2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty 7.3-Liter V8 is Most Powerful in Class

2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty 7.3-Liter V8

Once again, Ford is setting a new standard for capability with the unveiling of its all-new 7.3-liter V8 gasoline engine. Available for the 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty, the new gas V8 engine offers best-in-class horsepower and best-in-class torque, and it’s expected to provide superior efficiency.

The 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty 7.3-liter V8 will deliver 430 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 475 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm, both of which are best among heavy-duty pickups powered by gas V8 engines. The new V8 joins the 6.2-liter V8 that comes standard for the F-Series Super Duty as well as the third-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 diesel.

“The 7.3-liter is designed for maximum durability in the harshest environments given that our customers live and work in these conditions every day,” said Joel Beltramo, Ford manager for gas V8 engines. “This engine has the largest displacement in its class and is designed to provide benefits in key areas like power, durability, ease of maintenance, and total operating costs.”

Ford intends to offer a version of the 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty 7.3-liter V8 for standard for its F-450 chassis cab, F-550, new F-600, F-650 and F-750 Medium Duty trucks, and F-53 and F-59 stripped chassis models. This version of the 7.3-liter gas V8 will generate 350 horsepower and 468 lb-ft of torque and be made available with fuel consumption-improving calibration, making it a must for commercial customers.

The new 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty will be available later this year at Robbie Roberson Ford. For more information on this mighty truck, stop into the showroom and pick the brain of one of our friendly experts.

The Best Features on the 2019 Ford Ranger

Best Features on the 2019 Ford Ranger

Ford is giving us a lot to be excited about in 2019, but one thing in particular that really has us all licking our chops is the vast array of exciting features available with the new Ranger. The following are some of the best features on the 2019 Ford Ranger, coming soon to Robbie Roberson.

Performance Features

The new Ranger features a 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine that delivers 270 horsepower and a best-in-class 310 lb-ft of torque.* Its might means that your Ranger will be able to haul a best-in-class maximum payload of 1,860 pounds* and tow a best-in-class maximum of 7,500 pounds.** Because of its elegantly engineered twin-scroll turbocharger and efficient 10-speed SelectShift® automatic, the Ranger’s 2.3-liter EcoBoost® also delivers 26 mpg combined, making it the most fuel-efficient gas-powered midsize pickup in the land.***

Pilot Features

The 2019 Ford Range offers a bevy of standard and available technologies that’ll make your driving experience all the more enjoyable. For safety, there’s available Ford Co-Pilot 360, which offers driver-assistive technologies like BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking. For the ultimate in connectivity, the Ranger offers SYNC® 3, FordPass ConnectWi-Fi, and features like Ford+Alexa app and Apple CarPlay™.

The best way to experience everything that the 2019 Ford Ranger has to offer is to stop into Robbie Roberson Ford and take one for a test drive.

*Class is Midsize Pickups based on Ford segmentation.
**When properly equipped with the trailer tow package and a trailer brake controller. Class is Midsize Pickups based on Ford segmentation.

***EPA-estimated rating of 21 city/26 hwy/26 combined mpg. 2.3L engine, 4×2. Actual mileage will vary.

Rumor Has It a Ford Compact Pickup Could Be on the Way

Ford Compact Pickup TruckIt’s been about five years since the Ford Ranger completely replaced the Ford Courier on the global market and even longer since Ford offered a petite pickup in the United States. With the Ranger set to make a return to the United States for 2019, rumor has it that there could be a Ford compact pickup in the works.

Per Automobile, Ford is in development on a compact pickup truck that will slot below the Ranger. This truck would likely arrive by 2022, and it could be based on the architecture that underpins the new Ford Focus. Ford says that it will be “significantly expanding [its] North America lineup with all-new vehicles and entering new segments with fresh designs and white-space silhouettes,” which mainly means building on the success of its trucks,crossovers, and SUVs while moving away from conventional sedans.

Whether this Ford compact pickup truck would readopt the Courier name remains to be seen, but Road & Track reports that Ford has moved to trademark the name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Ford has not offered any official comment on whether this shall come to pass, but the team at Robbie Roberson Ford would like to offer a comment to Ford on behalf of truck-lovers everywhere: yes, please.