“Ford Super Duty Tough” – The 2011 Ford Super Duty presented by Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe

If you want a tough truck, you buy a Ford. If you want a really tough truck, you buy a Ford Super Duty. The highly anticipated 2011 Ford Super Duty was revealed this week at the Texas State Fair. To help illustrate all the features, technological advancements, and Ford “toughness” – a series of webisodes were created and hosted by tough guy Mike Rowe (see press release).

2011 Ford Super Duty Features - Hosted by Mike Rowe
2011 Ford Super Duty Features - Hosted by Mike Rowe

To access all the specs, press releases, technology fact sheets, and photos of the new Ford Super Duty check out Ford’s media site… Media.Ford.com

Here is a snippet…

* The 2011 F-Series Super Duty boasts all-new powertrains, led by the Ford-designed, Ford-engineered and Ford-built 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V-8 turbocharged diesel engine, which delivers significantly improved torque and horsepower as well as class-leading fuel economy while maintaining best-in-class towing and payload capability; new engine also has biodiesel compatibility up to B20

* A new 6.2-liter V-8 gasoline engine also is added to the lineup; it also delivers significantly improved torque and horsepower as well as class-leading fuel economy; new gas engine can run on regular-grade gasoline, E85 or any blend in between

* An all-new 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift® six-speed automatic transmission gets the new diesel engine’s low-end torque to the ground faster; the six-speed transmission has full SelectShift™ capability, giving customers the convenience of a manual gearbox

* Available Ford Work Solutions™ plus a new flow-through console with 110-volt inverter, new seats and locking underseat storage add even more productivity in the Super Duty’s role as office on wheels; new 4.2-inch LCD Productivity Screen delivers array of information

* The new 6R140 transmission is available with segment-exclusive Live Drive Power Take Off (PTO) with the new diesel

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Michael Gray

Mike has roots in the automotive service industry. He began diagnosing and fixing cars at a young age in his family’s service station. He has worked in automotive parts supply stores, towing companies, and service facilities. After graduating from St. Cloud State University (MN) with a Bachelor’s degree, he implemented and taught a basic car care program at the high school level. During work on his Master’s degree at Illinois State University (IL), he was a curriculum specialist on a National Science Foundation project where he co-authored ten integrated mathematics, science, and technology books designed for team teaching. Mike has also supervised teachers in Career and Technology Education as a school system administrator.

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