Ford has announced about the appearance of 2016 Ford Super Duty in the near future. The automaker has also announced that this model will get some significant changes that will transform it to become a more competitive truck. This announcement was made during the 2013 State Fair which was held in Texas. This new truck will get a number of new equipments and a more powerful motor. This new truck will be able to handle some of the toughest jobs owing to the upgrades that will enhance its competence.
2016 FORD SUPER DUTY: REDESIGN EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
The 2016 Ford Super Duty will be made using a bit of ultra modern aluminum body panels. This new model was not expected to be made using any aluminum like the current light duty model. However, However, after the test mule caught fire and exploded burning into flames, it was concluded that some aluminum had been used since such explosions could not occur on a steel bodied truck. Use of high magnesium content and aluminum caused the explosions. Currently, Ford is using so much magnesium during the manufacture of its models than any other car manufacturer. The 2016 Ford Super Duty will have magnesium suspension components in addition to other aluminum body parts such as the steering wheel. The radiator parts will be made using magnesium. On its side, the 2016 Ford Super Duty will get upgraded chrome bumpers with new fog lights. Its mirrors will be protruded a bit to enable the user to control the rear part and trailer properly.
In its interior, 2016 Ford Super Duty will be equipped with a number of high quality features. It will conveniently accommodate five adults while its seats will be covered soft authentic leather. There will be additional security and comfort features which include head and arm rest. Again, the new truck will come with quality entertainment features such as hands-free calling, quality sound speakers, 8 inch touchscreen with MyFord Touch infotainment among other gadgets. There will be a 4.2 inch LCD which will house the control parameters. Still, there are other incredible features which will be carried over from then 2015 year model. They include aluminum and wood finishing and some leather covered surfaces, dual zone climate control and a telescopic steering wheel.
2016 FORD SUPER DUTY: ENGINE AND FUEL ECONOMY
2016 Super Duty will be equipped with the massive 6.7 liter diesel engine. This is a clear indication that despite the changes on the 2016 model, its engine options will remain just as they are in the current model which comprises of F-250, F-350 and F-450. This engine was extensively upgraded when the 2015 model was being upgraded and it is able to generate 440 horsepower and 860 lb feet of torque. This diesel engine does not only lead in terms of performance, but it also the best when it comes to fuel consumption. One more huge change in this new truck shall be in its towing abilities which will not interfere with its drivability.
2016 Ford Super Duty: Price and Release Date
This redesigned 2016 Ford Super Duty is expected to be launched before the end of 2016. This truck will be the third generation of Ford Super Duty and it is expected to cost between $ 45 000 and $ 58 000.