Ford F-350 belongs to a line of Super Duty pick-up trucks which packs quite an amount of muscle and terrain ability. This series of vehicles was launched first in 1998 and ever since then has been ruling the roost in the realm of muscle trucks. Now there are rumors that Ford will be launching their 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty pick-up with more brawn and more drive-ability.
This upcoming model will bring about some interesting changes and claims are that body might be somewhat lighter as compared to some of its predecessors.
Ford F-350 Super Duty 2018 is expected to be constructed with the help of high-tensile and aluminum steel components. Speculations were that this new model could come with a lighter construction and that explains the usage of such light weight components. It’s platform which it will be constructed on its very own F-150 platform!
Its front will see redesigned chrome with large air vents, LED headlights and a large and restyled bumper. Ford has mainly concentrated on giving their model a more robust appearance in the front fascia via these redesigned aspects.
Back end- will feature larger cargo box, a new tailgate which opens automatically and gives easy access to the cargo space. A strong bumper could also be present. At its sides there are some attractive lines. The body has been made sleeker hosting some classic cabin windows. The vehicle will roll upon sporty 18-inch alloy wheels coated with all terrain resistant Good Year tires.
Dimension of this new 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty is 246.8 inches in length, 79.9 inches in width and 77.2 inches in height.
Quality continues inside the cabin with a host of technological specs such as:
- Parking assisting
- Hill descent assisting
- BPS or Blind Spot Monitoring System
- ABS- lane assisting system
- Adaptive cruise control system
- Rearview 360 degree camera
- Forward collision assisting system
2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty will come with a spacious cabin with leather upholstery on seats and also on steering wheels. Its dashboard will also come with a fresh appearance and will host 10 inch LCD screen. Central control will have controllers such as satellite radio, climate system and navigation. Infotainment will comprise of USB, smartphone connectivity and Bluetooth convenience.
2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty – Engine Specifications
Ford F-350 will have 3 engine options:
- 6.2 liter V8 producing 430 lb-ft and 386 HP.
- 6.8 liter V10 producing 462 lb-ft and 363 HP.
- 6.7 liter V8 producing 935 lb-ft and 440 HP.
These engines will be mated to either a 6 speed auto or a 5 speed manual transmission for better fuel efficiency and smoother riding experience. Fuel consumption is expected to be somewhere around 25 mpg on highways and 19 mpg in city. Acceleration will be 0-60 mph in 7 seconds and the vehicle will have a top speed of 130 mph.
New F-350 SD will face competition from GMC Sienna, Nissan Titan, Toyota Tundra, Dodge RAM, Honda Ridgeline and Chevrolet Silverado.
2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty – Price and Release Date
Though there is no news till this point of time on when this model will be released some tipsters have hinted that its automakers might be looking for a launch in the last quarter of 17’. If things do get delayed for some reasons, then it might hit dealerships by the beginning of 2018.
As for its price, this new Ford F-350 Super Duty 2018 will be around $35,000 for its base models. However, for upper trims such as super crew and crew cab respectively, the price tag will be somewhere around $38,000-$41,000.