Hassett Automotive


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October 2, 2014

With trucks from Hassett of Wantagh you’re connected to the best in sales, service and parts! Hassett is now offering while you wait truck maintenance and light repair service from 7:30-3:00 Monday-Friday.  There will be eight certified technicians on hand to service your trucks and accommodate your unique needs.

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Hassett is the dealership that is miles ahead of the competition at keeping trucks and their customers moving.  Two blocks west of our showroom at 3530 Sunrise Highway in Wantagh, our most impressive state-of-the-art Truck Service Center guarantees that only highly trained factory-certified technicians will work on your truck.  Whether it’s a single truck for personal use or any number of commercial fleet vehicles, Hassett of Wantagh has an outstanding reputation for exceeding customer expectations in sales, service and parts.

Ford Tested its Aluminum Truck for Two Years in Secret

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June 12, 2014

Back in 2011, Ford sent out six prototype F-150 trucks to three of its best industrial customers. Ford gave the companies these trucks for free and told them to put these trucks to work. What these customers didn’t know is that the beds were made of aluminum.

“We wanted to test the truck outside, in the harshest conditions and in the hands of real customers, with no limits,” Ford stated in a release. “So when we gave them the prototype vehicles, we told them to use the trucks like their other…trucks, and we would be back to follow their progress.”

Over the course of two and half years, Ford checked in every three months to see how the trucks were holding up and to get any customer feedback. The results were very good. The beds didn’t crack and could take a pounding and keep working. However, the customers did notice a couple oddities: magnets wouldn’t stick to the bed and scratches didn’t rust.

Based on the feedback, Ford made a few changes, it made the aluminum floor thicker, altered the aluminum alloy to make it stronger, and modified the tailgate design.

The testers finally learned the secret along with the rest of the world at the 2015 F-150’s reveal this past January.

Want to put the all-new aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 to the test yourself? It will be rolling into Hassett Automotive later this year.

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The 2015 Ford F-150’s aluminum beds were tested in secret

Be The King Of The Road Driving A F-150 King Ranch, America’s Best Selling Truck

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August 7, 2013

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When you think about reliability, capability, high performance and fuel economy, you think about Ford Trucks.  Don’t you?Well you should.  The new F150 Series is quicker, quieter, and more refined than its previous models and is backed by decades of Ford’s innovative breakthroughs.  It’s no wonder why the F-150 King Ranch is becoming America’s Best Selling Truck with so many new improvements and features.

Designed with the best combination of torque, capability and fuel economy, this new series is one you can trust and depend on. Offering a choice of engines, the 5.0L V8 gas motor or the 3.5L twin turbo EcoBoost with 365 horsepower and 420 lbs of torque, either engine won’t disappoint.   This high performance motor is built to be the best in its class.  As Ford’s premier motor, the EcoBoost has more horsepower and more torque than any other V8 motors on the market today.  The F150 King Ranch outperforms any other truck second to none.