Ford, the major car manufacturer in the United States is getting ready to release the redesigned version of its current super duty truck for the next year. The entire body of this 2017 Ford super duty F-250 model will be constructed by making use of 100% aluminum for the first time. Ford confirmed that all the future models would be constructed using lightweight materials to reduce their overall body weight with an improved performance as well as better towing capacity when compared to that of the earlier models. The new model super duty F-250 will be released with five variants that include XLT, XL, King Ranch, Platinum, and Lariat. It will also be constructed in three cab configurations, such as Regular, SuperCrew, and SuperCab.
2017 F250 super duty new design
This time, also the Ford Super Duty F-250 2017 comes with the similar blocky, almost-innovative theme, but there are some minor tweaks around the front fascia of the new truck. It comes equipped with four-beam LED headlights with LED daytime running lights and fog lights. These external elements offer better visibility in dark areas as well as a luxurious front look to the truck. However, the turn indicators are left to flounce back into the fenders.
The front part of the new truck also comes with a redesigned grille, but with the hybridization of the styling of the earlier model, using the double-bar major graphic, now sprinkled with holes in some models. It comes with the same bigger wheel flares as those of the earlier model, even though they are now combined more efficiently into the remaining parts the body of the new truck.
Even though the entire body and the bed of the new truck are being constructed using aluminum, its boxed frame is constructed using high-strength steel. Due to this, the frame is 24 times stiffer than that of the earlier model. The chassis of the truck offers a greater resistance against dents and dings, as well. Due to these effective weight reduction measures, the new 2017 Ford super duty F250 truck is lighter than its predecessor by 350 pounds is (approx 159 kg).
Around back, the new 2017 Ford super duty F250 truck comes with a remote tailgate with the lock and release function, incorporated into the key fob, and the dampers softly plunge the tailgate into the completely open position.
2017 Ford super duty F250 Interior
All the three cab configurations of the next-gen Ford super duty will be longer than those of the earlier model and they come with a new inside design, as well. The overhead console of the truck comes incorporated with auxiliary switches, and now, the driver gets an easy access to the trailer-brake controller. Crew Cab and SuperCab models would get a flat floor in the second seat row, which allows their owners to enhance the cargo space according to their needs.
Check also: latest 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD
The new Ford super duty F250 2017 truck comes with an adaptive steering that lessens the quantity of the required wheel input low-velocity maneuver, and it decreases feeling to the steering input at higher velocities, as well. This time, the truck comes equipped with seven cameras that assist drivers watch their environs, among which the four high definition cameras offer a 360-degree bird’s-eye vision. It also comes equipped with the latest version of Infotainment system with a touch-screen of size eight inches.
Some of the debutants feature available on the new truck include an adjustable cruise control with the automatic braking system, lane-departure alert, and an in-cabin tire-pressure monitoring system. On the other hand, the available blind-spot alert system with the trailer tow adapts its alert to justify the trailer length.
The 2017 Ford super duty F-250 comes with the same powertrains as those of the earlier model.
The first powertrain will be a V8, gasoline engine with the displacement of 6.2 liters. The engine will be mated to a six-velocity TorqShift-G automatic transmission.
All chassis cabs will be equipped with a V8, 6.7-liter capacity Power Stroke diesel unit, V8, 6.2-liter capacity gasoline unit, or with a V10, 6.8-liter capacity petrol unit. Ford has not yet revealed the powertrain or towing figures of any of the engines.
The new model super duty F-250 will be offered with both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive systems.
2017 Ford super duty F-250 price and the date of release
Buyers can expect the 2017 Super Duty release date during the late part of 2016 with the starting msrp price of $ 33.700. However, it can go high above, depend on of you.
2017 Ford super duty F-250 Photos