Special edition F-150 pays tribute to Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary

Ford and Harley-Davidson have established a unique partnership in the auto industry. The latter has a long history of building custom and special edition H-D branded trucks, and the latest example of that is the 2019 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept Truck. Developed as a special edition version of the F-150 Super Crew trim, the new F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept was created with the help of Tuscany, a subsidiary of Fox Factory Inc. and a Ford Motor Company specialty vehicle manufacturer in the personal-use segment, to help celebrate the bikemaker’s 115th anniversary.

What Makes The Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept Special?

2018 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept
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You couldn't find two companies better suited for each other than Ford and Harley-Davidson.

The two titans of their respective industries are iconic in their own right. What better way, then, to celebrate that status than by joining forces to create the ultimate machinery. Ok, so the 2019 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept Truck isn’t exactly the ultimate machinery. It’s not even the first product of the Ford-Harley partnership; there have been numerous great collaborations between the two companies, including the early 2000s supercharged F-150s and the larger F-250 and F-350 models which got the HD treatment over the years. But don’t sleep on the new kid on the block, either. The 2019 Ford F-150 Harley-Davison Concept is a beast in its own right.

As you might expect from a Ford-Harley collaboration that also involves custom company Tuscany Motors, the F-150 Harley-Davidson Concept is loaded to the brim with upgrades. This is more than just a heavily dressed-up pickup with Harley badges spread throughout its body. This is a pickup that was designed to represent Harley’s ‘Fat Boy’ motorcycle range, a tip of the cap to the motorcycle brand’s iconic line of softail cruisers. Aesthetic and functional upgrades are all over this pickup, including the custom fender flares, functional fender vents, a replacement custom grille with a honeycomb mesh, a front bumper cap with its own skid plate, and a replacement functional ram-air hood that comes with its own Ford Raptor-style insert. The custom pickup also features lighted power deploying running boards with its own integrated rocker trim. If these items and components aren’t enough, Harley-Davidson and Tuscany Motors also fitted the heavy-duty pickup with a set of 22-inch Harley-Davidson branded Fat Boy-style milled aluminum wheels wrapped in massive 35-inch all-terrain tires.

That just covers the exterior upgrades. Move to the pickup’s cabin and you’ll be greeted by custom color accents on the door, dashboard, and steering wheel trim.

The interior also gets dressed up in a two-tone, diamond-stitched perforated custom leather treatment. Harley-Davidson-branded items are also featured in the interior, specifically the stainless steel gauges, billet racing pedals, floor mats, bed rug, and door entry sills. Oh, and there’s also another badge on the pickup’s center console, one that proudly displays the official number of the custom pickup relative to its total allocation.

On the more functional side, Tuscany Motors and Harley-Davidson fitted the pickup with a custom tuned Flowmaster exhaust with exclusive solid billet aluminum tips and a custom tuned BDS suspension lift kit with upgraded shocks from Fox Factory Inc., the parent firm of Tuscany Motors.

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There’s no information regarding any power and performance upgrades, but Jeff Burttschell, Tuscany owner and vice-president of sales, indicated that “the Harley-Davidson F-150 will be offered on the 2019 F-150 Super Crew with either the 5.0-liter V8 or 3.5-liter EcoBoost.”

“It will also be offered in both 4×4 and 4×2 drivelines,” Burttschell added.

Take that for what that’s worth.

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Harley-Davidson™ and Tuscany Motor Co., a Fox Factory Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:FOXF) (“FOX”) subsidiary, have collaborated on the build of an all-new custom 2019 Ford F-150 pickup truck. Tuscany is a Ford Motor Company specialty vehicle manufacturer in the personal-use segment. The concept truck will be part of the company’s 115th Anniversary Celebration.

Harley-Davidson and Tuscany share the same passion for producing premium, quality and exciting new products. Harley-Davidson enthusiasts will be able to see the exciting new concept vehicle for themselves at the H-D Museum™ during Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, beginning on August 29, 2018.

Co-designed by Tuscany and the Harley-Davidson styling team, the Harley-Davidson concept truck (www.HarleyTruck.com) takes cues from the iconic Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® motorcycle. Features will include:

Harley-Davidson branded Fat Boy style 22” milled aluminum wheels
Custom tuned Flowmaster exhaust with H-D exclusive solid billet aluminum tips
Distinctive H-D bar and shield badging
Stainless Steel H-D gauges
Billet H-D racing pedals
Two-tone diamond stitched perforated custom leather seating surfaces
Official numbered H-D center console badge
Custom tuned BDS Suspension lift with upgraded FOX shocks
35” all-terrain tires
Lighted power deploying running boards with unique integrated rocker trim
Custom fender flares
Functional fender vents
Front bumper cap with skid plate
LED light bar & honeycomb insert
Replacement custom grille with honeycomb mesh
Replacement functional ram-air hood with aggressive Ford Raptor style insert
Rear bumper caps with exhaust cut outs
Harley-Davidson tailgate appliqué
Locking ABS tonneau cover with embossed H-D bar & shield logo
Bed rug with H-D logo
H-D floor mats
H-D door entry sills
Custom accent color door, dash and steering wheel trim
“Harley-Davidson is one of the most iconic brands in the world,” said Jeff Burttschell, Vice President, Tuscany Motor Co. “The new truck was designed to evoke the same sense of power and freedom as the Harley-Davidson motorcycles that inspired it.”

Tuscany representatives will be on site to answer questions when the company and Harley-Davidson display the concept model for the first time at the Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary celebration in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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