OK, this is the debut everybody was waiting for. One of the hottest pickup in History 2017 Ford F150 Raptor debuted on 2015 North American International Auto Show. This high performance vehicle was introduced in 2010, and since today it didn’t have even one true rival. New model of this Ford pickup truck comes with even better performance, tuned suspension and bunch of the latest off-road technology. It also comes with the new engine, and few touches on in and outside. New 2017 Ford Raptor kept the recognizable shape and grille from the first generation models.
2017 Ford Raptor F150 redesign
The new 2017 Ford F150 Raptor comes with the full LED lighting both in front and in the back. It also has a unique fenders that provide more bulk and more rugged and masculine look than any other pickup truck on the market. Front fascia came with a few changes, but the most important design feature was kept intact, of course we are talking about the new model’s signature grille. Another new feature is an imposing tailgate. This powerful Frod truck is rolling on fat 35 inch tires. When it comes to chassis new Ford F150 Raptor 2017 shares the new generation aluminum construction that came with the latest F150, with the more supportive steel frame that will allow this truck to jump and crawl on some of the most off the beaten path terrains.
Information about 2017 Ford F150 Raptor interior are not out yet, but since pickup trucks became the new pet sedans when it comes to interior styling and features we can expect some top of the line materials and gadgets.When it comes to truck beds, two cab configurations will be available, each coming with a different wheelbase, 133 inches SuperCab and 145 inches SuperCrew.
2017 Ford Raptor specs
Now we come to the most important segment of this vehicle’s review. Performance is what this truck is made for, that and an ability to climb rocks. The 2017 Ford Raptor F150 has a new engine under its hood, the old 6,2-liter V8 that was able to produce 411 horsepower is replaced with 3,5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 beast that comes with direct injection and it will come with the output rated between 450 and 500 horsepower, exact figures haven’t been out yet. Torque will also drastically increase from the current 435 pound feet, as well as fuel efficiency because of the new turbocharged engine, but Raptor owners never cared much about that. This pickup truck will come with standard four wheel drive and numerous off road features.
2017 Ford F150 Raptor release date and price
We expect 2017 Ford F150 Raptor to arrive in the showrooms in 2016. It will be priced almost twice than regular Ford F150. Although price of the upcoming 2017 Ford Raptor haven’t been announced yet and it is going to be around $50,000.