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The Ford F-150 is a full-size pickup truck made by Ford that first appears in Asphalt 8: Airborne. It was added to the game in the Great Wall update.

Asphalt 8: Airborne


The Ford F-150 is a nitro-based low-end Class D pickup truck. It was added to the game in The Great Wall Update with the following rank statistics:


The F-150 has unusual statistics. At first, it appears to be very weak, with the lowest raw top speed in the entire game, one of the worst handling statistics in the entire game, and a mediocre displayed acceleration statistic. On the other hand, these are all outweighed by a very large nitro statistic; in fact, the largest of any vehicle in the entire game (except the unobtainable Despicable Me "Villain Wheels"), and also the largest of any vehicle relative to the vehicle's raw top speed.

In fact, the F-150 is much better than what it appears to be. There are some key features of the F-150 that can make it very powerful in Multiplayer and when fighting vehicles of a similar MAX + PRO rank. The biggest advantage of the F-150 is an unusually high total top speed. Because of its large nitro, the F-150 has extra total top speed when compared to other vehicles. For example, compared to the Scion FR-S, with both vehicles MAX + PRO (1071 vs 1091), the F-150 is 8 mph (12.9 km/h) faster without a Tuning Kit and 8.8 mph (14.1 km/h) faster with a Tuning Kit.

This extra speed is partially offset by having a very low speed without nitro and only a mediocre nitro efficiency of 9/13/17, though the F-150 can also compensate for these downsides with the use of frequent ramp-jumps and Extra Tanks (as well as Nitro Starters and Tuning Kits). The F-150, however, is at a considerable disadvantage on rampless maps such as Azure Coast.

Due to the F-150's unusual statistics, much of its real performance is misrepresented by numbers. Despite having a bad handling statistic, the F-150 has outstanding drifting and handling while nitro isn't activated, due to the fact that its top speed is so low without nitro. Also, the F-150's handling while under nitro isn't as bad either, due to it being only a Class D vehicle and not extremely fast; its handling while under nitro is comparable to vehicles like the Lamborghini Veneno of Class S, which has a handling statistic above 1.300 Gs.

The F-150 also has fairly high acceleration, similar to that of the Renault DeZir, due to the large nitro which it possesses; nitro contributes hugely to acceleration.

Usage (Multiplayer)

In Multiplayer, the F-150 is the fastest vehicle in the game from around ranks 550-800. At 500, most vehicles are the same speed but at 550-800, the F-150 does gain a considerable amount of speed over its competition. The biggest threat to the F-150 would be the DeZir, which is slower but which also possesses a more efficient nitro. The F-150 can beat the DeZir in most maps, but an Extra Tank is necessary, instead of just a double-boost. Azure Coast is one map where the F-150 cannot properly hold its ground.

Although the DeZir is quite fast already, the F-150 (in Multiplayer) has a higher total top speed at the same rank as the DeZir (until the maximum speed upgrades, since the DeZir can be extended further). The reason for this is that both have very large nitro statistics, but the F-150's is larger. In fact, the difference would not be so large in Multiplayer if the F-150 didn't have another advantage over the DeZir; nitro rank weighting. The DeZir, despite having a slightly smaller nitro than the F-150, gains 35% of its total rank increase from just nitro, instead of the 25% that the F-150 gains.

Overall, the F-150 can be described as a tied "King" of Multiplayer (with the DeZir), because it has a higher total top speed at ranks below 800 than any other vehicle in the game. At those ranks, very few vehicles can compete in the first place, however. Still, there are many Pro and Champion League players who use the DeZir to "farm" Multiplayer Points because it is very easy to come first/second in every race at such low levels. Some "underdog" vehicles at these ranks, which are slightly worse than both the DeZir and F-150, are the Camaro Z/28, Volkswagen Beetle Turbo, and SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI.

Some optimal Multiplayer tunes for the F-150:

(Note: None of these have been tested; these are all theoretical ranks/speed values based on calculations made using the statistics and weightings of the vehicle. Therefore, speed values or ranks could be off by as much as 0.5 or 3, respectively. Measurements were also made in km/h initially and converted to mph later, so there may also be small errors because of that.)

  • 0004 0303, @628
    • Total top speed = 178.8 mph or 287.8 km/h
    • Raw top speed = 107.1 mph or 172.4 km/h
    • DeZir equivalent: 0003 0000, @615 --> Speed = RTS 114.5 mph or 184.2 km/h + N 57.5 mph or 92.6 km/h = TTS 172 mph or 276.8 km/h
    • F-150 = 13 ranks higher with -7.4 mph RTS and +6.8 mph TTS (-11.8 km/h RTS and +11 km/h TTS).
    • F-150 vs DeZir performance evaluation: "The F-150 has lower speed without nitro and a shorter-lasting nitro compared to the DeZir. Because the vehicles are so slow, they are very reliant on nitro at these ranks. The F-150 partially makes up for a lack of nitro with a huge total speed boost; Extra Tanks are mandatory in order to beat the DeZir. With an Extra Tank, victory is nearly guaranteed in the F-150, though DeZirs of higher rank can be mismatched into games."
  • 0005 0303, @661
    • Total top speed = 182.7 mph or 294.1 km/h
    • Raw top speed = 107.1 mph or 172.4 km/h
    • DeZir equivalent: 0004 0000, @671 --> Speed = RTS 114.5 mph or 184.2 km/h + N 63.9 mph or 102.9 km/h = TTS 178.4 mph or 287.1 km/h
    • F-150 = 10 ranks lower with -7.4 mph RTS and +4.3 mph TTS (-11.8 km/h RTS and +7 km/h TTS).
    • F-150 vs DeZir performance evaluation: "The F-150's performance gap with the DeZir has become smaller. This means Extra Tanks are definitely still necessary. The F-150 will generally still be at an advantage over the DeZir."
  • 0305 0303, @768
    • Total top speed = 191.2 mph or 307.8 km/h
    • Raw top speed = 115.6 mph or 186.1 km/h
    • DeZir equivalent: 0005 0202, @781 --> Speed = RTS 114.5 mph or 184.2 km/h + N 74.4 mph or 119.7 km/h = TTS 188.9 mph or 303.9 km/h
    • F-150 = 13 ranks lower with +1.1 mph RTS and +2.3 mph TTS (+1.9 km/h RTS and +3.9 km/h TTS).
    • F-150 vs DeZir performance evaluation: "The F-150 vs DeZir gap is very tight now. The F-150 is slightly superior in both raw top speed and total top speed, instead of being far worse in raw top speed and far better in total top speed. This means that the DeZir is worse in every way except for nitro duration, but that's still a big exception. Extra Tanks are very necessary."
  • 0105 3333, @771 (Dr. Healusion discovered this tune)
    • Total top speed = 190.1 mph or 306.0 km/h
    • Raw top speed = 114.5 mph or 185.0 km/h
    • DeZir equivalent: 0005 0202, @781 --> Speed = RTS 114.5 mph or 184.2 km/h + N 74.4 mph or 119.7 km/h = TTS 188.9 mph or 303.9 km/h
    • F-150 = 10 ranks lower with equal mph (or km/h) RTS and +1.2 mph TTS (+1.9 km/h TTS).
    • F-150 vs DeZir performance evaluation: "The F-150 vs DeZir gap is very tight now. The F-150 is equal in raw top speed but slightly superior in total top speed, instead of being far worse in raw top speed and far better in total top speed. This tune has slightly better handling and acceleration than the 768 tune. This means that the DeZir is worse in every way except for nitro duration, but that's still a big exception. Extra Tanks are very necessary."
  • 0405 0303, @827
    • Total top speed = 195.5 mph or 314.6 km/h
    • Raw top speed = 119.9 mph or 192.9 km/h
    • DeZir equivalent: 0105 0202, @816 --> Speed = RTS 118.4 mph or 190.5 km/h + N 74.4 mph or 119.7 km/h = TTS 192.8 mph 310.2 km/h
    • F-150 = 11 ranks higher with +1.5 mph RTS and +2.7 mph TTS (+2.4 km/h RTS and +4.4 km/h TTS).
    • F-150 vs DeZir performance evaluation: "The F-150 loses steam around rank 800+. Against the DeZir, it can still perform decently, but its speed is less impressive. Extra Tanks are still necessary."

Usage (Other)

The F-150 is a poor choice as a starter's vehicle and also a poor choice as a Class D TLE vehicle. However, the F-150 is sometimes featured in Tag Racing TLEs as the most powerful vehicle in its bracket.

Overall, the F-150 is best used as a low-tier Multiplayer Vehicle or for material rewards. The F-150 has a very bad farming race on Azure Coast which takes over 2 minutes to complete, in Season 9.

The F-150 is featured in the Career Mode.

The F-150 has a Free Class D Upgrade at Mastery challenge 5 and an Extra Tank at Mastery challenge 10. The F-150 is featured in three collections: Extra Horses, Heavyweights and Drive in Style.

The F-150 is an easy source of Licenses full a8because it is cheap to buy and upgrade. However, it has potential as a Multiplayer Vehicle so this may not be the best usage of the vehicle.


As of the Motorcycles Update, the F-150 costs A8 credits small 11,000 (originally A8 credits small 65,000, then A8 credits small 71,000), one of the cheapest prices for a Class D vehicle.

The F-150 costs A8 credits small 175,750 to MAX and A8 credits small 22,962 to PRO. The F-150, like the DeZir, requires no Engine Cards (or rare/legendary tech) in its PRO upgrades.


The F-150 is completely resistant to small traffic without nitro activated and will destroy all small vehicles in its path, making it easy for the player to obtain a "Traffic Down" medal.

The F-150 has its own Knockdown event in Season 6. This is one of the very few Knockdown events that do not require a bonus star of Knockdowns without Wreck.

Vehicles in Asphalt 8: Airborne
Class D
Dodge Dart GT Audi R8 e-tron Tesla Model S Cadillac ATS Cadillac XTS Suzuki GSX-R750 Scion FR-S Ford F-150 Audi RS 3 Sportback Mini Cooper S Roadster Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA Kawasaki Z800 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive Renault CLIO R.S. 200 EDC Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Audi TTS Coupé Audi S4 Chevrolet Camaro GS Peugeot RCZ R DS 3 Racing Renault DeZir Nissan 370Z Lotus Elise Cup 260 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 2015 Ford Mustang 1967 Chevrolet Impala Nissan Juke NISMO Ferrari 308 GTS Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2016 Veloce Hot Wheels Rip Rod™ BMW M3 Sedan Geely GC9 Mazda 6 Porsche 959 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Honda S2000 Pontiac Solstice GXP Ford Focus RS Alfa Romeo 4C Mazda RX-8 nanoFlowcell QUANTINO SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI KTM X-Bow GT4 Infiniti Project Black S Donkervoort D8 GTO DS E-TENSE Hyundai i30 N Buick Avista Concept KTM 1290 Super Duke R Lamborghini Urus Ariel Atom V8 Despicable Me "Villain Wheels"
Class C
DS Survolt Aston Martin DB9 Coupé Datsun 280Z Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Maserati GranTurismo Sport Infiniti FX50 Lotus Evora Enduro GT Range Rover Evoque Coupe HSE Dynamic Bentley Continental GT V8 Hot Wheels Bone Shaker™ Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Lotus Exige S Coupe Ducati Monster 1200 Ferrari Testarossa Yamaha YZF-R6 Audi RS 4 Avant Aston Martin V12 Zagato Ferrari 612 Scaglietti BMW M1 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Acura NSX 2005 Porsche 718 Boxster S Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG SRT 2013 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Jaguar F-Type R BMW M2 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe Aston Martin V12 Vantage Volkswagen Golf Design Vision GTI BMW M6 Felino cB7 Hot Wheels Twin Mill™ Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car Lamborghini Miura Ford GT 2006 ED Design Torq Vencer Sarthe Nissan GT-R (R35) Equus Bass 770 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series Mazda Furai McLaren M14A Ferrari F430 Buick Riviera Renault Trezor Mitsubishi Eclipse AC 378 GT Z Toyota Supra RZ (Mark IV) Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X Honda Civic Type R Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG Racing Series Porsche Cayman GT4 Nissan 370Z Special Edition Honda Integra Type-R Ducati SuperSport S Marussia B2 Renault Alpine Celebration Yamaha FZ-10 Sbarro Sparta Audi R8 LMS Ultra Sbarro GT1 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia Ferrari F40 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupé Final Edition Maserati Alfieri Chevrolet Corvette C7 Pininfarina H2 Speed Volkswagen I.D. R
Class B
MV Agusta F4 1000 R Spada Codatronca TSS Mercedes-Benz Biome Shelby Cobra 427 Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) Rinspeed zaZen Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR AMG Ford Shelby GT500 Maserati MC12 McLaren 12C Spider Ferrari 599XX Drako GTE Rimac Concept One Formula E Gen2 Pagani Zonda R Peugeot SR1 Ferrari F12berlinetta Ducati XDiavel S Spyker C8 Preliator ONUK Sazan LM Arrinera Hussarya Ferrari F50 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo BMW S 1000 RR Chevrolet SS Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Kepler Motion Lucra L148 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports Jaguar C-X75 Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS Aston Martin Vantage 2018 McLaren MP4/8 Lamborghini Veneno Lotus Evora Sport 410 TVR Sagaris Ferrari GTC4Lusso BMW M2 Special Edition Pagani Huayra BXR Bailey Blade GT1 Ferrari LaFerrari Falcon F7 Mazzanti Evantra Lamborghini Estoque Apollo N RUF RT 12 S Savage Rivale GTR Ferrari FF Lamborghini Asterion Mazda RX-8 Special Edition GTA Spano Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition Holden Coupe 60 McLaren P1™ Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Black Series RUF CTR 3 Tramontana XTR McLaren 570S BMW i8 Coupe Infiniti Project Black S Special Edition SCG 003S Volkswagen W12 Lamborghini Huracán Nissan GT-R NISMO Acura NSX GT3 Evo Suzuki Hayabusa Lamborghini Murciélago LP 640 Zenvo ST1 McLaren 650S GT3
Class A
Ferrari FXX Evoluzione Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Mercedes-Benz Silver Lightning W Motors Lykan HyperSport SSC Tuatara nanoFlowcell QUANT FE Bentley Continental GT3 Koenigsegg Agera R Chrysler ME412 Vanda Electrics Dendrobium Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe Touring Car 2014 TVR Sagaris Special Edition Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR my2017 SSC Ultimate Aero XT Sbarro Alcador Ferrari 330 P4 Lamborghini Egoista Chevrolet Corvette C3 Lamborghini Aventador Coupé Jaguar XJ220S Peugeot Onyx Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition Hennessey Venom GT McLaren 675LT Mosler GT3 Bentley EXP10 Speed 6 Rezvani Beast Alpha Ferrari SF90 Stradale Italdesign Zerouno Lotus Evija McLaren Mercedes MP4-25 SIN R1 2015 GTA Spano McLaren F1 XP-5 9FF GT9 VMAX Aston Martin One-77 Icona Vulcano V12 Hybrid Rimac Concept S Ferrari Enzo Ferrari McLaren 720S Porsche 918 Spyder with Weissach Package Ferrari F60 America Porsche Carrera GT Cadillac 16 Concept Ferrari 812 Superfast Weber Faster One Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Rezvani Beast X GT by CITROEN Ford GT 2017
Class S
Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition Infiniti Vision GT Chevrolet 2016 Camaro SS Lamborghini Aventador SV Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Lamborghini Terzo Millennio McLaren P1™ GTR Koenigsegg One:1 Mosler Super GT Mosler Land Shark Arrinera Hussarya GT Aston Martin Vulcan Lamborghini Aventador SVJ TRION NEMESIS Kawasaki Ninja H2R W Motors Fenyr Supersport Ferrari 488 Pista Lightning LS-218 HTT Pléthore LC 750 Rimac C_Two Renault Sport R.S. 01 Zeus Twelve Sigma Apollo Intensa Emozione McLaren MP4-31 Zenvo TS1 GT 10th Anniversary Edition Devel Sixteen Prototype Aspark Owl 2018 McLaren X2 TORINO DESIGN Super Sport Arash AF10 Pagani Huayra BC McLaren Senna McLaren 600LT Ferrari FXX K Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 Lamborghini Centenario Koenigsegg Regera Koenigsegg Jesko
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