2017 Ford F-250 Platinum: Review, Design, Specs, Price

2017 Ford F-250 Platinum

The 2015 Ford F-150 and its redesign was a revolution in the pickup truck industry. Two model years after, Ford has done the same with the Super Duty truck lineup. These models are new from the ground up and ready to tow and haul larger loads, to provide better driving experience and also to ensure…

2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch: Review, Features, Price

2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch

For the buyers, who need to tow or haul cargo that exceeds the capabilities of the light-duty trucks, or just want a heavy league truck for showing, Ford’s super-duty series is the best choice. Ford redesigned its super-duty lineup for the 2017 model year and greatly improved this series redefines the boundaries in the truck industry. Improved chassis and suspension rise towing and hauling ratings while aluminum body brings down overall weight. Reworked turbodiesel engine defines new torque and power limits and new technology keeps you connected and safe. The 2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch also benefits from mentioned improvements but also brings the next level of luxury and style.

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The King Ranch version is uniquely styled and better-equipped trim of Ford’s trucks that sits just under the top Platinum trim. This high-level model only comes in crew body style. However, there is the choice between 8-foot or shorter 6.75-foot bed. As for the engine options, it get power form either V-8 petrol or improved Power Stroke V-8 diesel.

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2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch: Review, Specs

2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch

Ford has applied the same wining redesign strategy from the best-selling F-150 to its lineup of Super Duty trucks and the result couldn’t be anything less than the most capable, toughest, powerful, and many more “the most” pickup ever. In that context for the buyers which need the truck which capabilities exceeds even the capability of the robust F-250 should consider Ford’s F-350 which offers dual rear wheel setup that greatly improves its towing capabilities and stability. Following its tradition Ford also offers this big ute in many configurations and for those who don’t just want bare bone work truck yet prefer also higher level features and unique styling should definitely consider western-themed 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch model.

Why is 2017 F-350 better?

Fully redesigned for the 2017 model year, the F-350 includes stiffer frame, upgraded engines, more spacious and upgraded cabins, upgraded tech, safety and convenience features, etc.

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2017 Ford F-250 Diesel: Review, Specs, Price

2017 Ford F-250 Diesel

For the buyers who need next-level hauling and towing capabilities Ford has to offer its Super-Duty series of trucks. The first in this line is three-quarter version Ford F-250 which brings more muscle than the light duty F-150 but can also be configured in similar manner as this top-selling model. That  means, it  offers three cab styles regular, extended and crew cab and also uses same trim strategy by including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and top Platinum trim. It also offers two bed lengths but can also be had with two powertrains. The choice that you should definitely consider is new 2017 Ford F-250 Diesel.

Why 2017 F-250?

The 2017 F-250 is all-new truck which comes with revolutionary upgrades on almost all terrains. It applies the same redesign strategy as the 2015 Ford F-150 and brings improved powertrains and upgraded underpinnings for better towing and hauling. It also uses aluminum body panels for reduced weight and upgraded interior offers almost car-like treatment and features.

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2018 Ford F-150 Raptor V-8: Rumors, New engine, Arrival

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor V-8

With Ford you just don’t know what next step it can make. It didn’t need a long after the revolutionary redesign of its best-selling vehicle Ford F-150 in 2015 to surprise the fans with new generation of Ford Raptor. This off-road high-performance version has added more rugged appearance and macho interior on conventional model plus some serous off-road hardware accompanied with twin-turbo EcoBoost V-6 for exceptional performance. But can Ford do even more than this. Well, according to some rumors it can and very soon with new 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor V-8.

What can be new?

So, according to some insider sources still unconfirmed information has leaked that Blue Oval Brad is preparing additional boost for the Raptor model and it is nothing less than new 5.0 L twin-turbo EcoBoost V-8 engine to blow every possible competition from the sight. Everything is still blurry and unconfirmed but as we said with Ford you never know.

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2017 Ford F-450 Super Duty: Redesign, Trims, Price

2017 Ford F-450 Super Duty

If you among those who need a serious workhorse truck which is capable for impressive towing and payload capacities but also delivers good ride quality when unladen and includes well-equipped and comfortable cabin than Ford’s F-450 is truck for you. This full-size one and a half ton truck version was redesigned for 2008 model year and equipped with a 6.4 liter V-8 turbodisel engine that produced 350 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. The next 2009 model year brought special edition Harley-Davidson package while more substantial changes came for 2011 year when model introduced refreshed styling, 400 hp tubodiesel engine, a six-speed auto gearbox and so.

Next notable updates were promoted for 2013 model year and they included improved brakes, new Platinum trim and new MyFord Touch infotainment system. Now two years after the F-150 redesign, the Blue oval brand apples the similar strategy for Super Duty series including F-450 model. The new 2017 Ford F-450 Super Duty brings aluminum body, fortified frame, powertrain enhancements, improved interiors and new modern equipment features. Its styling has also been refreshed. This model will be available in Crew Cab style only and five trims including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum.

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Ford Atlas Concept: Features, Desgin

Ford Atlas Concept

Ford proudly owns its F-Series trucks which have been best selling trucks in the US and Canada for more than three decades. However, when GM presented all-new Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra for 2014 model year, Ford known in that moment that it was time for serious rethinking and rebuilding. The product of that was certainly the most revolutionary redesign in truck industry ever, presented in all new 2015 Ford F-150.

This model debuted with high-strength-steel frame, aluminum body, new engines and upgraded interiors. The same treatment was expected for Super Duty series and this strategy will be implemented for 2017 model year. However, Ford hinted in what direction the redesign of these models will go at 2013 Detroit Auto Show where it presented the Ford Atlas Concept model. Ford said back then that, Atlas Concept “is the future vision for pickup trucks” and indeed, the latter time had proved that this Concept model had pictured the future design chapter. This model showcased the design, smart technologies, and capabilities which latter have mostly been implemented in the new Ford-150.

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2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty: Specs, Trims, Price

2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty

After the revolutionary redesign of the top-selling vehicle in US, the Ford F-150, the Blue oval brand will implement the similar strategy for its super-duty series. The product of this redesign as Ford likes to say will be the most capable, smartest and toughest super-duty models ever. The 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty is one-tone full-size model in this series and it will also bring improvements and upgrades on all fronts.

The Ford has redesigned models with Implementation of modern lightweight materials and more high-strength steel will be used for the frame construction while the body panels will be made from the aluminum. Adding to its tougher structure the new Super duty models will also benefit from more potent engines which also means higher payload and towing capacities. Ford will also add attention to new and upgraded equipment and focus will also be on smart and secure loading as well as on the safety. The model will come back in three cab styles and five trims including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum.

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2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty: Review

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Stepping on higher ground, from where the top-selling Ford F-150 stands in terms of towing and hauling capability or working capability generally, the blue oval brand has to offer a Super Duty line of trucks where belong models from F-250 to F-750. These models are with gross weight rating over the 8,500 lbs and super duty lineup was initially launched for the 1999 model year. This series of Super Duty trucks feature heavier and more capable mechanical hardware and in same time much higher towing and payload capacities than their recent equivalents from HD (heavy duty)  series.

Now, after 17 years of existence and two years of the F-150 model redesign, the Super Duty models have been completely redesigned. The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty and other versions from this lineup will follow the similar path as the recently redesigned F-150 but this time everything is larger and heavier and also backed with new technology and features. These models are also aluminum bodied, they will also get lighter and stiffer frames, improved driveline components and engines. The interior will also be upgraded and also available with many upscale features. There will be different body configurations and equipment will be organized in five trims.

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: Review

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

American car manufacturer Ford has rich and successful history with trucks and its Ford F-150 has been best-selling truck for decades not only in US but in Canada as well. Thirteen generation of this machine have proven its value but Ford likes to push boundaries and it made big waves in automobile industry when it introduced high-performance off-road version called Raptor. This brave and risky project have proven itself in Baja desert race but also on the market. This model doesn’t wins on charm despite it looks macho yet it likes showing muscles.

The first version was equipped with 5.2 liter V-8 engine and after it transferred on the larger 6.2 liter V-8 engine. However, new Raptor will follow downsizing trend and smaller displacement will found way in the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. The power isn’t proportional with size in case of this engine but however Ford has done more work on mechanics to back up this raw power and new model will bring upgraded suspension, stronger chassis, lighter body, new transmission, and new terrain management system. This will however be the second generation model and there is no doubt that Raptor will enter in new age with style.

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