Ford is all set to release the 2018 Ford Super Duty, and expectations are that the new model will be released by the company in four body styles. This includes a SingleCab, CrewCab, DoubleCab, and chassis with a flatbed and extended cab.
The F-Series trucks are amongst best-selling vehicles in the market. This series is best known for their Super Duty pickups, which is probably the main reason for their popularity.
2018 Ford Super Duty Exterior
In order to shed some weight, this truck will be constructed by using aluminum sheet metal. It is anticipated that external styling of this vehicle will somewhat resemble exterior of 2015 model of Ford’s F-150 pickup truck. It will be having a bigger body, as compared to current model. However, 2018 Ford Super Duty will still be having lesser body weight than the current model. Its weight will be reduced by 900 lbs.
The renowned Ford oval logo is placed between two grille bars. Both the parking lamps and taillights will be making use of LED lighting technology. LED headlights will also be likely used. Moreover, anticipations are that this new truck will have twin exhaust pipes, which project from below the bumper.
Interior and Features
Interiors will be modified by Ford for bigger F-Series, in order to compete with its potential competitors. The cabin of this new vehicle will be made stronger and more spacious. This will allow the vehicle to carry more cargo. 2018 Ford Super Duty will also be having an improved towing capability. Thus, it will be having some storage compartment on sides. In the currently outgoing model, this feature was offered optionally. However, there are possibilities of it being offered as a standard option.
It is expected that this new pickup will be having several modern technological options as a standard. Features department will go through a major upgrade. Other than that, high-quality materials will be used in the cabin, with the steering wheel being leather wrapped.
2018 Ford Super Duty will be powered by an all-new 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel engine. This Power Stroke unit will offer this vehicle a power of 440 HP, along with 860 lb-ft of torque. The output generated by this vehicle is more than the current model. This engine will be paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission unit, thus offering better performance than previous vehicles.
There are also rumors that this new truck will be coming with the old 6.2-liter 8-cylinder gasoline engine with direct injection. This engine has a capacity of generating 385 HP and a torque of 405 lb-ft. It is only during the time of the release of this vehicle that it will be known whether this engine has been previously featured on any other model.
Price and Availability
The 2018 Ford Super Duty is expected to be released during the last half of 2017. It is expected to come with a price that ranges between $35,000 and $60,000. Pricing will vary depending on body style and optional features that you choose. Price will be higher if more features are chosen.