2017 Ford Super Duty redesign
New 2017 Ford Super Duty will start the new generation of Ford’s heavy duty pickup truck. The model was already spotted on the streets during testing with heavy camouflage on. Its F-series trucks are the bestselling vehicle series in the US market. Main reason for such a good sale results are its Super Duty pickups, which turn out to be one of the most desirable trucks on the market. This is also one of the reasons why Ford works so patiently on new generation. 2017 Ford Super Duty is expected to continue five-year long success in being the most profitable branch of the Ford’s vehicle line-up.
2017 Ford Super Duty REDESIGN
New model year, and new generation of the model will bring significant changes. Starting with body panels, and overall body construction, new 2017 Ford Super Duty will be built with aluminum body panels, which will significantly reduce the weight of the model and improve its handling. Platform will be made out of combination of aluminum and high-strength steel. This will mean a whole new chapter in heavy duty pickup history, since 2017 Ford Super Duty will be the first one constructed out of these materials.
Changes on the design of the model will include several styling cues. Starting with altered and modernized front end, trough upgraded body style, and up to the rear end enhancements, new Ford Super Duty will be shown fully redesigned and modernized. Expect more chrome details, more LED lightings and better wheel design along with other great changes.
On the inside Ford will upholster the cabin with high-quality materials, steering wheel will be leather wrapped while majority of upgrades will be done in feature department. Expect new pickup to come with numerous modern tech options and standards.
2017 Ford Super Duty ENGINE
Since it is too early to give precise prognoses about powertrain of the new 2017 Ford Super Duty, these information should be taken with reservations. The model is expected to come with 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel V8, which will be carried over from the current model. This engine will be able to deliver 440 horsepower and even 860 lb-ft of torque.
Current base gasoline engine, a 6.2-liter V8 is expected to be available as well, but with slightly modified output rates. It currently delivers up to 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque. Even if Ford decides to leave the engine power intact, new generation Super Duty truck will provide better driving dynamics and handling which will be influenced by significant weight reduction.
2017 Ford Super Duty PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
New model is expected to be revealed early on next year, 2016, while its sales is not expected before summer same year. Some sources indicate that the model could be presented as early as late this year, but we will have to wait to see whether this will be true or not. Price of the model is not published yet, but expect some increase. Higher MSRP of the 2017 Ford Super Duty is related to higher production cost, due to usage of aluminum and other pricier materials. If we speak about numbers, new Ford Super Duty price is not expected to start before $35,000.