Ford Super Duty trucks were built in Brazil, with different engines than its North American counterparts and fewer options, initially between 1999 and 2011, with a limited reintroduction of the F-350 in 2014. While sharing the similar aerodynamic cab design of its smaller counterpart, the exterior of the Super Duty trucks are much different forward of the windshield. Passenger models have seating for eight occupants on two front buckets and a pair of three-passenger bench seats. The F-450 has a wider track than the F-350. All will be available in both 4X2 and 4X4 configurations. In response to the changing demographics of pickup truck purchases during the 1980s and 1990s, Ford shifted the design of the F-150 separate from the larger F-250 and F-350 which remained in production. In Venezuela the F-350 super duty is offered as a commercial use small truck cutaway featuring a 6.
Unique black and dusted copper two-tone leather captains chairs with bar and shield logo, leather-trimmed center console, unique gauge cluster, and embroidered carpeted floor mats rounded out interior features. They developed a joint venture with known as Blue Diamond Trucks, the F-650 and F-750 Super Duty were assembled in Mexico. The TorqShift design in fact has six forward ratios, but only five are advertised, with the 'hidden' gear only used in extreme cold weather. Since 2012 due to government regulations, the Venezuelan F-350 Super Duty is factory equipped to use both and gasoline. Engine drone is less noticeable than in Ford vans of the distant past. Skip to details on the: Exterior Available in only one length, the E-150 Van and Wagon have a 138-inch wheelbase and stretch to 211.
Examples include the , , , , and. The Super Duty will be available in eleven exterior color options. A 32-valve pushrod engine, the 6. To market a truck that appealed towards commercial buyers, , and users who tow, Ford sought to create a separate, dedicated heavy-duty truck platform in place of using one chassis for all of its trucks. While an influence often compared to the , the Super Duty also derives elements of styling from much larger Ford trucks, including the , with a raised hoodline, large grille, and low fenders. The only powertrain combination is the 6.
Shortly after the unveiling of the 6. There is an optional concealed slide-out step and swing-up hand grab bar in the rear tailgate for easy access. The only engine offered in the F-450 Super Duty is the 6. New colors were offered, Black with flame tape stripes, Black with Vista Blue painted flames or Dark Blue Pearl with Vista Blue painted flames. The base engine is now a 225-horsepower, 4.
Skip to details on the: Exterior Available in only one length, the E-150 Van and Wagon have a 138-inch wheelbase and stretch to 211. A gasoline engine was no longer offered with the package, instead, a 6. The sole gasoline engine was the 6. By expanding into two separate but related platforms for F-Series trucks, the inevitable compromises inherent in offering a wide range of load-carrying capacities were avoided. Gasoline engines Model Years Type Power, torque 2008-2010 5. For the 2004 model year, a 4. Each drives a four-speed-automatic transmission.
Cargo volume in the E-150 is 256. Rear disc brakes are now standard on all models. All versions of the Super Duty trucks came equipped with four-wheel disc brakes. The vehicle had its first official showing at the Texas State Fair in 2006. . An adaptive shift function monitors the TorqShift's performance over its lifetime, and adjusts shift pressures in real time to assure consistent shift feel and compensate for wear.
Interior Aimed at commercial applications, the cargo-hauling Van is fitted with two bucket seats up front. Archived from on April 8, 2006. E-350 Super Duty Moving up another notch, the E-350 Super Duty has different engine selections. The F-450 Super Duty with the optional 'High Capacity Trailer Tow Package' increases the from 26,000 to 33,000 lb 15,000 kg. Swing-out doors are the only choice at the rear.
Under the skin with thicker frame rails , updated Triton gasoline engines were introduced with higher engine output and larger ; in response to the increased power, all trucks were given 4-wheel with two-piston calipers. This marks the first all-new Super Duty line since their 1998 debut, the frame is made from 95% high strength steel and the body like the F-150 is made from high-strength military grade aluminum alloy. In a switch to an aluminum-intensive body similar to the F-150, Ford created a potential 700 lbs 318kg of weight savings; in spite of the addition of heavier-duty frame and driveline components, the 2017 Super Duty weighs in at up to 350 lbs 159kg less than comparable 2016 models. An optional 4-speed automatic was available for either the gas or diesel engines, later being replaced with the 5-speed automatic. Unique spun-metal gauge faceplates, embroidered carpeted floor mats, and a leather-wrapped console lid with individually serial numbered badging round out unique interior appointments. Safety All E-Series models have dual front airbags.
The interior was trimmed in all black leather, instead of the two-tone for 2008. The TorqShift 1st to 5th gear ratios are 3. Due to problems with the head bolts Navistar re-designed the engine with reinforced heads, more torque and, power releasing the new design in 2005-6. The 2nd generation Facelift of the Ford Super Duty Trucks are assembled at Ford's Kentucky Truck Plant, with additional production for other countries in Venezuela and Mexico. The dual-rear wheel variant of the F-350 is known locally as F-4000.
The F-250 super duty was also recently re-introduced in this market after ten years. The 3-valve 5,408 cc 5. Maximum towing is 24,500 lb 11,100 kg 4. Model Years Type Power, torque rpm 1999-2003 7. The 2015-2016 F-250 and F-350 have 14. At its launch, the Super Duty F-Series was sold with the.