The Truck Cold War continues between Ford, GM, and FCA continues as Ford has now announced the capabilities for their all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty. Just as their competitor’s and their own trucks have done for the past several years, Ford has escalated the fight once more with their now-military grade aluminum bodied pickup.
And Ford might have just gone nuclear with their new truck. The new Super Duty can now boast of the highest towing, hauling, horsepower, and torque under many different combinations.
Let’s start with engines. The new 6.7L V8 Power Stroke diesel how comes with class-leading 440-hp and 925 lb. feet of torque. Which begs the question: How long before the torque hits 1,000 lb. ft? For its part, the 6.2L gas engine carries a class-leading 420 lb. feet of torque.
The all-new Super Duty will also boast of class-leading towing with all three methods. Conventional towing, fifth-wheel towing, and gooseneck towing are now 21,000, 27,500, and 32,500 lbs respectively.
All three metrics are 1,000 lbs or better than the next best from either GM or Ram.
Oh, and we can not forget hauling! As you can guess, its also class leading at up to 7,630 lbs. This is 600 lbs better than the nearest competitor.
The all-new Super Duty will be produced in Louisville, Kentucky and Avon lake, Ohio. Sales will start with fall.