2020 Ford Super Duty Redesign, Release Date, Engine, Transmission Updates. The 2020 Ford Super Duty segment is the most profitable segment in this company. In the next couple of years, we could see some significant changes in Ford’s heavy-duty class. One of the most interesting will be a new engine.
Their legendary light-duty pickup truck got the diesel for next year. Ford Super Duty is waiting for the situation to calm down about it. Now, it is time for mechanical updates, and the 2020 Ford Super Duty 7.0 engine could be even bigger than facelift from 2017.
FORD SUPER DUTY 7.0 ENGINE SPECS
Currently, the 2020 Ford Super Duty lineup is using one petrol and one diesel engine. On the other hand, Ram matches horsepower output, but their HD trucks are 5 pound-feet short on the torque end.
This one is pretty potent with 380 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. Ford Super Duty trucks with this configuration can’t tow more than 17,000 pounds with 5th wheel configuration.
NEW FORD SUPER DUTY 7.0 ENGINE WILL BOOST … WELL, EVERYTHING
Engineers are preparing the new drivetrain for heavy-duty trucks. A Ford Super Duty 7.0 engine will improve horsepower rating and towing capacity. We can expect the Ford Super Duty 7.0 engine to create around 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque.
2020 FORD SUPER DUTY NEW TRANSMISSION
Current Ford Super Duty squad is using an old six-speed auto transmission. For the new engine, the company will bring a new pair. With or without Ford Super Duty 7.0 engine, big trucks will get a 10R140.
2020 FORD SUPER DUTY TO PRODUCE 1,000 LB-FT?
The new transmission, according to plans and predictions, will be able to handle 1,030 pound-feet of torque. Well, the petrol engine is not going to be the one which will produce massive twisting power.
AFTER F-150 CAN WE SEE 2020 FORD SUPER DUTY HYBRID TRUCKS
The most extreme rumors are going so far to speak about the hybrid engines for 2020 Ford Super Duty trucks. Its smaller sibling, Ford F-150 is almost certain to get such power source. If Ford is not planning something revolutionary, the hybrid engine for 2020 Super Duty trucks is not going to improve any major specs.