Ford is about to add the latest model of 2018 Ford F-450 to their popular line of pickup trucks. keeping up with the reputation of Ford heavy duty pickup trucks, this latest model will be made resilient, and it will have the capacity to withstand most difficult and rough terrains. The truck is going to have a similar structure as it previously had, but changes are also being incorporated to give it an updated and modern look that would appeal to the present generation.
One significant change that has been introduced pertains to the trucks body weight, which has been reduced by almost 1000 lbs. 2018 version of this heavy duty truck is going to weigh only 800 lbs.
Its lightweight body results from intensive usage of aluminum in its composition. As a consequence, this truck is going to come with better towing capacity and an improved fuel economy. As far as its exterior designing is concerned, the aerodynamic structure is accompanied by a more strong and powerful chassis. Ford is using superior quality headlights and tail-lights; the chrome bumper of this truck has also been renovated to make the truck look more attractive. It also comes with a new tow-hook and chrome accents as well as with better suspension. Wheels used in this truck will be specially designed Alcoa Forged wheels. 2018 Ford F-450 will arrive in the following trims: Platinum, King Ranch, XL, XLT, and Lariat.
2018 Ford F-450 Interior
Ford has been concentrating on the comfort and entertainment factors for this truck, and as a result, it’s going to come with exclusive features that are to give this 2018 Ford F-450 a head start in the market. It will be able to accommodate 5 passengers, and there will be ample headroom with new additions of head-rest and hand-rest. Upholstery will comprise of good quality leather that will be soft enough to ensure comfort as well as durable to withstand continuous and rough usage. The truck is going to be tough and comfortable at the same time.
Coming to infotainment, this truck will do well in leaving its competitors behind with it features like telescopic steering. Also, 8-inch Touchscreen with image transferring capacities, sound system with speakers and dual-zone climate control system. The trucks King Ranch trim will have posh wooden detailing in its interior.
2018 Ford F-450 will come with immense power. The super duty truck will be driven by a V8 turbo engine with 6.7-liter diesel capacity. The engine will produce power equivalent of 440 horsepower along with 860 lb-ft of torque. This monster engine will be coupled with a 10-speed auto transmission. Towing rate for this truck would reach a maximum limit of 31,200 pounds. The engine’s performance will be further enhanced by the newly introduced temperature control mechanism. Fuel economy is getting better than before and there will be a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions.
Price and Availability
The base model of the 2018 Ford F-450 will cost around $53, 000. The release date for this truck has not been revealed but it will possibly be in late 2017 or early 2018.