The 2017 Ford Super Chief is a luxury concept pickup truck with extraordinary design and superior features. The vehicle will have latest instrumentation with all advanced automotive technologies, which makes it one of the most influential future trucks. Release of Super Chief is great news for those who were looking for a luxury pickup truck. The concept of this vehicle is based on the F-250 model, and it has many similarities with Ford Atlas concept vehicle.
2017 Ford Super Chief – Exterior Designing and Interior Styling
According to reports and photos released by the company it is evident that the Ford Super Chief 2017 will have an impressive exterior look with unique design. The front portion gives this vehicle a stunning, powerful and aggressive look with sturdy hood, large bumper, newly designed horizontal grille, sharp LED headlights. The 2017 Ford Super Chief will be built on the same platform as F-250 truck. The body framework will be constructed with tough aluminum. This Super Chief 2017 rides on large wheels and hard tires which are suitable for smooth drive in all terrains.
The interior design is perfect with usage of latest attributes, new operating system and high quality materials. The cabin has similarity with King Ranch. Leather seats with two-row seats and pillows make the interior more luxurious and sophisticated. Superior quality leather-covered steering wheel, better handling, digital seat belt alert system, and increased space makes it a perfect luxury truck. Internal temperature is regulated by zonal HVAC technology. The dashboard consists of digital display which is located at the center portion inside cabin; connectivity features include WiFi, Bluetooth, satellite navigation, smart phone connectivity and USB port.
2017 Ford Super Chief – Engine and Performance
The 2017 Ford Super Chief is expected to come up with a new engine system, which is known as tree-flex fueling system. This technology enables a car to use three different types of fuels which are gasoline, ethanol and hydrogen. The engine will be 6.8 liters SOHC type with 30 valves. The V10 unit is capable of generating a power of 550 hp and 400 pound-feet of torque. Both rear wheel and all wheel drive option will be there with 6-speed automatic transmission. Top speed will remain around 180 mph, and it is estimated that the vehicle can travel up to 500 miles in one total refueling session. Experts believe that due to its lightweight and powerful engine the fuel economy may increase by approximately 12 percent while using hydrogen fuel. Moreover, hydrogen is an eco-friendly fuel which releases 99 percent less carbon dioxide compared to gasoline.
2017 Ford Super Chief – Price, Release Date and Competitors
This vehicle has become quite popular among consumers before its release but still now Ford Motor Company have not revealed anything about price range or release date of the 2017 Ford Super Chief. It is expected that this luxury concept pickup truck may be available in showrooms by the end of this year or during the first half of 2017. And various sources have revealed that the base model will have a starting price in the range of $65,000 to $70,000. List of some heavy-duty trucks are given below: