SUVs & Trucks

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty Gets Lighter Body and More Power

The next-generation F-250 Super Duty is almost ready, and thanks to the newest camo-free photos, we are able to see how exactly looks the all-new 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty. In addition, we also managed to found out some essential details that will feature this heavy-duty truck.

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty: Engines and Performance

According to rumors, the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty will come with same, but revamped 6.2-liter V8 engine, and also with a 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel unit. At the moment the 6.2-liter V8 produces 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque, and the 6.7-liter Power Stroke delivers 440 hp and 860 lb-ft, but with the new generation truck these numbers will be definitely increased. Except of more power, the 2017 Super Duty should additionally improve fuel economy, as well as pulling and hauling capabilities. However, this is not just because of stronger engines. It is also due the aluminum diet, which is planned to cover all F-Series vehicles, starting from the all-new 2015 Ford F-150. As you probably know, the F-150 is now 700 lighter than before, so we assume that the Super Duty may come around 1,000 pounds lighter. Also, both engines will be paired with Ford’s new 10-speed transmission, and this will additionally improve performance.

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty: Redesign Changes

Except of light materials, Super Duty’s body will also undergo really big cosmetic changes. The front end will get a new and massive grille and two slats around redesigned headlights that will come in vertical styling. The pickup truck seems to have new, larger measures, which is most noticeable from the front, where the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty shows its wider and dominant stance.

The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty will be full-size heavy-duty aluminum-laden truck that with outstanding capabilities for sure. However, this could affect the price, which is rumored to be higher than before.