A.R.E. Accessories has created a 2016 Ford F-150 project truck that will debut at the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas November 1-4, 2016. 

A.R.E.'s Gold Standard vehicle brings together some of the best products in the industry all in one build. The highly customized vehicle is outfitted with gold standard exterior and interior upgrades that optimize performance and design with an attention-demanding gold tonal paint job.      

Customized by Trent Van Arsdalen, owner of Trent's Trick Upholstery, for truck cap specialist A.R.E. Accessories, the 2016 Gold Standard Ford F-150 project truck features a TopperEZLift 12V cap lift system paired with the A.R.E. CX Series truck cap to provide easy push-button access for stored gear.      

The Ford F-150 4x4 Supercab model is equipped with a standard 3.5L V-6 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission that has been partnered with a Corsa Performance exhaust system and intake. To improve stance and function, a Skyjacker Suspension Lift Kit and an Air Lift Load Lifter load assist system have been added to the chassis.  Fuel MT Gripper tires are fitted to one-off Fuel Forged 24" x 12" custom wheels to add high-style and performance.      

An impressive selection of aftermarket upgrades have been added to the exterior of the A.R.E. Accessories Ford F-150 Gold Standard pickup, including N-Fab steps and bumpers, Bushwacker fender flares and a custom grille and TV with storage stand by Trent's Trick Upholstery, among other additions.      

Outfitted with the latest in style details, the cab interior is detailed with Trent's Trick Upholstery custom interior accents and an Alea leather package that adds the ultimate in comfort and luxury. Kicker speakers complete the interior and take the sound system to the next level.       

A.R.E.'s 2016 Ford F-150 Gold Standard project vehicle features include:

  • Air Lift LoadLifter Alea leather interior
  • A.R.E. CX Series truck cap Topper
  • EZLift 12V cap lift system
  • Axalta paint
  • Bully Dog performance tuner
  • Bushwacker fender flares
  • Corsa Performance exhaust and intake
  • One-off Fuel Forged 24" x 12" custom wheels
  • Fuel MT Gripper tires
  • Hamsar LED lighting
  • Kicker Speaker System
  • Lizard Skin spray-on insulation
  • N-Fab steps and bumpers
  • Paint by Lynch Concepts
  • Redline Lumtronix bed lighting
  • Reflexxion hood
  • Reikken performance battery cells
  • Skyjacker Suspension
  • Tint Works window tint
  • Trent's Trick Upholstery custom grille     
  • TV with storage stand & interior accents     

After its debut at the SEMA Show, the vehicle will make promotional appearances at popular events, including the Great American Outdoor Show in February, as well as auto shows and outdoor expos nationwide. It will also be displayed at Ford automotive retail outlets.