The all new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is a charismatic off-road truck, it is fortified with long travel suspension. Back in 2010, when they spiked up F-150 Raptor into the market, they set a high bar for its performance.
Raptor was typically designed for desert travel, with its tuned up performance advancing the off-road technology. As for the 2015 Raptor, they re-engineered it to ensure it is much tougher, more capable and way smarter than ever. The Next generation 2017 Ford F-150’s first look will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Interior
It is believed that the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is going to spawn with two cab configuration, each of them will have wheel base of its own. 133 inches of Super Cab and Super Crew of 145 inches are also being considered additionally. Ford adheres, the truck would comprise of a 360 degree camera, seemingly they did quite a bit to the interior.
More added features include leather seats, updated console with controls, steering wheel wrapped with leather and suede, shifters (F1 style).
In comparison to its predecessor, it has a huge display providing extensive information, guidelines and statistics.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Exterior
This truck comes with ambulance LED lights both on the head and tail of the Raptor. The fenders pander more of a tough look to the vehicle. the 2017 model prevails with its signature grille with thirty-five inch tires. The body of the vehicle is made up of quality aluminum, and the withstanding steel frame lets you have your own way on some of rough terrains.
2017 F-150 Raptor will be six inches wider than its predecessor. This version of Raptor is said to utilize high grade aluminum; slashing down more than 510 pounds of weight.
Under the hood, no longer are they going with V-8, so that would definitely cut down some weight there. The 2017 F-150 is available in EcoBoost with 3.5 liter V6 twin-turbocharged with fuel injection directly.
Ford claims the high powered EcoBoost engines in this truck is also used in sports cars of their kind. It is also said to generate 450 Horsepower and 440 torque HP of energy with 10 speed automatic.
Its aluminum block definitely upgrades its fuel system. The new transmission is definitely going to have a major impact on the fuel economy.
This truck also delivers a top speed of about 140 mph, and the first initial 0-60 mph speed in just 5.5 seconds. Fuel Economy will be 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on highway.
Price and Release date
The price of this truck is estimated to be about $51,000 on its initial release which is quite affordable. The official release has yet to be stated, but several assumptions are being made that 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is going to roll its tires to the showroom come at fall of the year 2016.