2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty Tops the Class

Ford has announced that the 2015 F-Series Super Duty will top the heavy-duty pickup segment thanks to new updates that give it best-in-class horsepower, torque and towing capacity.

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Automakers consistently try to top each other with each new model and the pickup segment is easily one of the most competitive when it comes to specs like horsepower and towing capacity. Ford has announced that the 2015 F-Series Super Duty will top the heavy-duty pickup segment thanks to new updates that give it best-in-class horsepower, torque and towing capacity.
Ford’s 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbo diesel now has 440 horsepower, up from 400 horsepower, and 860 lb.-ft. of torque, up from 800 lb.-ft. thanks to a larger turbocharger.

The 2015 F-450 tops the F-Series Super Duty pickup truck lineup with maximum towing capacity increasing to a class-leading 31,200 pounds, a gain of 6,500 pounds. The truck’s gross combined weight rating increases to 40,000 pounds, a gain of 7,000 pounds. F-350 increases maximum towing capacity as well, to 26,500 pounds, from 23,200 pounds, and the gross combined weight rating goes up 5,000 pounds to 35,000 pounds.

“Our chassis people work in unison with our powertrain people to develop more than a great truck, it’s a machine engineered for work,” said Doug Scott, Ford Truck group marketing manager. “We’re the only manufacturer that develops and builds our own powertrains in this class and when you combine that with a chassis that’s purpose-built for best-in-class power and torque, you can feel the result in the way it drives, especially when towing big loads.”

“Our chassis people have worked in unison with our powertrain people to develop more than a great truck – it’s a machine engineered for work,” he adds.

Source: Ford