Why did Ford Choose Wyoming for Super Duty photographs?
Wyoming is the second least populated state (after Alaska). Fewer people, less chance of being seen with a brand new truck design? On top of that, Wyoming offers some beautiful mountain scenery.
Ford says, Wyoming a natural fit for photographing the new 2020 Super Duty
Samantha Vanhoef from Ford says, ” It was important to our team to show the new 2020 F-Series Super Duty doing the real work that Super Duty customers do. Whether it’s towing a massive horse trailer or working on the ranch, our customers need a durable, reliable and powerful truck to get the job done. Wyoming was a natural fit for photographing the new 2020 F-Series Super Duty – between the incredible scenery and the ability to show the truck performing day-in and day-out in the harshest of conditions, Super Duty was right at home during the shoot.”
We also ask Ford, what goes into selecting photography locations?
“Our F-Series Super Duty trucks are as different as the customers who buy them. W
What’s new on the 2020 Ford Super Duty?
New 7.3-liter V8 gas engine
An all-new 7.3-liter V8 gas engine joins the 6.2-liter V8 in the
Ford says, “It uses an all-new cam-in-block, overhead valve architecture with cast iron block and forged steel crankshaft for maximum durability. Port injection with vvt optimizes the intake and exhaust to match performance with workloads. Oil jets cool the pistons under heavy loads.”
Ford also says, it is expected to be the most powerful V8 in it’s class.
Upgraded 6.7-liter Power Stroke
The 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel also gets the 10-speed heavy-duty TorqShift automatic transmission.
The third generation diesel will get
Selectable drive modes
Pro Trailer Back Up Assist
What they have published, is a reminder of the high tech Pro Trailer Back Up Assist system which is exclusive to Ford. Available for use with Gooseneck and 5th-wheel trailers.
A system designed to make backing up trailer super easy, lets the driver use a Pro Trailer Backup Assist knob to guide the trailer with input on the steering wheel.
Trailer Reverse Guidance will provide steering suggestions based on trailer direction and angle.
Ford Pass Connect
Allows connection for up to 10 devices, as well as being Wi-Fi ready. Wireless charging and USB-C ports also enhance connectivity options.
Standard safety features on XLT trim level and above include;
- Lane Keep Alert,
- Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking,
- Blind Spot Monitoring (including with trailers).
Optimized for cooling and lighting, the front end is new, with a new front bumper and air dams. Dually’s have a different grille (optimized for cooling).
LED headlamps and the tail lamps are new along with tailgates having bolder Ford Tough styling.
Limited trim levels (top of the range) will get a completely new look with color changes to Ebony (black) and Highland Tan. Genuine Leather, wood, and aluminum accents enhance luxury as well as decorative stitching and embroidery.
2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty’s will be available at Ford dealerships this fall.
Lauren has been working in the automotive industry both in the U.K and in the U.S. for over 10 years. She has driven hundreds of vehicles, not only new cars but beaters without heaters, fast cars on fire, slow cars in snow, off-road trucks in the mucks, and old pickups with pups. She’s driven heaps of Jeeps, miles in muscle and once took her gran in a car from Japan.