DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Co. confirms its new 5.0L V-8 engine will be offered in the ’11 F-Series pickup truck, as first reported by Ward’s. The 5.0L engine developed for the new ’11 Mustang is an ideal fit for the F-Series, although it initially wasn’t developed with a truck application in mind, a top Ford engineer says. “When we originally kicked the rogram off, it was going to be a Mustang-only engine,” Mike Harrison, V-8 program manager, tells Ward’s. “But within three months of ...

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