The most popular choice among big trucks nowadays is the newest 2021 Ford F-250 Platinum. As you may know, the whole Ford’s Super Duty lineup is impressive and these trucks are made to be hard workers. So, if you need a half-ton truck that provides a premium cabin and numerous upscale features, this model is a real deal.
Besides that, F-250 deploys a few engine options and the most robust one is a 6.7-liter turbo diesel V8 that produces 450 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to this engine and gooseneck hitch, this truck is able to tow a maximum of 34,000 pounds.
2021 Ford F-250 Platinum Design
In terms of design, the new 2021 Ford F-250 Platinum truck remains to be big and boxy. This truck is known primarily because of its sharply cut grille and great LED headlight system. Like before, the new model will host the same Super Duty’s body and the bed that is made from high-strength military-grade aluminum. Thanks to this, vehicle weight will be reduced without sacrificing toughness. Furthermore, the upcoming model will be lighter than the previous-generation Super Duty.
Notable exterior details that can also be seen are a new tailgate step, power running boards, storable loading ramps, and a power-locking tailgate that can now be opened remotely.
The newly redesigned 2021 Ford Super Duty model will be available in configurations (Regular Cab, SuperCab, Crew Cab). Moreover, all models except Regular Cab will be roomy and built for comfort. The most popular ones and the expensive are King Ranch, Platinum and the Limited.
Choosing eider of them, the buyers will get comfortable leather seats, heated and cooled front seats, 10-way-power adjustment, Sync 3, an intuitive multimedia hub offering Apple CarPlay.
Safety is still the primary weapon of the Platinum model. List of features is longer than before and including Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Warning with Brake Support, Adaptive Steering, 180/360-Degree Camera, Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Forward Collision Warning.
The new 2021 Ford F-250 model will rely on a robust platform that can hose potent engines. Exactly, there will be three of them. The first powertrain will power the base model and it will use a 6.2-liter V8 that cranks out 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. This gasoline engine will use a heavy-duty 6-speed automatic transmission.
The next one is the newly 7.3-liter V8 engine that is developing 430 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. Unlike the base model, this one will use a new 10-speed automatic transmission.
Finally, the most stronger is a 6.7-liter turbo diesel V8 engine that also hosts 10-speed automatic transmission. This model will deliver 450 horsepower and never seen before 1,050 lb-ft of torque. It is around 125 lb-ft more than the previous-gen engine. The rear-wheel-drive system is the default configuration, while 4-wheel drive (4WD) is optional on the base model. Towing is one of the best in the class and with gooseneck hitch, this truck is able to tow a maximum of 34,000 pounds.
2021 Ford F-250 Platinum Release Date and Price
The upcoming 2021 Ford F-250 Platinum will give more benefits than the regular model. This package adds a more premium look and better features. Blu Oval will introduce a next-gen Platinum model in the first quarter of 2021. The starting price of this truck remains to be $66,000.