Americas leading seller of trucks has introduced the 2015 Ford Super Duty. What better location for the heavy duty offering to be unveiled than in the land of pickups at the Texas State Fair.
You can be assured that the new Ford Super Duty will provide maximum performance given that the renowned Detroit automaker is the only car manufacturer to build its own diesel engine and transmission combination. This has never been more true than with this model, that comes with a brand a 2nd generation version of the 6.7 liter Power Stroke V8 turbo-diesel.
|Vehicle Type: Pick Up Truck||Base Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 26 gals (94 L)||MPG: NA|
|Length: 232.4 in. (590.3 cm)||Wheel Base: 141.8 in. (360.2 cm)|
|Height: 79.5 in. (201.9 cm)||Width: 79.9 in. (202.9 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 6896 lbs (3128 kg)||Ground Clearance: 8.5 in. (21.6 cm)|
|Engine: V8 Power Stroke™Turbo Diesel||Displacement: 6.7 Liter|
|Horsepower: 400 HP||Max RPM: 4500 RPM|
|Torque: 800 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm||Transmission: 6-Speed TorqShift® Automatic|
* Turbo Diesel
** 2014 Super Duty Specs 250 Super Cab
Engine & Performance
The 2015 Super Duty is available with the 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbo-Diesel. The transmission is a 6 speed "TorqueShift". The GT37 turbocharger replaces the GT32.
For a large vehicle, the Super Duty is relatively quick, moving from 0-60 mph in 8.5 seconds off the strength of 385 horsepower. It will reach speeds upwards of 120 mph. The 2015 Ford Super Duty also has increased its towing capabilities.
The exterior has gone through subtle changes although the giant all chrome front grille is anything but mellow. An oversized "Ford" logo is displayed proudly at its center and a "Super Duty" badge rests on top. An inverted power dome is highlighted on the hood.
The wheelbase of the vehicle vary depending on your need, from 137 inches (regular cab) to the long WB crew cab of over 172 inches. The overall length runs between 228 inches to 263.
The F-450 has been upgraded with a stronger frame, suspension and 19.5 inch commercial grade wheels and tires.
Similarly to the exterior, inside the new Super Duty are no significant changes.
The good news is you have a wide array of seat upholstery options from high quality plastic to leather and a variety of colors to choose from. Stowing compartments and cup holders are abundant. Interior accessories are available as an option which can be added.
Ford's Sync connectivity system is offered, allowing both driver and passenger an optimum travel experience. Changes have also been made to the top of the line King Ranch edition.