A mid-range model of the Ford’s heavy duty trucks, F-350 is coming redesigned. As you probably already heard, company’s Super Duty lineup is next one for the complete overhaul. The first one that will appear is F-250, and this model will come right after, as 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty. It will come with plenty of significant changes. We will see novelties both in visual and mechanical aspect. The fourth generation of these trucks will come the use of many new technologies, especially when it is about body and chassis.
2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty specs
The 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty will come completely redesigned. Company decided to implement plenty of technologies that were introduced with light duty F-150 in these series too. This primarily refers on the truck’s body and frame. Its frame will be made of high-strength-steel (HSS), while body parts will be made mostly of aluminum, just it is case with new, thirteenth generation of F-150. This will provide a significant weight loss and 2017 Ford F-350 will surely come with way better performances in all aspects.
2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty redesign
When it is about visual appearance, we will see completely new look. We will once again see a robust, boxy look, but this time with plenty of new details. Most of the novelties are naturally at the front, where we will see new more massive grille, new, vertically-positioned headlights etc. interior will also come completely redesigned. The 2017 F-350 will feature completely new cabin, with new styling and also a plenty of latest technologies. Just like current model, new one will also be available in plenty of different variants, when it is about cabin configurations, trim levels, box lengths, rear wheel configurations etc.
2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty engine
According to the latest reports, 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty will come with the same engines as current model. However, we won’t be surprised if we see some improvements in terms of power and economy. Base engine will be a 6.2 liter V8, which has max power of 385 horses and 405 pound-feet of torque. There is also a diesel unit in offer. It is a 6.7 liter V8, which is good enough for 440 horsepower and 860 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired with 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty release date and price
The exact release date in still unknown. We expect to see 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty somewhere in the second half of next year. Price is expected to remain pretty much in the same range, which means that base models should be available at around 30.000-35.000 dollars.