Ford says it has received official EPA fuel economy numbers for the new 2018 Ford F-150 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel, and the figures are good if you get the 4x2. But if you want power to all four wheels and you’re not a fleet customer, the numbers are much, much lower.
If you want to know why truck enthusiasts love diesels, look no further than the newly-released specs for the 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel: 440 lb-ft of torque, an 11,400 pound towing capacity, a 2,020 pound payload rating, and an estimated 30 MPG on the highway. Those are fantastic numbers.
The Ford F-150 is getting a facelift for 2018 with a new front bumper, headlight and grille design. But the goods behind it are a lot more interesting: the base 3.5-liter V6 is being replaced with a 3.3, the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 and 5.0-liter V8 are upgraded—and there’s a brand new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel in…
The Super Duty Ford F-250, F-350 and F-450 pickups are for pulling big boats, horses and construction equipment. Heavy work. A large diesel engine makes that possible, and now a gleaming array of driver-assistance technology makes it easy. Heck, it’s even fun.
The 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks, which includes F-250, F-350, and the pickup truck version of the F-450, have been fully redesigned for the first time since pogs were currency and your dad had a pager. And the new capability claims, well, they’re big.
Highway 490 around Rochester, New York was absolutely inundated with snow this week with everything from buses to big rigs getting stuck and stopping plows. As we always love to see; some good samaritans went above and beyond their truck’s tow rating to get people going again.
Rally Champ and race-driving instructor Tim O’Neil set out to see if he could drift his dual rear-wheel Ford F-450 Power Stroke. Lucky for us, somebody was filming.
To prove the 2017 Ford Super Duty’s brand new steel frame is super-strong, Ford did exactly what you would do. They strung up a crane with about 9,000 pounds of steel cable, and dangled nine F-150s and a dump truck from it.
Please believe I intend no sarcasm whatsoever when I say that the lockable, collapsable, under-seat storage box is one of the most useful innovations on the 2017 Ford Super Duty. Even if you don’t have a gun to put in it.
The last time a new Ford Super Duty design was released, engineers were freaking out about losing their work to Y2K so we’re pretty excited that the trucks are (almost) all new for 2017. So far we know a little about materials, tech features, and of course– the look.
Here it is in all its naked glory: the next Ford Super Duty pickup truck. This is what the 2017 Ford F-250, F-350, and F-450 will look like. What do you think?
This is the 1994 Ford Power Stroke Concept. It looks like the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile wearing a raccoon mask. Back then Ford pitched this drivable showpiece as "a suggestion of what tomorrow could bring." How close do you think it came to panning out?
Ford has announced the 6.7 Power Stroke diesel in 2016 F-650 and F-750 will be available in three power levels, starting with the highest standard output in class. As the only commercial truck company building engines and bodies, Ford thinks they'll be able to deliver a more seamless package than anybody.
The second generation of Ford's 6.7 Power Stroke V8 will be the heart of the 2015 F-Series Super Duty trucks with 440 hp, 860 lb-ft of torque, and a 40,000 pound total weight rating in their biggest pickup. All of which surpass the capabilities of competitors.
Heavy-duty truck buyers want more power and the 2011 Ford Super Duty's 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel's providing it with new best-in-class ratings: 800 lb-ft of torque and 400 HP. Below, a chart of how far the power wars have come.
You are looking at purified awesome: This is Ford's latest Super Duty diesel, a turbocharged, reverse-flow, 6.7-liter V8 designed without the help of an outside contractor. It's nicknamed "Scorpion." Notice anything weird about those cam buckets?
As the last chunks of salt are chipped off the race cars there is a post speed week battle forming. The SPAL Ford Powerstroke Rocket Ranger team is claiming the title of World's Fastest Diesel Pickup Truck. Gale Banks says this simply isn't true, stating that the Banks Engineering Cummins-powered Dodge Dakota …