Ford has announced that the 2018 Ford F-Series Super Duty with the upgraded 6.7-liter V8 diesel now tops the class with 450 horsepower and 935 lb-ft. of torque. With that much power on tap, the 2018 F-Series Super Duty can tow up to 21,000 pounds.

Upgrades to the 2018 Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke engine include redesigned cylinder heads plus optimized fuel and turbo boost calibrations. The upgrades add 10 horsepower and 10 lb-ft. more torque. Thanks to the upgrades the F-Series Super Duty now has several best-in-class ratings with like, 34,000 pounds of gooseneck towing, 21,000-pound conventional hitch towing, and 7,630-pound payload capacity.

Ford has also announced that the 2018 F-450 now includes a 4X2 model. The 2018 Ford Super Duty F-450 4×2 dual-rear-wheel pickup will be available this winter in XL, XLT, Lariat and Platinum series offerings. Pricing starts at $52,830.

Source: Ford