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Ford Unveils Gas-Fueled Pickup That’s Funding Its EV Future

  • Redesigned Super Duty truck powered by brawny new V8 engines
  • Automaker not planning to electrify the biggest rig it offers
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Ford Unveils Redesigned F-Series Super Duty Truck
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Ford Motor Co.’s redesigned F-Series Super Duty pickup may lack the sex appeal of the Mustang introduced earlier this month, but this hulking warhorse is critical to funding the automaker’s electric future.

The new Super Duty introduced Tuesday is the antithesis of an electric vehicle. According to Ford, it received a thorough overhaul that includes a new 6.8-liter V8 gasoline engine and a new 6.7-liter diesel engine to go along with a massive 7.3-liter gas engine the media have dubbed Godzilla. In its largest configuration, the truck stands over 6 and 1/2 feet tall and stretches more than 22 feet.