The 2015 Ford F-series Super Duty pickups will be available with the powered-up 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel. The carmaker introduced its super duty lineup at the Texas State Fair in Dallas last week. Ford’s new 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 will offer an improvement on the 400 hp of output and 800 pounds-feet of torque of the current version. Ford said that the new engine has a more efficient, simplified design.
It will feature the new GT37 turbo-charger with a larger 88mm compressor wheel, replacing the GT32 turbocharger. The larger compressor will force more air into the cylinders to enhance performance, especially at high altitudes, Ford said in a press release. The 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel also features a new fuel pump and high-pressure fuel injectors.
Power Stroke diesel engines account for around two-thirds of Super Duty sales. The modified Power Stroke diesel, however, would not be available in chassis cab Super Duty models. At the fair, the carmaker also showed an updated version of its high-end King Ranch edition with a Texas theme as well as a refreshed version of the F-450 Super Duty. The F-450 Super Duty now boasts of a stronger frame, suspension and commercial grade 19.5-inch wheels and tires.