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Tougher, stronger and yet fuel efficient, that is Ford’s truck theme in the years ahead. With that, Ford is introducing the all-new 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty. It features all-new diesel and gas engines that may deliver best-in-class in terms of torque and horsepower as well as class-leading fuel economy.
The new 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty equipped with the 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 turbocharged diesel engine averages an 18 percent improvement for pickup models and up to 25 percent improvement for chassis cabs in fuel economy when compared with previous 2010 models. Trucks equipped with new base 6.2-liter V-8 gas engine average a 15 percent improvement versus 2010 models.
The new Ford F-Series Super Duty Power Stroke diesel engine is also B20 biodiesel compatible and the new gas engine is E85 (ethanol 85) compatible, which provides customers a wide range of fueling options. Towing capacity is also enhanced up to 26,400 pounds and a 6,520-pound payload, which is largely due to the all-new 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission. All overall fuel economy is also improved by more than half.
“The 2011 Super Duty is not only the most powerful, most capable and fuel-efficient heavy-duty pickup truck on the road, it performs the tough jobs with even more efficiency than ever before,” said Doug Scott, truck group marketing manager. “Customers can be confident that Super Duty’s class-leading capability comes with Ford’s ‘and solution’ of best-in-class fuel economy.”
The 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty Power Stroke should be available at Ford dealerships by late of 2010.