2008 F-Series Pickup Trucks
- 2009 F-Series F-Series Pickup Trucks