Monday, July 9, 2012

Ford F-450 Fire Prevention Workhorse

The basic Ford F-450 has a 390 horsepower turbocharged 6.7 liter Power Stroke V8 diesel engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and sells for $49,395. Those F-450's have four-wheel drive with Crew Cabs and 8 foot bed. This special Chartis Property and Casualty Ford F- 450 is one of six trucks that are designed to service their insurance clients who are threatened by wildfires. At a cost of nearly $200,000 these trucks carry 200 gallons of water and another 200 gallons of Phos-Chek fire retardant. Fire prevention to save homes saves lives, irreplaceable valuables and huge insurance claims is the mission of this Ford F-450.