The forthcoming 2021 Ford F-450 will be introduced this year and it will get numerous upgrades. Blue Oval manufacturer is ready to redesign its all heavy-duty lineup. According to the latest news, first on the list are models F-350, and F-450 models. Thanks to them, the manufacturer will secure its place on the market. So, what will be new this year? The heavy-duty truck 2021 Ford F-450 will definitely provide a more aggressive look and more importantly, an improved cabin with more techs.
However, we don’t expect some significant exterior changes, and the new model will only get some minor tweaks. Under the hood, most hype will be about the new V8 engine. Alongside that, the upcoming F-450 will offer the same powertrains as the current one.
2021 F-450 Minor Changes Outside
The first photos appear and unfortunately, the new 2021 Ford F-450 looks the same as before. Moreover, some small refreshments will happen, but nothing significant. This model has recognized thanks to its big and boxy shape, an enormous grille that is now slightly wider with more chrome accents around. Headlights shape remains the same as the fog lights. Also, notable exterior details on the Super Duty include a tailgate step, power running boards, storable loading ramps, and a power-locking tailgate.
On top of that, choosing the Premium or Limited trim levels, buyers will get more luxury. Like before, a body of 2021 Ford F-450 is made from high-strength military-grade aluminum. Thanks to that, vehicle weight has been reduced without sacrificing toughness.
Interior Will Be Better
According to some rumors, the cabin of the upcoming 2021 Ford F-450 will be more luxurious. Basically, we are convinced that the next-gen F-450 will get numerous changes inside. The current model provides a long list of features and exceptional comfort. Like before, the Ford F-450 will be available as Regular Cab, SuperCab and the Crew Cab. All versions are roomy and built to provide maximum comfort for all occupants.
On top of that, the King Ranch, Platinum and the top-of-the-line Limited offer heated and cooled front seats, a 10-way-power adjustment, seat massagers, latest Sync 3, and the Apple CarPlay that is standard.
New V8 Powertrain Rumored
The highlight of this department will be definitively a new V8 gasoline engine. According to some gossip, the manufacturer will keep the same powertrains as the predecessor. Furthermore, the current models come with a 6.2-liter gasoline V8, which produces 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. This engine sends its power through a 6-speed automatic transmission. Optionally, one can get a 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel V8 powertrain that cranks out 450 horses and 935 lb-ft of torque. This engine is also mates to a 6-speed automatic.
Finally, the new 7.3-liter V8 will be added to with an existing list of engines, and it will be able to produce 430 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. From a reliable source, this model will be available with a new 10-speed automatic transmission. The next big deal about this truck is its towing capacity. With the Gooseneck trailer, this truck can maximum tow 37,000 pounds.
2021 Ford F-450 Price and Release Date
According to officials, the new F-450 will starts at the same price as the current one $50,000. The upcoming model will host a refreshed design and improved cabin.
As we already mentioned, there will be more features to choose from. So, going up to the range-topping Limited trim price will jump over $90,000. Blue Oval`s super-duty F-450 truck will debut at the end of this year. Ram 3500 and GMC Sierra HD models will be the main competitors of the F-450 truck.