After a big redesign, when Ford introduced the ‘aluminum F-150 truck’, the possibility of the appearance of this pickup truck model with a diesel engine was accepted with caution. Ford Atlas concept has had great significance for the complete Ford model lineup. Pickup trucks models with reduced weight, increased efficiency and driving quality at the top level, have become synonymous with a new generation of these vehicles. Ford company has continued to promote their legendary truck. 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel model is a new generation of vehicles equipped with the new operating unit. Any changes that have so far concerned the exterior design, now have a big impact in the selection of the engine. Diesel engine is however found its place in a Ford model.
2018 Ford F-150 Diesel Changes
Last month, several times was caught a prototype 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel model. First, with the masked vehicle front. Some time later seen test specimen in general did not have camouflaged grille, but the headlights and body parts above the wheels. This Ford model was relatively recently got a completely new, modernized and upgraded look. The big question is this, why is the general need anything changed on this model?
While some sources with certainty are announcing the arrival of F-150 Diesel model, others still speculating on the possible options of propulsion units. According to some, 2018 F-150 will run Powerstroke diesel engine. It will enable a maximum towing capacity of 8,500 pounds, and maximum payload of 2,250 pounds. The vehicle would have the same output as well as models equipped with V8 engine.
3.6 L V6 diesel engine or 6.7 L Powerstroke diesel engine. These are the two engines, which are in the opinion that the only possible choices Ford company if the decision to offer the 2018 Ford F-150 powered by a diesel engine. And then, like a bolt out of the blue, appeared information about the ” Lion ” team. Him consists of experts from Land Rover, Jaguar and Ford companies. Joint forces are trying to do, drive unit that will meet the needs of more than one vehicle, in this case F-150 pickup truck. 3.0 L V6 engine has 254 hp and 443 pound-feet of torque. It is expected that Ford combines this engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The result would be such that in 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel would be the most effective pickup truck model in this segment. Before the beginning of the new model year, Ford, and the Blue Oval does not plan to go out in public with any new information.