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It’s no longer a race for half-ton domination - with the winner always pre-determined and the competition falling behind. The Ford F-Series has (once again) revved to the top of the charts; and critics wonder whether any brand can ever hope to unseat it.

We somehow don’t think so.



As Market Realist explains, the F-Series - anchored by the 2018 F-150, F-250, and F-350 - achieved a 7% year-to-year growth in March, earning 87,000 total unit sales. This marks the 11th consecutive month of fleet gains; and it showcases the true popularity of the Ford brand, with drivers propelling these trucks toward (yet another) record-setting quarter. Overall profit increases are expected to exceed 19.4%.

How is the possible? The Novlan team credits Ford’s latest diesel powertrain - with the F-Series offering a 6.7L V6. This class-exclusive option yields staggering capability (250 HP and 440 lb.-ft of torque) and unprecedented economy (30 MPGs on the highway). It blends direct-injection technology with an advanced turbocharger to optimize each rev, and this transforms every pick-up into a true all-terrain beast.

Is it any surprise that drivers are seeking these platforms out?

To learn more about the 2018 F-Series contact our dealership today - and don’t forget to request a test-drive in one of our current F-150, F-250, or F-350 models!

In 2015 Ford transformed the half-ton market - introducing drivers to its newly revised F-Series. This fleet delivered a design like no other, with its F-150, F-250 and F-350 platforms all fused with military-grade aluminum. The effect proved both striking and economical (shedding more than 700-pounds from each chassis to promote improved fuel capabilities). Strong sales followed and every chart has since been dominated by the Big Blue Oval.

Many critics are, therefore, surprised to learn that Ford intends to unveil a series of new pick-ups to the market. The F-Series is receiving its 14th generation upgrade.



According to Torque News, Ford is currently revising its entire F-Series fleet. Despite the current design architecture proving popular - with drivers seeking out its lightweight frame and smart cargo options, including the BoxLink system (which blends stowable loading ramps with deployable side-steps) - the company wishes to push its technology forward. By 2020 it intends to launch fully revised F-150s, F-250s, and Super Duty models; and, while no official specs have been revealed, many believe that each of these platforms will deliver:

Standardized 10-Speed Transmission: currently an optional F-Series feature, this system should be integrated into the entire fleet. It will allow for smooth automatic responses, reducing gear-strain on tricky terrains.

Increased Aluminum: Ford shattered the half-ton mold when it cast the F-Series in an alloy frame. Now that this material has proven its worth, expect to see it used to even greater effect. New paneling and undercarriage castings are anticipated.

Flat-Loading Floor: Currently found in the Super Crew and Super Cab configurations, this design option should be offered across every truck, providing one-touch storage solutions and durable vinyl materials.

The 2020 F-Series promises to improve upon every Ford feature - and we can’t wait to see these trucks in Alberta. To learn more contact us today.
It seems the most unlikely of competitions - with the 2018 F-Series pitting itself against social media giant Facebook. Both are ready to reveal their revenues for 2017; and Alberta critics snicker in disbelief, certain that Ford will (finally) find itself at a disadvantage. While the Big Blue Oval may dominate the half-ton market, it simply can’t outperform the world’s largest online network.

Can it?

According to The Detroit Free Press, it most certainly can. The venerable news site has just reported that - in 2017 -  the F-Series generated a staggering $41.25 billion. This fleet of trucks (which includes the F-150, F-250, and F-350) left all competitors behind, including Facebook (which earned $40 billion, respectively).

How is such a feat possible? In an interview with The Detroit Free Press, Erich Merkle (a Ford analyst) said: “On average, we'll sell about two F-Series pickup trucks every minute. By the time you've finished this article you're reading right now, we've sold another one."

The Novlan team isn’t surprised. The 2018 F-Series has proven an unstoppable force on our lot, delivering best-in-class towing (21,000 pounds when properly equipped) and exceptional power (up to 450 HP and 510 lb.-ft of torque). The inclusion of a new 10-speed automatic transmission further propels sales, providing our customers with the seamless gear ratios they crave. It blends a crisp low-to-mid range capability, quickly engaging the SelectShift functionality to improve performance.

It’s no wonder that Facebook can’t keep up!




Want to learn more about the 2018 F-Series? Contact our team today.
It seems an impossible union - the big-wheeled Raptor and the long-bodied Bronco. How could these two ever join forces? They dominate entirely different verticals (one serving as a Baja pick-up and the other delivering crossover convenience); and their powertrains share none of the same stylings, emphasizing unique performance needs. They could never become a single entity.

Never is a word for other automotive brands. Ford instead embraces the impossible - with a Raptor Bronco currently being considered.



According to Car and Driver, Ford is debating the merits of combining two of its most successful platforms - the F-150 Raptor and the Bronco. In 2020 an entirely new crossover may make its way to North America, blending elements from both vehicles to achieve all-terrain dominance. A 2.7L V6 engine is anticipated, yielding up to 335 HP; while a 10-speed automatic transmission should deliver impeccable shifting, allowing for smoother gear-to-gear transitions. The chassis should feature a four-door profile, with flared fenders and wide 20-inch wheels; and the inclusion of FOX shocks will impress drivers, letting them crisply navigate even the toughest roads.

While we must note that these specs have yet to be confirmed, Car and Driver does seem certain of their validity - drawing comparisons to Ford’s current Everest model (an Australia SUV that may serve as the foundation for the Raptor Bronco).

Are you as excited as we are?

To learn more about the 2020 Raptor Bronco - as well as other upcoming Ford models - contact us today.

In 2004 Ford introduced drivers to its F-150 SVT - a supercharged beast that delivered best-in-class performance. It boasted both a 5.0L V8 Triton engine and a sport-tuned suspension, ensuring quick speeds on the backroads; and it had no equal.

It still doesn’t.

According to The Drive, a 2004 F-150 SVT found its way onto the starting line of the Haltech World Cup Finals. This pick-up - now cobbled together with a series of aftermarket add-ons, such as a Bennet Racing V8 and a M&M turbocharged transmission - bore little resemblance to its factory form. It still managed, however, to carry on a tradition of excellence… by defeating a Dodge Challenger!



The Drive explains that the F-150 was pitted against Dodge’s latest SRT. None expected such a burly truck to keep pace with this slick speedster - and, yet, the track was soon forced to yield to the rumble of 1,900 HP. The Ford pick-up dominated the race, blazing from 0 to 60 in a mere 2.3 seconds! It revved past the quarter-mile mark in just 7 seconds and it left the Challenger in the dust.

A stunned silence greeted the SVT as it crossed the finish line, with critics and spectators alike baffled by this sudden show of power. We wish we had been there. We would’ve cheered on the truck through every engine rev.

Want to learn more about the 2004 SVT? Visit our dealership today!

With the end of October comes a series of numbers - those third-quarter margins and year-to-year comparisons. Automotive brands reveal this successes (and failures) to the world, and black ink charts out every profit.

Thanks to the venerable F-Series, Ford has managed to snag most of those profits for itself.




According to The Detroit Free Press, Ford has just unveiled its third-quarter earnings - and they far exceed expectations. The brand's worldwide revenue rose to a staggering $36.5 billion, while its stock shares soared 39 cents. This represents a pre-tax profit of more than $2 billion - allowing the Big Blue Oval to easily best its competition.

What caused such a sudden margin rise? Critics attribute the release of the 2018 F-Series. This half-ton collection (anchored by the F-150 and F-250) has struck a V6 chord with drivers, with each truck yielding a $2,300 profit per sale. This - when coupled with the leap in performance package purchases - has allowed Ford to grow its overall revenue and silence any detractors.

The 2018 F-Series has bolstered the Big Blue Oval, delivering record-breaking sales for the year. We anticipate that this trend will continue when the fourth quarter arrives - with drivers seeking best-in-class trailering, performance, and speed.

To learn more contact us today!

The expectations were low - with Wall Street wizards peering into their crystal balls, sighing at the hazy numbers they found. Ford, they predicted, would fail to impress in the marketplace, earning middling sales and weak consumer interest.

With the release of the 2017 F-150, however, these speculations proved little more than smoke.


According to CNBC, Ford has far exceeded every Wall Street analysis - earning a staggering $39.9 billion in revenue for the year (compared to the expected $37.1 billion). This number was achieved by both a lowered tax rate and the strong sales of the F-150, which rose 7% from 2016. This marks the best second-quarter results for the Big Blue Oval since 2001.

We’re not surprised. Ford has reinvented the pick-up market with its 2017 F-150. This platform - bolstered by a 3.5L EcoBoost V6 - promises best-in-class performance, yielding up to 12,000 pounds of trailering and 3,000 pounds of payloads. It delivers 375 HP and 470 lb.-ft of torque, while its ultra-efficient 10-speed automatic transmission helps it achieve 22 MPGs on the highway. It connects consumers to the heavy-duty performance they crave.... and this is why it’s launched the F-Series to the top of the Wall Street charts.

Want to learn more about the value of the 2017 F-150? Visit our dealership today!
Luxury and power combine, with Ford delivering a new breed of off-road vehicle. Prepare for the EarthRoamer XV-LTS - the first Super Duty RV!



According to Ford Authority, the Super Duty is no longer a mere pick-up. It’s also a recreational vehicle - with noted aftermarket specialist, EarthRoamer, launching a fusion like no other. The XV-LTS mates the high-performance of the Lariat with the comfort of a motor home; and the result is truly unforgettable. Anchored by a 6.7L PowerStroke turbo-diesel engine, this platform holds both 90-gallons of fuel and 90-gallons of water. This allows it to achieve a stagger 990 miles per full tank, enabling drivers to Go Further with ease.

The heavy-duty F-550 chassis rolls across every terrain, utilizing an air-ride suspension and intuitive all-wheel-drive. Aluminum paneling promotes efficiency (eliminating excess weight from the cabin and allowing the RV to achieve 11 MPGs on the highway); while the innovative 1200-watt solar battery maintains optimum cabin conditions, powering all electrical, water, and HVAC systems. The XV-LTS is completely self-sustaining and promotes off-the-grid living for every F-Series fan.

It also promotes luxury. Inside the spacious model discover: dual-pane acrylic windows, hardwood trims, premium upholstery, and custom floorplans. Every inch can be tailored to the driver’s specifications, allowing for bold style and precise comfort.

Planning the perfect vacation has never been so simple.

To learn more about the new Ford Super Duty RV contact us today!

new ford f150 for sale saskatchewan canadaWith each year comes innovations. Automotive engineers fuse their platforms with the latest in performance technology - ensuring that every coupe, convertible, and pick-up connects consumers to the upgrades they deserve. A recent J.D. Power assessment, however, proves that a new-school mentality isn’t always a substitute for old-school reliability.

During an exhaustive comparison of the top pick-up brands - in which all mid-size and full-size trucks were ranked for their dependability - J.D. Power discovered that the 2014 F-150 and the 2014 F-Series Super Duty were among the nation’s best. This came as a surprise to every pick-up fan. After all, how could these older models match today’s market standards?


The answer is found in their design. J.D. Power notes that both the F-150 and the Super Duty are powerfully made - boasting options like turbocharged engines, extended cabins, and best-in-class capabilities (up to 24,700 pounds for fifth-wheel towing and up to 18,500 pounds for conventional towing). These platforms were engineered to work hard, effortlessly enduring North America’s challenging terrains. They represent both a critical and commercial high-point for Ford.

Want to see why? Come to our lot today and test-drive our available F-150 and F-Series models. Discover the value of peerless power and meticulous construction.

The automotive trends forever wax and wane - fickle in their patterns and relentless in their contrariness. Everything changes; everything shifts; and a new sales king is revealed with each quarter. This is the rule of the road.

Ford proves the exception to that rule.



According to Mustang 360, the F-Series has once again reached the top of the charts - continuing its 40-year streak. Since 1977 it’s delivered the strongest sales in North America, with its signature F-150, F-250, and Super Duty pushing past the competition. No other automotive maker can claim such an impressive victory.

No other automotive maker can also claim such a powerful pick-up fleet. The F-Series has always surpassed its rivals, delivering a suite of best-in-class innovations. Throughout the years it’s introduced the market to turbocharged V8 responses, exclusive Trail Pro Backup assistance, and Intelligent All-Wheel power. Each generation has connected consumers to the options they need to fulfill every heavy-duty task.

This is why the F-Series remains the undisputed champion of North America - shattering records with every decade.

Curious about available F-Series models? Visit our lot today to schedule a test-drive in the F-150, F-250, and other platforms. We'll happily pair you with the perfect pick-up for work or play.

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