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Thanks to the midyear availability of an optional supercharger, the 2007 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson goes off to work with 450 horsepower.
No doubt, 450 is a huge number. But what is more remarkable about this newest version of the Harley F-150 is that there are more Harley-Davidson badges plastered in, on, around and near this truck than there are horses under the hood.
An American Tradition Since 1999
Never a model of restraint, the Harley-Davidson edition of the F-150 has been a visual adventure in branding since Ford and Harley began their marketing collaboration in 1999, yet this example of a glorious American tradition sets a new standard for logo-fication.
When this truck arrived at our office, all metallic purple and shiny chrome, we set out to count all of the Harley logos. Let's see: one on the center cap of each polished 22-inch wheel; a badge the size of a dessert plate on each of the front fenders and on the tailgate; and tall chrome letters that spell out "Harley-Davidson" on each side of the cargo box. Once inside, we started counting the tiny logos on the plastic trim of the center stack and door panels. Imagine a Louis Vuitton bag with its "LV" logo spread all over it. But the bag is a Ford pickup truck, the "LV" is a little Harley badge, and the owner, it can safely be assumed, is a different person.
Our logo count got to the triple digits before our eyes glazed over and we gave up and went to eat a sandwich.
This was before we noticed that the frit (the dotted black pattern etched into the edges of many car windshields) was comprised of -- yipes -- tiny little Harley badges instead of dots.
You Seem...Strangely Familiar
If this supercharged version of the Harley-Davidson F-150 looks familiar to you, it's probably because it is in the same getup as the 2007 Harley-Davidson F-150 that went on sale last fall. The new version has the same aerodynamic-style bodywork trim pieces, same 22-inch forged-aluminum wheels, same captain's chairs, same 3.73:1 axle ratio, same four-door configuration and the same choice of black or "Dark Amethyst" paint.
What's new is the optional $6,500 supercharger kit for the SOHC 5.4-liter V8, which includes a pretty high-tech (it's featured in the Shelby GT500) twin-screw supercharger and twin water-to-air intercoolers. The package has been engineered by Saleen, the California company that started out building hopped-up Mustangs, then went racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with its midengine S7 sports car and eventually did the assembly of the Ford GT. The bottom line is 450 hp at 5,200 rpm and 500 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm.
If 450 hp sounds familiar, it's because this is exactly the same peak output of the 2007 Saleen S331 Supercharged Sport Truck that we drove last month. The Saleen and the Harley both began as the Ford F-150 FX2, a sporting version of Ford's full-size truck, and then went off in directions as different as Milwaukee and Le Mans, France.
Think of the Saleen S331 as a super-sport motorcycle, while the Harley-Davidson is, well, more like a Harley, an American cruiser. The Saleen has been slammed down on Eibach springs and Sachs dampers and serious-as-a-heart-attack, 23-inch forged-aluminum wheels. Its fashion is function. The Harley truck, by comparison, is given to glittering finishes, an accessory catalog of billet-made bits on wheels.
Power to the Purple!
Let us begin by saying that 450 hp is an enormous amount of juice. Yet when bolted into something as big and heavy as a four-door, full-size pickup truck, 450 hp is slightly less enormous. At about 5,500 pounds, the rear-wheel-drive Harley F-150 loads each of these horses with more than 12 pounds of mass. That's about one pound per horse more than a Mustang GT carries. So the Harley is fast, but not, you know, like 450-Freakin'-Horsepower fast.
Figure a run to 60 mph in about 7 seconds. The most recent run-of-the-mill F-150 with a 300-hp 5.4-liter V8 we took to the test track did the deed in 9.2 seconds, so the improvement represented by all this supercharged horsepower is not insubstantial.
Ford also says that the Harley's exhaust system has been "cranked up into a sustained growl," and we suppose that's one way of putting it. A "monotonous drone" is a less generous description. The throttle pedal is something of a toggle switch for the engine audio. Keep your foot out of the throttle and the Harley is commendably quiet. A tiny press turns on the full-force exhaust noise. The tone of the exhaust doesn't really seem to rise and fall with engine speed and instead becomes your familiar and constant companion. It is not an arrangement that's to our taste.
Where You Do Your Riding
The interior is blacker than a Spinal Tap album and, fittingly, upholstered in leather.
It's a pretty big space, suitable for big guys who like to wear leather. The four-door cab has transformed the pickup truck into a device that makes as much sense on weekends as it does during the week, and the Harley F-150 makes a pretty good recreational vehicle thanks to a towing capacity that exceeds 5,000 pounds even before you order up the optional towing package. And since the supercharged V8 has 500 lb-ft of torque on call, this is a Harley that can tow a couple of Harleys to Sturgis or Daytona bike week without breathing hard.
The interior is trimmed with shiny piano-black surfaces, and you can order an optional pod of gauges for the dash that will display supercharger boost and air-intake temperature. It's a pretty stylish place, and it looks neither like an industrial site nor a rental car.
Easy Rider Redux
Of course this Harley-signature truck is really about cruising up and down the highway.
The highway ride is actually very civilized, aside from a certain heavy-footed feel from the weighty 22-inch wheels and tires. The F-150's boxed-in frame delivers enough structural rigidity to make the truck seem impressively solid. It's not exactly a lively piece at 5,500 pounds, and the controls don't communicate more than the occasional whisper of reassurance, yet you can hustle down the road at a pretty impressive rate until the speed limiter shuts you down at 110 mph.
The truth is, a Ford F-150 is more like a Harley-Davidson than you might have realized.
It's So Money
This is the ninth edition of a Ford truck with Harley-Davidson signature, including six F-150s as well as an F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks. There have been some 60,000 Harley trucks built since 1999, a marketing success that has led Ford to build a fistful of F-150 special editions this year, including the Saleen and Funkmaster Flex trucks. There are almost as many specialty F-150s as special-edition Mustangs, a reminder that these two vehicles are essentially the same thing, only in different clothes.
Be aware that the supercharged, rear-wheel-drive 2007 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson is priced at $43,710, which makes it a cool $10,000 to $20,000 less expensive than the Saleen S331, depending on options. You'll find that the Harley, like its stock motorcycle brethren, is not going to be at home on a racetrack in the way the Saleen will be. But, remember, that's why you bought a cruiser and not a sport bike. Besides, it's even harder to count your logos while wearing a helmet.
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What options are available on the 2007 Ford F-150?
Available Ford F-150 2007 Submodel Types: SVT Raptor, SuperCab, SuperCrew, Extended Cab, Regular Cab, Harley-Davidson, SVT Lightning
Available Ford F-150 2007 Trims: Platinum, King Ranch, Raptor, Limited, SVT Raptor, XLT, Lariat, FX4, 60th Anniversary, STX, Lariat Limited, XL, Harley-Davidson, Eddie Bauer, FX2, SVT Lightning, Special
Exterior Colors: Oxford White, Shadow Black, Magnetic Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, Blue Jeans Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clear Coat, Tuxedo Black Metallic, Race Red, Lightning Blue Metallic, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, Magma Red Metallic, Lead Foot, Stone Gray Metallic, Sterling Gray Metallic, White Gold Metallic, Blue Flame Metallic, Guard Metallic, Green Gem Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Sunset Metallic, Bronze Fire Metallic, Lithium Gray, Caribou Metallic, Blue Flame Clearcoat Metallic, Black, Tuxedo Black, True Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Sterling Gray Clearcoat Metallic, Pale Adobe Metallic, Vermillion Red, White Gold, Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Silver Clearcoat Metallic, Sterling Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Aspen Green Clearcoat Metallic, Dark Blue Pearl Clearcoat Metallic, Kodiak Brown Metallic, Ingot Silver, Terrain, Amazon Green Clearcoat Metallic, Avalanche, Black Clearcoat/Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Black/Arizona Beige Metallic, Blazing Yellow Clearcoat/Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Blue Flame Clearcoat Metallic/Sterling Gray Clearcoat Metallic, Blue Flame Metallic/Magnetic Metallic, Blue Jeans Metallic/Stone Gray Metallic, Bright Red Clearcoat, Dark Amethyst, Dark Copper Clearcoat Metallic/Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic/Black Clearcoat, Dark Stone Clearcoat Metallic/Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Dark Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic, Guard Metallic/Stone Gray Metallic, Island Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Medium Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat Metallic, Molten Orange Tri-Coat, Oxford White Clearcoat, Oxford White Clearcoat/Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Oxford White Clearcoat/Pale Adobe Metallic, Oxford White/Caribou Metallic, Oxford White/Ingot Silver Metallic, Oxford White/Magnetic Metallic, Pueblo Gold Clearcoat Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clear Coat/Caribou Metallic, Silver Metallic, Vermillion Red (Fleet), White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat/Pueblo Gold Clearcoat Metallic
Interior Colors: Medium Earth Gray cloth, Medium Earth Gray vinyl, Black premium cloth, Steel Gray cloth, Medium Light Camel leather, Black cloth, Medium Light Camel cloth, Dark Earth Gray cloth, Medium Earth Gray leather, Kingsville leather, Black premium leather/cloth, Dark Earth Gray/Medium Earth Gray cloth, Pale Adobe cloth, Steel Gray vinyl, Black premium leather, Medium Stone vinyl, Mesa/Java leather, Pale Adobe leather, Steel Gray leather, Black, Black (Fleet) premium cloth, Medium Parchment, Mesa premium leather, Steel Gray premium cloth, Tan, Brunello/Black leather, Navy Pier leather, Red/Black premium leather, Black leather/cloth, Black/Smoked Silver premium leather, Black leather/sueded microfiber, Chaparral w/Pale Adobe Accents premium leather, Marina Blue/Black premium leather, Medium Graphite, Chaparral premium leather, Dark Marsala leather, Medium Flint, Medium Flint cloth, Mojave/Black premium leather, Tan leather, Black leather, Black w/Orange Accents premium leather, Black w/Red Accents premium leather, Black/Lava premium leather, Castano Brown/Tan, Medium Flint premium cloth, Medium Flint vinyl, Medium Stone cloth, Medium Stone premium cloth, Medium/Dark Flint, Mojave premium leather, Tan cloth
Popular Features: Post-collision safety system, Stability Control, Alarm, Bluetooth, Back-up camera, USB Inputs, Towing Hitch, Heated seats, Mobile Internet, Parking sensors, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Cooled Seats, Remote Start, Keyless Entry/Start, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Navigation, Upgraded Headlights, Blind Spot Monitoring, Sunroof/Moonroof, Upgraded Stereo, 360-degree camera, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, 8000lb Towing Capacity, Automatic Emergency Braking, Pre-collision safety system, Tire Pressure Warning, Aux Audio Inputs, 10,000lb+ Towing Capacity, 6ft Bed, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, AWD/4WD, Extended Cab, Crew Cab, Power Driver Seat, Auto Climate Control, Leather Seats, Trip Computer, Standard Cab, 2nd Row Bucket Seats, 6000lb Towing Capacity, Upgraded Engine, 3500lb Towing Capacity, 5000lb Towing Capacity, 8ft Bed, 2500lb Towing Capacity
Engine/Mechanics: 6, 8 cylinders
Transmission: AUTOMATIC, MANUAL
Fuel Types: diesel, regular unleaded, flex-fuel (unleaded/E85), premium unleaded (required), premium unleaded (recommended)
Drivetrains: four wheel drive, rear wheel drive
used 2007 Ford F-150 Overview
The used 2007 Ford F-150 is offered in the following submodels: SuperCrew, SuperCab, Regular Cab. Available styles include Lariat 4dr SuperCrew 4WD Styleside 6.5 ft. SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A), Lariat 4dr SuperCrew Styleside 6.5 ft. SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A), and Lariat 4dr SuperCrew 4WD Styleside 5.5 ft. SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A). Pre-owned F-150 models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The used 2007 F-150 comes with four wheel drive or rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 4-speed automatic.