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F-550 Super Crewzer: Ultimate Luxury Hauler

11 January 2000

F-550 Super Crewzer: Ultimate Luxury Hauler
    DETROIT, Jan. 11 -- The ultimate luxury hauler, F-550 Super
Crewzer II, made its debut at the 1999 Specialty Equipment Marketing
Association (SEMA) Show and continues to turn heads at the 2000 North American
International Auto Show.
    The Super Crewzer II show truck, based on the Super Duty F-550 crew cab
production model, demonstrates there is no limit to luxury and comfort in a
Class 5 truck when it comes to on-highway driving and heavy-duty hauling.
While these trucks are primarily commercial-use vehicles, customers who haul
race cars, multi-horse trailers, RV trailers and large boats look for the
personal use refinements and applications shown by the Super Crewzer II.
    On the inside, Super Crewzer II features plush leather seating and an
entertainment system with a flip-down video screen for rear seat passenger
    The exterior is enhanced with a Bright Blue paint, an integrated sun visor
and rear cab fairing, and a chrome steel tube grille.
    The Super Crewzer II features a complete bed with integrated, lighted
running boards and fender flares.  The bed also features side markers and rear
clearance lights, with aluminum trimmed bed rails.  The bed interior is lined
with diamond-plate and features a matching color-keyed tool box.
    A fifth-wheel hitch finishes off the bed, and a Class 4 hitch is
integrated in the rear bumper for conventional towing.  Power is provided by a
7.3-liter turbodiesel engine backed with a four-speed automatic transmission.
    The Super Duty F-450/550 line offers customers 10,000 pounds of towing
capacity with a conventional hitch and between 18,400 and 18,800 pounds with a
fifth wheel.  Gross Combined Weight Ratings (GCWR) on all the chassis cabs is
26,000 pounds.