Ford Motor Company introduced the F-250 Super Chief concept, back in 2006. Now, more than a decade after the introduction of the concept, this topic is current again. The back of the rumors about the production model. According to these rumors, 2018 Ford F-250 Super Chief, will occur during 2018. However, there is no confirmation from the company. Ford has announced the return of Ranger pickup and Bronco SUV models. For now, these are the only novelty in which the company operates.
Super Chief Concept Review
Since the introduction of this concept, rumors and speculation about it do not stop. Many agree that the Ford Super Chief mightiest and most interesting vehicle, which is presented, ever. This concept, Ford has embraced all aspects. Connected is incompatible. Simply perfection.
Many would describe this vehicle as an ideal combination of power and economy. Others would call it futuristic vision of a unique and perfect design. And there are those who will look at his convenience. They will notice that the vehicle provides many possibilities of choice of fuel. All along, can only conclude that the Ford F-250 Super Chief truck that each wished.
Although launched over a decade, the Super Chief and today has some innovative solutions. When he presented the concept, rumored about the future vehicle. With its innovative solutions and unusual design, that’s what he was. Ford F-250 Super Chief has revived memories of the legendary train called “Train of the Stars”.
2018 Ford F-250 Super Chief Design
Super Chief is based on Ford F-250 pickup truck model. Much of the vehicle is made of aluminum. After that, is presented Ford F-150 Atlas concept, also with a body made of aluminum. Today, a new generation of Ford’s pickup models are made of aluminum.
If, come to the realization of a production version, it should retain all the elements of the concept model. The concept is presented with a striking design front fascia, which revives the memory of the Santa Fe Railway locomotive. Today, some of the models from Ford’s lineup have such a look of the front of the vehicle.
2018 Ford F-250 Super Chief could keep interior design, seen at the concept version. Of course, what we are concerned. With a large amount of elements that evoke the authentic original idea homage to the legendary train, the interior has elements King Ranch versions of Ford’s pickup models.
Engine and Performance Specs
Ford Super Chief concept combines drive system with three alternative motor fuels. Now, when we know that it will offer a hybrid version of the Ford F-150 models, we are left to wonder whether this concept was just a test ground for future generations of pickup models of the company.
The announcement of the hybrid F-150, only further stirs passions. Perhaps this model will carry the name of the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Chief. If this happens, there is little chance that the serial model obtained from the driveline concept. However, such a drive train that many loved in his vehicle.
Super Chief has a unique Tri-Flex Fuel system. In addition to drive on gasoline, it offers the opportunity to drive hydrogen or E85 ethanol. By using hydrogen as fuel, increases fuel efficiency by 12%, compared to the use of gasoline. Emissions are reduced to a minimum. This really is a good basis for developing and putting into circulation of such vehicles.
The base powertrain makes the 6.8-liter SOHC 30-valve V10 engine with 550 horsepower and 400 pounds feet of torque. With this unique Tri-Flex Fuel system, the vehicle is able to cover more than 500 miles, with a maximum speed of about 180 mph.