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Ford F-Series Super Duty the lineup has been revised and tightened for 2023.
The updated trucks feature new styling inside and out and come with a range of petrol and diesel engines.
However, the company is tight-lipped about how powerful they are, and numbers won’t be released until production begins early next year.
The F-Series is Super Duty It is one of the most important products of Ford and accounted for about 40% of F-Series production in 2021.
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F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 all feature new front-end designs with wider grilles flanking headlamps bracketed by lighting elements shaped like C-clamps.
The interior has been completely redesigned with styling that differs from the F-150s and features an eight- or 12-inch landscape-oriented center touchscreen, depending on the trim level. Premium features like Ford’s flat Max Recline Seats will be available on some trims.
Four engines are offered with a 10-speed automatic transmission, including a new 6.8-liter gasoline V-8 that replaces the current 6.2-liter V-8 and a high-performance version of the 6.7-liter turbocharged Power Stroke diesel V-8 . , along with standard Power Stroke and 7.3-liter “Godzilla” gasoline V-8.
Ford claims the F-350 with dual rear wheels will be the payload champion, and with the high-performance Power Stroke, the F-450 will have the highest towing capacity of any truck. It holds this name today Ram 3500 diesel At 37,100 pounds, that’s 100 pounds more than the 2022 F-Series Super Duty. Regardless of where it ends up, Ford has loaded the F-Series Super Duty with more optional towing technology than any truck before it.
Stop-and-go adaptive cruise control, lane-centering, and blind-spot monitoring are available with fifth-wheel and gas-neck hitches; backup camera and sensors mounted on the top of the tailgate, so they can work when the tailgate is down; integrated scales that measure payload and tongue weight; 360-degree camera system, cameras that can be mounted on the trailer to combine it with a bird’s eye view; and a trailer theft alert that sends a notification to your smartphone if the trailer is locked.
Ford also introduced what it calls Pro Trailer Hitch Assist, which uses cameras and sensors to locate the trailer hitch and automatically backs up the truck to align the hitch ball with it.
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As the truck moves forward, the F-Series Super Duty’s navigation system can be set to take the trailer’s dimensions into account and suggest a route that avoids low bridges and tight turns that may be difficult or impossible to navigate.
All four engines can be paired with a 2.0-kilowatt version of the Pro Power Onboard generator. It debuted on the 2021 F-150while chassis cab models come standard with a hydraulic power lift system to operate equipment such as boom lifts and plows.
Two off-road packages that Ford says it developed with mining customers in mind will be offered on the 4×4 F-250 and F-350 single-rear-wheel-drive trucks. The XL Off-Road includes 33-inch tires, a high-clearance air dam, an electronically locking rear differential, and vent pipes that allow the axles to clear after deep water.
The Tremor package upgrades everything with a front lift, suspension tuning, Dana front axle with limited-slip differential, 35-inch tires, Trail Control low-speed off-road cruise control, and Trail Turn Assist, which locks the rear interior. tire to use it as a pivot to make tighter turns on slippery surfaces.
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The 2023 F-Series Super Duty will be built at Ford’s Kentucky Assembly Plant and Louisville. Ohio Assembly Plant Prices in Avon Lake have yet to be announced, but 2022 models range from about $40,000 to $100,000.
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