Ford has developed the new truck, namely a diesel Ford F-150. The automaker did not extend its heavy-duty-truck legacy of the Power Stroke diesel V-8 to its diesel ford F-150 pickup truck. This may be the cause of engineering and financial concerns, unsatisfying market research or limited manufacturing capacity. Until now, the company did not want to continue the light-duty F-series.
The automaker had announced the development of the diesel F-150 last year during the 2017 Detroit auto show. Some specialists have speculated the use of an engine similar to the Lion turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6. This was developed by PSA Peugeot Citroen a few years ago. The company has implemented a lot of upgrades for the new diesel Ford F-150 due to the excellent engineering team which also developed the Power Stroke.
The new truck Ford F-150 will soon be on the market
The company has developed the 3.0 -liter V-6 to feature a forged crankshaft with purpose-developed rod and main bearings. A variable-geometry turbocharger boosts the truck. The injection that runs up to 29,000 psi sustains the fuel supply. In the meantime, dual fuel filters keep the supply clean. A compacted-graphite iron block is covered by an aluminum cylinder. The two-stage oil pump fuels the 6.5-quart oil supply, reducing parasitic loss and being very efficient.
The car also features a 5.4-gallon exhaust fluid supply could be good for about 10,000 miles per fill. The company indicates that the 3.0-liter turbo-diesel may weight about 620 pounds, being heavier than the 3.5 -liter EcoBoost.
The new diesel Ford F-150 will be produced in the Dagenham Engine Plant of Ford situated in the U.K. the output of the engine was estimated at 250 horsepower and 440 lb-ft of torque. The 10-speed automatic transmission can handle most of the diesel torque curve. Customers can order this truck starting with mid-January.
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