Lovers of traditional pickups waited for the release of the next generation of the legendary Ford F-Series Super Duty. Manufacturers have thoroughly revised the new model, giving it more options, modern appearance and improved power potential.
At the Ford plant in Kentucky, USA, started the production of the new pickup F-Series Super Duty 2017. To start production of the truck in the company invested more than $ 1.3 billion and created about 2 thousand new jobs.
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2017 Ford Super Duty release date
The sales start of the new-gen Super Duty pickups is scheduled for 2016. Wait for the model output closer to the end of the year.
Release date: late 2016
2017 Ford Super Duty redesign
Ford F-Series 2017 model year Super Duty is characterized by the presence of body panels from aluminium alloys. This has reduced the curb weight of the vehicle and has improved speed performance of the car. Use of aluminum in the frame structure increased the resistance to adverse corrosion effects.
An experiment using aluminum frame and body panels a year before was implemented on the new generation F-150 model. And its successful outcome have inspired creators for the next experiments.
2017 Ford Super Duty is lighter than its predecessor by almost 160 kg. (350 lbs.). In the basis of the pickup is steel frame of increased strength. Developers emphasize the rigidity of the substrate of the car has grown in 24 times. Aluminum alloy, used to manufacture body panels, widely used in the defense industry. This allows to determine the level of strength of the material.
Ford Super Duty 2017 Exterior
Next generation flagship pickup truck received an updated grille and modified bumpers. Certain changes were made form the head and rear lighting fixtures. Richer configuration can boast of having LED illuminators built into the body side mirrors.
2017 Ford Super Duty interior redesign
Salon interior redesign has something in common with the internal design of the F-150. However, it should be noted the individual characteristics that manifest in the distinctive design of the dashboard, more spacious glove compartment and in the other the steering wheel. Comfortable chairs and high quality finishing materials allow for a long period of time to transport cargo, which, being behind the wheel of this handsome.
2017 Ford Super Duty engines
Less just the result of the work has changed a figure of power plants. Ford Super Duty 2017 is equipped with eight-cylinder 6.7-L Power Stroke diesel engine, which was presented last year. An alternative to the above power plant will be a 6.8-L petrol engine with ten cylinders and eight-cylinder engine capacity of 6.2 liters.
2017 Ford Super Duty technical characteristics
The new 2017 Super Duty truck can safely claim to be the best practical vehicle in its segment. High level of technological equipment efficiently allocates the car in the background of other members of the class. The developers have equipped the car sixteen new options.
In a number of other innovative solutions — advanced monitoring of dead zones. Its functioning is based on the work of the external cameras and special radars. The first is mounted in the outside mirrors and the rear lights. Features of this location allow you to control even when driving the towed device.
2017 Ford Super Duty equipment
Ford Super Duty F-Series 2017 option has a round observation, which consists of seven cameras. One of them is located at the rear of the trailer, which is absolutely innovative solution. To conceptually solutions, also include integrated control system of pressure in the trailer tires.
Among electronic assistants present system of observing the markings & adaptive cruise control. First one eliminates the possibility of alignment with the lane. The system can inform the driver about the violation rate by transferring vibration signals in the steering wheel. The cruise control system selects the optimum speed depending on the distance to the nearest object on the road.
The driver can easily lock the tailgate by pressing a button on the remote control. As an option it is possible to install panoramic glazing to choose massaging seats and inflatable seat belts. Multi-function infotainment complex is characterized by the presence of option of voice control. Because of this the driver may not be distracted from the road while driving.
2017 Ford Super Duty price
New items price have not been announced, but there are no hints that they will increase.
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