KINGMAN, AZ – A version of Ford Motor Co.’s existing 4.2L OHV V-6 will be the base powerplant in its next-generation F-150 pickup, the auto maker reveals. The ’05 Ford F-150 will get V-6 built at Essex Engine. Frank Davis, chief engineer of the new F-150 program, says model-year ’05 will see the redesigned truck’s base powerpack feature a 4.2L V-6 and a manual transmission. The engine will be built at Ford’s Essex Engine Plant in Windsor, Ont., Canada, Davis says. Ford ...

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