Return of the Ford Truck
Ford has returned with a new installment in its popular F-series. This new installation in the series is known as the Ford F-350 King Ranch, and it has been designed as the official 2017 model for the series. Ford keeps on tipping the scale of innovation and creativity, and has not spared any of those in the creation of this masterpiece. It is an improvement on the previous F-250 offering superior engine performance, top notch body work and a high tech control system which is certain to please any Ford critic out there. We at TowTruckNearMe.co love Ford’s F series and have seen personally how well they do on the road and in tough weather conditions.
This new addition to the series is much more than just a pickup truck, while it has the strength of it, it also embodies the finesse of a classic luxury car.
The 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch was unveiled by Ford during the 2015 Texas state fair on the 24th of September 2016. The 2017 F-350 King Ranch truck is an upgrade of the 2016 F-350 with several changes which include a possible 700 lbs. in weight savings, heavier-duty frame and drive-line mechanisms, a frame made with about 85% high strength steel and the body is made almost entirely of aluminum. The front 2-bar grille has been expanded with the headlights being integrated into its design. The 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch is made with a chassis cab with the frame being boxed up to the rear and sporting a rear facing C-channel design.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Comfort and finesse are the keywords to use while describing the interior of the 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch. The
chairs are made with high quality leather for comfortable seating, and smoother rides. It also houses new age technology to make your journeys smooth and the driving completely incident free. It has all the necessary technology to assist you while driving, and to create conditions that will provide a comfortable environment. So, even if you are riding in a heat wave, or on rocky roads be sure that you won’t be affected much while riding in the 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch.
The interior of the 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch features a total of 5 seats with an 8-way power driver and passenger seats, bucket front seats, height adjustable driver and passenger seats, multi-level heating driver and passenger seats, power adjustable lumbar support for both driver and passenger seats, and it is made from premium leather. The rear seats feature a folding center armrest and split-folding rear seat back. It also has a trip computer with an external temperature display. It also includes:
- Heated mirrors
- Hands-free entry
- 2 one-touch power windows
- Adjustable pedals
- Cruise control
- Power steering
- Front and rear cup holders
- Overhead console with storage
- Rear parking sensors
- Rear view camera
- Audio and control controls on steering wheel
The external features of the 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch includes:
- Privacy glass
- Rear defogger
- Power horizontal
- Step running boards
- Null spare wheel
- Trailer hitch
- Trailer wiring
- Cargo tie downs
- Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
- Partial wheel covers
- Polished alloy wheels
- 17 in. wheels
The body work on the 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch does not vary much from the other trucks in the F-series but it houses new additions to its body for a sturdier build and safer driving conditions. It also comes in 11 ranges of colors including from blue jeans metallic, oxford white, shadow black, white gold metallic and caribou metallic.
ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE
The 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch houses a V8 cylinder gas engine with 6.2 Liter capacity which is compressed Natural Gas and Propane capable; and a 6.7 Liter 4 Valve Power Stroke Diesel V8 (B20) Engine . It is paired with a TorqShift 6 speed shiftable automatic featuring a rear wheel drive and fortified drive shafts, axles, brakes and a 4 Wheel Drive transfer case. The gasoline V8 generates its maximum torque at 700 RPM. The 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch consists of two cooling systems:
- A high temperature system which operates at 194 degrees that cools the engine
- A low temperature system which operates as a coolant for:
- The fuel cooler
- EGR System
- Transmission fluid
- Air-to-water inter-cooler
All of the above should almost guarantee you won’t have to call us for towing unless you just want to show off.
Ford F-360 PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
The price of the 2017 Ford F-350 King Ranch has a base price of $53,190 with an average price of $51,035 being paid. The price of the truck could vary based on your location or the exchange rate with which you’d like to purchase the car with. Don’t forget to check if your dealer throws in roadside assistance as well when purchasing the truck. We believe this is a service that is invaluable but rarely thought about.