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Ford claims best in class torque with 2017 F-150

The new second-generation 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine and 10-speed automatic transmission, will provide 50 lb/ft more peak torque.

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Ford claims it will be delivering segment-leading torque for 2017 F-150 customers with the all-new 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine and 10-speed automatic transmission.

The new second-generation 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine will provide 50 lb/ft more peak torque compared with the first-generation 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine.

That will result in a segment-best 470 lb/ft, beating all diesel- and gasoline-powered competitors, including V8 engines with nearly twice the displacement of the EcoBoost V6.

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The 3.5-litre EcoBoost in the 2017 F-150 is paired exclusively with the first volume-production 10-speed automatic transmission available to consumers from any automaker.

The more capable powertrain combination will deliver improved acceleration and performance compared with previous six-speed automatic transmissions.

The new engine provides better low-end and peak engine performance, ideal for hauling heavy payloads and towing heavy trailers.

The new 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine builds on the success of the 2.7-litre EcoBoost engine and first-generation 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine available for the 2016 F-150.

The 2.7-litre and first-generation 3.5-litre EcoBoost engines account for approximately 60 per cent of F-150 sales.

The Ford F-150 remains the first and only truck in its segment to offer a twin-turbo gasoline engine.

The 2017 Ford F-150 goes on sale this fall.

Ford claims best in class torque with 2017 F-150

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