Release date of the 2017 Ford F-450 wasn’t announced, but be sure that this vehicle will be out soon. Company prepared few modifications for upcoming truck, which are going to be accepted well by old users, and these should lure new buyers. It won’t be hard since this truck is one of the most capable in the entire class. Some features which have shown well are going to be kept. For example attractive wheels. All-wheel drive is standard, while dimensions are carried over from current F-450.
2017 Ford F-450 specs
With slight modifications all over the truck, performance of the 2017 F-450 will be significantly improved. If you can’t believe that a truck can tow over 40,000 lbs, just wait for F-450 to come out. Current maximum towing capacity is 31,200 pounds. On the other hand, drivetrains used for it could be more economical than before, causing better mileage.
2017 Ford F-450 engine
Under the hood of the 2017 Ford F-450 is 6.2-l V8 petrol unit. According to some rumors, total output is around 400 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. Nevertheless, company is preparing second option with development of a 6.7-l diesel engine. This beast can pull out 4580 horses and incredible amount of torque, probably over 850 lb-ft. But, other side of this story is increased fuel consumption. This huge truck uses 4-wheel drive.
2017 F-450 redesign
Some of the modifications of the 2017 Ford F-450 include U-shaped joints and modified rear springs. There are also transformed roll bars included. Inside brown leather seats are used for greater elegance, with excellent infotainment system that has SiriusXM carrier. This is multi-functional gadget, so driver will have big benefit from it. A lot of safety equipment is placed in new F-450, so security is increased comparing to previous model.
2017 Ford F-450 price
Base models of the 2017 Ford F-450 could be found for at least $70,000. With additional equipment, price is higher, but for these specs, no other model can match performance of the F-450. Release date is unknown, but we expect truck to arrive before 2017.