Borgman Ford is excited to share some info about the upcoming 2020 Ford Super Duty with truck fans in West Michigan! Arriving at out Grand Rapids showroom sometime during fall this year, this newly-designed and heavily-upgraded F-Series workhorse is packed with new features, options, and technologies to better serve civillian and commercial uses alike.
For West Michigan adventurers, this means more power for towing, eye-catching new front grille and headlight design, and a host of connectivity, safety, and entertainment features. Many of these innovations do double-duty for commercial fleet customers offering a way to stay in touch with crews while they’re out on the road. However, the new 10-Speed TorqShift transmission retains the ability to borrow power for equipment like plows – without the need to bring the truck to a stop.
A recent article published on the 2020 Ford Super Duty info site tells all about the new truck and the features you can expect to find within it. Here are some excerpts from that article:
Upgraded 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty Pickup Raises the Bar Again with Next-Level Capability, Power and Technology
Ford, America’s truck leader, introduces the next level of Built Ford Tough heavy-duty pickup truck capability, power and technology with the new 2020 F-Series Super Duty pickup.
“Super Duty customers have demanding and diverse needs – from towing heavy trailers to repairing critical infrastructure,” said Kumar Galhotra, Ford president, North America. “Productivity is their lifeblood and their truck is their biggest tool. Our new Super Duty has more power, more payload and towing capability and better technology than ever to help these customers build a better world.”
New F-Series Super Duty improvements include new gas and diesel engines, an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission, chassis upgrades, exterior and interior design updates, and smart advanced technology that raises the bar again in towing, payload and connectivity.
“With the addition of the 7.3-liter V8, upgrades to our 6.7-liter and the debut of an all-new 10-speed transmission, we are delivering the strongest, most capable Super Duty powertrain offerings yet,” said Mike Pruitt, Ford Super Duty chief engineer.
Ford is making its all-new 10-speed TorqShift automatic transmission available across all three Super Duty engine offerings for the new 2020 model. This TorqShift features a wider gear ratio span than the 6-speed and is designed for the harshest towing conditions.
The heavy-duty transmission continues to offer class-exclusive live-drive power takeoff, which allows the operator to engage industrial equipment and accessories, such as snowplows, with the truck in motion. This electronically controlled transmission has selectable drive modes that include normal, tow/haul, eco, slippery, and deep sand and snow. The entire unit is so cleverly engineered that – even with four extra gears – it fits in the same space as the 6-speed and weighs only 3.5 pounds more.
For 2020, class-exclusive new Pro Trailer Backup Assist makes negotiating even the largest trailers into the tightest of spaces easier than ever before. With hands off the steering wheel, drivers use the Pro Trailer Backup Assist knob to easily steer the trailer via the reverse camera. The truck’s Trailer Reverse Guidance system shows trailer angle and direction, and provides steering suggestions to most efficiently direct a trailer backward. Both systems are built to accommodate all trailer styles, including fifth-wheel and gooseneck trailers.
Because today’s work is a 24/7 proposition, staying connected is essential. Every new 2020 Super Duty includes FordPass ConnectTM embedded 4G LTE modem with Wi-Fi access for up to 10 devices, keeping crews in communication no matter where the job might take them.
Super Duty’s LED headlamps have a new look with improved performance, while high series trucks feature continuous signature lighting. An improved front bumper and air dam optimize cooling and make using utility hooks easier. A freshened tailgate design, revised taillamps and new rear bumper convey bolder Built Ford Tough style.
Read the full article by visiting 2020SuperDuty.Ford.com.
The 2020 Ford Super Duty: Arriving at Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids This Fall
West Michigan truck fans – if the 2020 Ford Super Duty is the F-Series you’ve been dreaming of, stop by Borgman Ford today and chat with our friendly and courteous sales staff. While the release date for the new truck is still several months out, we’d be happy to go over some of the upcoming features and give you a call when pre-orders open up. Contact Us today to get started, or shop 2019 Ford Super Duty trucks here!
Borgman Ford has been providing Grand Rapids and West Michigan shoppers with high-quality Ford Vehicles since 1960. Our dealership has an established reputation in the community for providing excellent customer service and affordable prices, with none of the usual Smoke & Mirrors around your trade-in. Read more about our commitment to fair and honest dealings on our Red Coat Traditions page, or visit us for a test drive and experience it for yourself. We hope to see you soon!