Saturday, August 27, 2016

Consumers Can Test Drive All-New 2017 Ford Super Duty at Tour Stops in Cities Across the United States

  •     Drive the Future of Tough tour offers an early opportunity to test drive the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty ever
  •     29-city tour continues through Nov. 13, with each site offering vehicle drives, interactive displays and towing demonstrations; product experts are on hand to answer questions on all-new Super Duty’s 17 class-exclusive smart new features
  •     Consumers can enter for a chance to win an all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty
DEARBORN, Mich., – Ford, America’s truck leader, is offering consumers across the United States an opportunity to test drive the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty ever.

Drive the Future of Tough, a 29-city cross-country tour that kicked off earlier this year, continues through Nov. 13. Consumers can schedule test drives at SuperDutyDrive.com, though walk-up participation also is encouraged.

The test route allows truck consumers to experience the all-new Super Duty’s best-in-class capability and its 17 class-exclusive smart new features, including adaptive steering, adaptive cruise control and Trailer Reverse Guidance. Product experts are along for the ride to explain the innovations and answer questions.

“The new Super Duty takes the heavy-duty truck segment to the next level,” says Doug Scott, Ford truck group marketing manager. “Truck customers can learn how it provides best-in-class towing and hauling, and they’ll get to experience Super Duty’s class-exclusive features from the best place possible – the driver’s seat.”

Participants can enter a sweepstakes to win an all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty. Details are available at tour locations.

The tour includes a variety of well-equipped F-250, F-350 and F-450 models in Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum trim levels. The trucks feature a mix of the 6.2-liter V8 gasoline engine and 6.7-liter Power Stroke® turbo diesel. F-250 models are equipped with the all-new TorqShift-G transmission.

The tour features interactive displays to help consumers understand how the all-new Super Duty is Built Ford Tough, starting with its high-strength steel frame construction and high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body and box panels.

Upcoming tour stops include:

    Aug. 16-20, Billings, Montana
    Aug. 19-21, San Antonio
    Aug. 20-28, Louisville, Kentucky
    Aug. 25-27, Dallas
    Sept. 2-5, Henderson, North Carolina
    Sept. 9-18, Puyallup, Washington
    Sept. 9-25, Reno, Nevada
    Sept. 13-15, Grand Island, Nebraska
    Sept. 15-18, Nashville, Tennessee
    Sept. 20-22, London, Ohio
    Sept. 21-Oct. 9, Anaheim, California
    Sept. 24-Oct. 1, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
    Sept. 30-Oct. 11, Dallas
    Oct. 6-8, Concord, North Carolina
    Oct. 13-16, Ormond Beach, Florida
    Oct. 18-20, Moultrie, Georgia
    Nov. 1-5, Las Vegas
    Nov. 8-13, Avondale, Arizona

Media will be invited to participate in select cities.

About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company based in Dearborn, Michigan. With about 203,000 employees and 67 plants worldwide, the company’s core business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. At the same time, Ford aggressively is pursuing emerging opportunities through Ford Smart Mobility, the company’s plan to be a leader in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience, and data and analytics. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company.  For more information regarding Ford, its products worldwide or Ford Motor Credit Company, visit www.corporate.ford.com.

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