2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is the Ford’s new beast that comes with a Twin turbo V6 and an Aluminum Body. Introduced in 2010, this second-generation F-150 Raptor offers wider fenders, huge off-road suspension, brawny 35-inch tires, and can be bought in reasonably price tag. Though there is economic recession and high priced fuel, shoppers remain lining to buy the Raptor with $50,000. Everyone would fall in love with its ability to go through tough terrain at 100 mph, strong power, and aggressive look.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Eco Powertrain
Just like many other Ford’s new model, Ford replace the previous 6.2-liter V-8 that boost 411 hp with a new 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged direct injected V-6 engine. This unit is similar to the regular F-150’s larger two EcoBoost V6s that features revised internals, a new aluminum block, updated heads, and tuned fuel-delivery parts. This combination delivers up to 500 hp and better torque than the old 434 lb-ft V8. Fuel economy is estimated to be better thanks to the turbocharged engine though Raptor is known for its terrible fuel economy. 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor comes standard with four-wheel drive and a terrain-response function that increases the ability of the truck to pass different surfaces including rocks, snow, and lots more. The 10-speed automatic transmission is new connected to the transfer case.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Exterior
The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will ride on the new frame based on the 2015 F-150 that is considerably updated so it can handle challenging off road terrain such as huge rocks and snow. There are two cab configurations and wheelbases available, an extended-cab SuperCab with 133-inch-wheelbase, and a four-door SuperCrew with 145-inch wheelbase. The high-performance 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor truck gets its curb weight reduced for around 500 pounds due to the use of aluminum bodywork similar to that of the F-150 and the change of front fenders and composite hood.