The Ford Super Duty truck was first launched in 1999 which were heavier (more than 8,500 pounds) and larger pickup trucks. The 2017 Ford Super Duty models will be a fourth generation heavy duty truck manufactured by Ford. The super duty models are F-250 and F-350, which will be redesigned to provide more interior space, latest technology and new features.
2017 Ford Super Duty – Fresh New Look Promised
The structural frame is boxed shaped and made up of 95 percent high strength steel which is 24 times stronger than present models, the body is made of high quality aluminum. The overall weight of the vehicle will be at least 350 pounds less than older models. Overall exterior designing will remain somewhat similar to Atlas Concept vehicle with powerful, hostile and refined look. Redesigned integrated grille will be there in the front portion with sturdy bumper and new fog lights. Redesigned LED headlights and new taillights with modified exhaust pipes give stylish look. The vehicle will ride on 21-inch wheels with strong suspension to provide best off-road performance. To assist drivers 2017 Ford Super Duty will have seven cameras, where four cameras will provide 360-degree view around the truck.
The interior designing will remain similar to F-150 model. Passengers and driver will enjoy luxurious interior with modern leather seats, 8-inch interactive touch screen display system, upgraded infotainment system with voice recognition, and latest climate control technology. Connectivity features includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, smart phone connectivity and USB port. Some safety features are blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, better steering assistance, enhanced seat belts, adaptive cruise control, collision warning etc.
2017 Ford Super Duty – Whole Power Unit
The 2017 Ford Super Duty will be available with three types of power-trains. The company will retain power-trains used in earlier models. Three types of power-trains are:
• 6.2-liter V8 petrol engine.
• 6.7-liter V8 Stroke engine.
• 6.7-liter V8 Power Stroke engine.
All types will have newly designed 6-speed automatic transmission. Although power specification is not released by the company yet, but the current gas V8 engine gives an output of 385 hp and 405 pound-feet of torque. And the upgraded diesel engine generates 440 hp and 860 pound-feet of torque. Like present models Super duty trucks will be available with both rear wheel and all wheel drive options. The top speed of this vehicle is expected to remain around 96 mph with ability to reach 60 mph in 7.6-8 seconds. Information about fuel economy is yet to be released by Ford 2017 Super Duty, but experts believe that there may be a marginal increase in fuel economy due to its reduced weight.
Price and Release Date of 2017 Ford Super Duty
There is no official statement about price and release date is made by the company yet, but all details may be available prior to its release. It is expected that new 2017 Super Duty will be available in the dealer showrooms during the end of 2016 or at the beginning of 2017. Experts believe that price of the Ford Super Duty 2017 will remain around $33,500.
Few rivals of 2017 Ford Super Duty is given below:
• Nissan Titan XD
• Ram 2500
• Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
• GMC Sierra 2500HD
• Ram 3500