Ford is all set to redesign many models for the upcoming year and 2019 Ford F-450 would certainly be fitting into that scheme of things. Thus an update is definitely on the cards. In fact, there are some sources which are saying that the Ford F-450 would be the most expensive and largest truck in the entire Ford F-Series. We got some spy photos of this model that is caught testing on the public road these days.
This next generation Super Duty Truck’s exterior would be not only tall but also very heavy capable of towing as much as 15 tons of weight. With the features being upgraded, the Ford F-450 would be luxurious to quite some extent as well. It is presumed that the car is not going to carry forward much of its look from the predecessors but endorse a new one. Now, that would be something really interesting to take note of if it really goes that way in eventuality.
2019 Ford F-450 Exterior and Interior Changes
The design look of this model is very aggressive. With the introduction of a new luxurious and sophisticated two-bar chrome grille also called ‘satin-chrome’ grille, what could also be expected are new fenders and a different hood. Getting to the interior design, well; it is very impressive too with a contemporary upgraded cabin having a great many facilities embedded with luxury featuring high-quality materials.
The steering wheel of the 2019 Ford F-450 will be coming with premium stitched leather. Alongside leather, the new F-450 will be using the real wood for covering the trim and other details. The changes are evident also on the grill, mirrors, headlights and fender flares.
However, the manufacturer will use for the body and bed high-strength military-grade aluminum material. This will significantly reduce weights and it will provide stronger axles. However, the best of the features that this model will get is the adaptive steering that will make parking easier and towing. The model 2019 Ford F-450 will be available in 14 colors. Some of the new ones are Magma Red Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Oxford White and White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat.
Interior will feature premium audio system
Technological features of the 2019 Ford F-450 will be following the trends of the next-generation trucks. For instance, the F-450 Super Duty would be featuring a premium audio system equipped with 10 speakers and a big panoramic moonroof. In the standard features of this model comes 2.3-inch screen, 10-way-power heated/cooled massaging front seats and plenty of techs. Like the exterior that comes with many colors, the interior will get six of them. The new one is medium earth gray and black/dark marsala.
As far as safety systems and driver assist features to go, one can certainly expect active cruise control, automatic lane-keeping forward collision warning alert, 4-wheel power disc brakes, advanceTrac with roll stability control, trailer sway control and plenty more.
2019 Ford F-450 Power Stroke turbodiesel V8 engine
Opinions are varied and speculations are high that will get the same engine like the current one. If that is true, the new 2019 Ford F-450 Super Duty will get a 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V8. This model will deliver 925 pound-feet of torque and 440 horsepower. With this specs, this model will reach a top speed of 88 mph. As for the acceleration, it will go from zero to 60 mph in 8 sec.
This engine will come with a six-speed automatic transmission. Having said that, it is also speculated that will be endowed and equipped with a brand-new ten-speed automatic transmission. However, one more engine is in the offer and that`s 6.2-liter V8. This one will deliver little less output of 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. If one concern about range this model will have a fuel tank of 48 gallons.
Towing Capacity and Fuel Economy
The powerful and might 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V8 with 925 lb-ft of torque is the best workhorse. Furthermore, with this engine, the new 2019 Ford F-450 is able to easily tow over 30,000 pounds.
With the 7-camera trailer-tow camera system that includes a handy 360-degree camera, the hauling and towing is much easier. This will be ideal for blind spot or objects that are behind the trailer. The information about fuel economy is unknown, but we expect decent economy.
2019 Ford F-450 Price and Availability
There is no confirmation till now as to when the 2019 Ford F-450 would be hitting the road. However, the reaching the showrooms before 2019 is a remote possibility. Regarding price, the cheapest model will come with price no less than $55,000.
But if one wants to have the high-end and best facilities of this Super Duty Truck one should be ready to pay more. This model will start with a price of $80,000.
Summing it up
To sum things up, the 2019 Ford F-450 is all set to appear with some major updates that would be truly and really purposeful together with a flamboyant finish that many are expecting to be the main attraction of it.