Ford introduces vehicles with unique concepts implemented in them. By launching the redesigned 2018 Ford Super Chief, Ford continues to be offensive in the pickup truck industry. The Super Chief was launched as a concept vehicle by Ford in 2006. It’s most exceptional feature is its motor. It was Ford’s attempt to develop a power train that could run on environment-friendly fuels and deliver fuel efficient vehicles to drivers. It is characterized by lightweight construction and innovative lighting technology. Also, it appears to be giant in comparison to other pick-up trucks in the class. It may look scary, in the meantime look exquisite also.
2018 Ford Super Chief – Appearance of Exterior and Interior
The Super Chief is a concept car and its unique exterior design is what makes it different. It not only looks modern and futuristic but also gives a luxurious feel to it. With a ground clearance of 79 inches, 21-inch wheels, and a towing capacity of 10,000 lbs, this pickup truck is meant to be used for heavy duty purposes. It sports a boxy front with a prominent 3-bar chrome grille which holds the logo of the manufacturer in the center and the emblem ‘Super Chief’ embossed at the top of the engine hood.
The headlights are well-placed to highlight the importance of front lights in the dark. Fog lights, headlights and tail lights come with advanced LED technology. The vehicle is placed on huge wheels, wrapped with extreme tyres to drive through the hardest of landscapes easily. The strong and tough hood, large bumper and sharp lights contribute to the macho and muscular look of the vehicle. Its mainframe is made with aluminum, making the vehicle lightweight and durable.
2018 Ford Super Chief – Engine Specs
It is predicted that the vehicle is equipped with 6.8 liters with 30 valves and SOHC-type engine. It can deliver a maximum power of 550 hp and 400 lb-ft. of torque and is expected to be mated with the six speed automatic transmission system. The top speed of this vehicle is set to touch a whopping 180 mph. The truck has a tri-flex filling framework which uses three different sorts of fuel that is gas, E85 ethanol and hydrogen. The whole motor framework will have a scope of more than 500 miles before refueling sessions. The truck has an inbuilt smart switch to switch between fuel types. It is almost 12 % more fuel-efficient if run on hydrogen fuel.
The 2018 Ford Super Chief will not only be a pickup truck, but will also be more luxurious that the current top trims of the F-250. Its interiors are fitted with lightweight aluminum as well as luxurious leather seats, digital seat belt, leather-covered steering wheel and alert system. The brown premium leather seats and wooden floors are one of its most noticeable features.
The 2018 Ford Super Chief is equipped with latest infotainment and safety technologies. Its dashboard is new and bigger in size with an eight inch touchscreen having several TFT screens on the instrument panels. It also consists of advanced technologies such as Bluetooth, WI-Fi connectivity, satellite navigation, USB port and much more. The HVAC technology is used to regulate its temperature automatically.
2018 Ford Super Chief – Pricing and Release Date
The new 2018 Ford Super Chief is expected to be launched by late 2017 or early 2018 and since it is luxury pickup truck, it would cost somewhere between $60,000 to $70,000.
There is no doubt that this Ford Super Chief 2018 truck has a futuristic and elegant design. The material used inside is luxurious and it is also equipped with modern technologies. However, this model will be competing with new GM Heavy Duty, Ram, Toyota and Nissan cargo models.