The Ford F1 truck was the first generation of the hugely succesful F series which is still in production today with over 33 million units sold to date.
The first F series trucks rolled off the production line in 1948, there have now been 13 generations of this venerable US workhorse. The predecessors to the F series were all based on car chassis, the F series was the first Ford truck with a purpose built chassis.
The first generation F series was made in 8 different variations from 1948 - 52.
The F1 version was the most common ton truck and remained in production until 1952 when the second generation arrived. The truck could be purchased with either a flat head 6 or V8 petrol engines both with a manual gearbox. It was also possible to specify a four wheel drive system.