The 2018 Ford F-350 is a new “beast” in the line of Fords Super Duty Trucks which is slated for release sometime in the nearest future. This new heavy duty truck will certainly top every other vehicle in its category if everything rumored about the design is executed. Cravers and lovers of heavy duty and high-performing vehicles will be very familiar with Ford’s F-250 series and all its features and capabilities. The F-350 series will be no different and it promises to offer more in terms of overall performance, design, and style. Let us have a quick look into the capabilities and features to expect from the 2018 Ford F-350.
2018 Ford F-350 – Design:
Externally, the F-350 will be constructed with resilient aluminum material and high tensile steel. Hence we should expect a significantly stronger but lighter vehicle. The manufacturers must have borrowed this concept from the F-150 series which was designed with the same architectural plan. The front-end of the F-350 is expected to have a new and improved grille and stylish bumper accompanied by new LED headlights. The rear end will also have a magnificent bumper, a new set of LED tail lights and tailgate which leads to the spacious cargo box. Pictures of the 2018 Ford F-350 released recently suggest that the SUV will have sides fortified with 18-inch alloy wheels, new and sleek body lines and an improved set of cabin windows.
The Ford F-350 2018 will have a slightly new look interior with leather upholstery intended to be used on the steering wheel and other cabin structures such as seats and the dashboard. There will also be provision for space around major parts of the internal parts of the vehicle like below the roof, seats and at the back. This is to improve roomy comfort and elegance throughout the internal parts of the car. Furthermore, the dashboard will be big and designed in a way that can accommodate a 10-inch LCD screen display system and other excellent high-tech features for entertainment and more.The infotainment system will also support the latest in connectivity technology which recently includes Bluetooth, Smartphone apps, USB and lots more. Expect the new 2018 Ford F-350 to maintain all the standard protocol of protection all the cars in this line have adopted since inception.
2018 Ford F-350 – Engine Specs:
The 2018 F-350 is expected to stick with previously existing engine models which we all know to be the impressive 6.2-liter V8, 6.8-liter V10, and 6.7-liter V8 engines. The 6.2-liter engine has the capacity to generate 386 hp and 406 lb-ft. While the 6.8-liter and 6.7-liter engine generate 363 hp and 458 lb-ft 440 hp and 860 lb-ft respectively. For better fuel economy and smoother cruise, the engines are expected to run a 5-speed manual or 6-speed auto transmission system. The Vehicle will achieve acceleration quickly unlike others that we have seen, and also gain top speed at 130mph. Thanks to the engines also, fuel consumption be averaged at 25 mpg highway and 19 mpg city.
2018 Ford F-350 – Release Date and Price:
The release date is scheduled for the second half of 2017 and price range should be $35,000 to $41,000. Although the cab and cab crew models could fall in between $38,000 to $41,000.