Chinese automaker admits to replicating F-150

Thursday April 24th, 2014 / 5:07 PM

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The Kawei Auto K1 pickup truck debuted at the Beijing Auto Show this week, and critics were quick to point out that it's a blatant copy of the Ford F-150.

According to Car News China, the automaker admits that they were inspired by Ford, saying, "China has to be smart."

It may look similar to the F-150, but the power certainly isn't comparable. It has a 2.4-liter four-cylinder option that produces 141 hp and 148 lb.ft. of torque, or a 3.2-liter six-cylinder diesel that makes 106 hp and 181 lb. ft. of torque.

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