1999 Ford F-250Change Vehicle
of the 1999 Ford F‑250 base trim shown
Ah, spring. Warm breezes, quenching mists, a time of flowers, young buds, tender sprouts, tissue-soft leaves and fecund soil; a time of renewal, when the fancies of many people turn to . . . big-honkin' pickup trucks.
After all, we've got garages and cellars to clean; the detritus of winter to move from our yards; loam and manure and railroad ties and rocks to haul; lumber to truck in for new decks and docks and sheds. What more utilitarian vehicle for many of us to own at this time of year than a pickup truck?
It was just over 50 years ago that Henry Ford himself spotted this looming need and one of the last projects he oversaw at Ford Motor Co. was the development of the F-Series pickup trucks, arguably the most enduring of its ilk in auto history.
Today, the pickup truck is in constant transition and, to the surprise of folks at Ford, some of its biggest trucks, developed with contractors in mind, are now selling to the general public. And why not? They'll seat six comfortably, have the 4WD panache of an SUV, and have that pickup truck bed. And in a day when size matters to many, they are huge.
We're rolling up and out of Boston's North End and onto Interstate 93 in the 1999 F250 Supercab. It felt big on entry, since that was a step-to-running-board and then step-into-cab-from-there affair. It feels even bigger looking out the driver's side window and down into the lap of someone sitting in . . . a Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Ease out onto the ... Read more
Ah, spring. Warm breezes, quenching mists, a time of flowers, young buds, tender sprouts, tissue-soft leaves and fecund soil; a time of renewal, when the fancies of many people ... Read more
Psst. Keep a secret?Folks are standing in line to buy $50,000 sport-utility vehicles to have 4WD roadability in the winter and enough room inside to hold a family and their ... Read more
Orlando Sentinel's view
I call it the Crusher. There aren't too many civilian vehicles bigger than the F-250 Super Duty SuperCab pickup from Ford. The F-250 takes up nearly the entire lane, it rides ... Read more
you just cant beat them to get you there.
i was vary inpressed with it,in comfort, dash and control layout, handling, and the four wheel drive was there when i needed it,no stoping or restrictions. Read full review
Best vehicle i have ever owned
i have used this vehichle up into jacksonhole wyo. , hunting elk in the rockies, towing horse trailer to teaching our granddaughter how to drive, at over 200 thousand miles i wouldnt trade it for ... Read full review