The 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty “Godzilla” 7.3L V8 Debuts. Ford is introducing an all-new V8 engine in its new look 2020 F-Series Super Duty pickups.
The layout of the 7.3-liter will be familiar to Ford fans, but this one features a cam-in-block pushrod design that creates a more compact package than the last edition that’s still less complicated than an overhead cam layout would be.
Known by its nickname Godzilla, Ford expects it will be the strongest gasoline engine in the class, but won’t be announcing its specifications until the truck’s on sale date this fall. The trucks will also be available with a carry-over 6.2-liter V8 and an updated, more powerful version of the Super Duty’s 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel.
The two massive motors are paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, while new bumper and grille designs help them breathe better. Twin models feature big twin-nostril openings on the grille that give them a unique style helping them deliver the highest tow rating of any F-Series Super Duty to date.
Exactly how tall is also yet to be revealed, but Ford isn’t claiming class honors just yet. The new Ram Heavy Duty currently tops the towing crown with a 35,100-pound rating, thanks to its 6.7-liter straight-6 diesel engine’s record-setting 1,000 lb-ft of torque.Categories: Auto News, Blog