The automobile industry eagerly awaits the arrival of the 2018 Ford Super Duty after the tremendous success of its predecessor Ford Super Duty 2017 which was claimed to be the toughest and strongest pickup built by Ford.
2018 Ford Super Duty – Unique Feature:
It comes as no surprise that the 2018 Ford Super Duty will keep the exclusive features of its previous version. One such feature is the material used for its body structure. The body structure is based on high-strength, military grade and lightweight aluminum which provides it with enormous strength while making it lighter in weight. Thus, this version is more fuel efficient and has a greater towing capability. This heavy-duty truck’s front-end has no frame but has a chrome-drenched grille with two huge chrome bars. The safety feature for the front area includes a huge aluminum bumper. The vertical headlights possess LED technology which will provide this version greater visibility performance. However, tail lights have been used for the rear end. The super duty has high-performing tires and a suspension system capable of resistance for gravel, dust, water, salt brine to keep it intact during extreme jobs.
The interior is also equipped with advanced technologies to guide through the ride. Some of the intriguing features of this version are visual guides display in the dashboard, large LED display screen, tire pressure monitoring system, cruise control, blind spot monitoring and integration of smartphone. The cameras in the side-view mirrors provide an enhanced view of the trailer and the visual guide changes in accordance with the steering wheel. The number of cameras used in this latest system is rumored to be 7. Safety features include emergency braking system, line departure warning system. Specifically for a driver, the safety features include standard safety belt and premium safety belt. Interior of all the models for this series is spacious. It includes standard entertainment features such as CD/MP3 player, satellite radio and Bluetooth audio connectivity. This version will have also a two-door Regular Cab, four-door Super Cab, and four-door Crew Cab.
2018 Ford Super Duty – Under the Hood:
The Ford Super Duty 2018 will have two options for an engine. One is a 6.2-liter V8 petrol engine and another is a 6.7 liter turbocharged V8 engine. The 6.2-liter V8 engine has the capacity to run on alternative fuels as well. It can run on liquefied propane gas or unleaded gas. The 6.2 liter V8 engine can generate 385 hp and 405 lb-ft of maximum torque. The 6.7-liter turbocharged V8 engine can generate 440 hp and 860 lb-ft of torque. The top speed for this super duty version is 94 mph. The latest version is expected to get an upgrade of six-speed TorqShift transmission and better mileage.
This year the 2017 Ford Super Duty was named Truck of Texas, an area which accounts for one out of every five pickups sold in the United States. Time will reveal if 2018 Ford Super Duty can keep up to the expectation in the future.
2018 Ford Super Duty – Release Date and Price:
The 2018 Ford Super Duty is expected to be released during October 2017 or later in that year with a price in the range of $33,000 to $56,000.