that this truck wont be able to pull. The SuperCrewzer comes standard with
three trailer hitches to help towers out - a 30,000 lb. Draw-Tite removable
ball gooseneck, a 22,000 lb. Reese fifth-wheel hitch and a 20,000 lb. Reese
receiver hitch. A tall 4.33 axle ratio helps get you moving without shredding
TX, September 27, 2000
By Michael Levine
you were a fifth wheel trailer, this is the towing rig you
would dream about to come and take you away.
introduces the all new 2001 Super Crewzer based on the F-650/750
platform. It's quite possibly the largest truck ever marketed
to recreational consumers.
shown as a concept truck at the 1999 SEMA exposition in Las
Vegas, and again at the North American International Auto
Show, the Super Crewzer was built to demonstrate the versatility
of the F-Series trucks in the F-650/750 stratum.
intent with the Super Crewzer is to address the needs of the
'serious towing hobbyist'. To that end it's powered by Ford's
most powerful diesel engine, the Caterpillar 3126B which pumps
out 300 horsepower and an astounding 860 lb-ft of torque.
to move a combined payload and trailering load of nearly 30,000
pounds, there aren't many object this side of the
Caterpillar® 3126B Diesel Engine
860 LB-ft torque
Allison MD 3066 electronically controlled 6-speed adaptive
shift, double overdrive automatic transmission
23,000 lbs. without payload
34,500 lbs. with payload
43,000 lbs. With trailer
8,000 lb. front axle
15,000 lb. Meritor rear axle Suspension:
Hendrickson™ HAS190 air ride rear suspension
130 gallons (dual 65 gallon fuel tanks)
On the exterior
of the SuperCrewzer is a 24-inch fiberglass air foil to help smooth laminar
airflow while towing and increase gas mileage. Though gas mileage and
range was not announced, two 65 gallon tanks help ensure few stops between
features include heated towing mirrors, custom trailer hookup lights,
electric trailer brake controllers and a diamond-plated load box that
has a full-width lockable storage box and side access for storing miscellaneous
cables, chains and other towing tools and accessories.
Crewzer's interior almost rivals the truck's towing abilities in the way
it caters to the driver and passengers.
captain's chairs up front are heated and decked in leather and the rear
bench seat can be replaced with an optional sofa! Forget staying at the
panel is trimmed in wood and the stereo system comes with a six disc in-dash
options include a rear, ceiling mounted LCD screen for watching television,
movies or playing Nintendo. A universal remote control lets you change
the channel or control the volume (batteries included). CB radio and television
antennas can also be mounted.
to sell under 1000 Super Crewzers across the country starting in the 4th
quarter of 2001 and at $89,995 a copy towing hobbyists may have to become
towing professionals to pay for one of these.
the Clydesdales Martha.