Ford Motor Co.
) has revamped its F-Series Super Duty truck lineup as well as
the F-650 and F-750 trucks. The F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks
will now offer the second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8
turbo diesel engine with 440 horsepower and 860 lb.-ft. of
torque, increasing from 400 horsepower and 800 lb.-ft of torque
respectively, offered by the previous models of F-250 to
Altered designing and engineering have also enhanced the
maximum towing capacity of the F-350 and F-450 trucks. Moreover,
they have new injector tips which ensure reduced noise, vibration
and harshness. These trucks also release lower emissions and have
less fuel deposit buildup on the intake valves.
The 2016 F-650 and F-750 trucks are the strongest medium-duty
trucks offered by Ford. These trucks also feature the
second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel along with
commercial-grade six-speed 6R140 automatic transmission and new
interior and exterior styling.
They also have a new steering wheel featuring advanced
controls and automatic five-blink turn signals. Ford has also
added an anti-roll bar and longer leaf springs to the frame and
suspension to improve roll control and provide an enhanced riding
Ford is planning to revamp all the trucks and vans in the Ford
Commercial Truck lineup in the next 18 months. The automaker has
massive expansion plans for 2014 as it intends to launch 23 new
models during the year. Ford recently unveiled the remodeled 2015
Focus - with a novel design and advanced technology - at the
Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Ford currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Some other
automobile stocks worth considering are
Tata Motors Ltd
Tesla Motors, Inc.
). Tata Motors and Daimler sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy),
while Tesla carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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