2017 Ford F-450
One of the main changes on the new 2017 Ford F-450 will be its body. Use of more aluminum will lead to weight drop, but vehicle is keeping its standard appearance. This Super Duty vehicle could come 350 lbs lighter, but number could be changed by the time it comes out. Company is still considering which parts will suffer for this plan, but it won’t be shown on performance, since new 2017 F-450 was announced as “toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty ever.”
2017 Ford F-450 styling
If performance numbers don’t take your breath away, styling and design of the 2017 Ford F-450 will make fulfill impression about this vehicle. Structure, accessories, accents and many more is expected from truck. Company loudspeakers said that this vehicle is getting major update on design ever since its launch. Roof rails are now taller and longer. Use of more high strength steel will make body structure tougher, making it more capable for towing. Recent RAM topped the current F-450 maximum payload for 200 lbs, so new 2017 year model could strike back. Bed floor is ticker, panels and D-pillars are modified comparing to last truck.
2017 Ford F-450 performance
If company is trying to take top position in Super Duty segment, boost on engine for 2017 Ford F-450 is needed. Our information tell that same 6.2-l V8 engine is going to be deployed by new truck. There are also 6.8-l V10 petrol drivetrain as well as diesel option. It should be 6.7-l turbo-diesel V8. Although these units have been used before, company is planning to upgrade them. However, more details were not release, but we suppose that new F-450 will top maximum towing of 31,000 pounds from previous model. The truck is using Ford’s six-speed Torqshift-G transmission to transform the power to wheels.
2017 Ford F-450 features
The truck is getting all the latest hi-tech features, and although its main function is to tow, it will be also stylish inside. Infotainment and comfort are going to be at level of some family sedan, with LED lighting inside and Sync 3 infotainment system. Safety is also superb, including cameras with the 360-degree view system, lane-departure warning and many airbags. If it is not enough for you, there are many trim levels of the 2017 Ford F-450, including base Xl, mid-range XLT and Lariat, all the way to top models King Ranch and Platinum.