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Ford F-150’s aluminum bed tougher than steel (video)

A demonstration with top athletes proves it’s the case By ,

Is the Ford F-150’s new aluminum cargo bed really tougher than the old steel beds? That’s a burning question many pickup truck owners and enthusiasts have been debating for the past two years.

In ESPN’s Tough Science, a series that takes a closer look at the science behind the new F-150 through a variety of tests, we see top athletes delivering punishing slap shots, fastballs, and more into the truck’s bed.

See the results: