The new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is an extremely heavy off-road truck. It is constructed for unusual circumstances, and has every ability to meet a long and hard rides and journey. The F-150 concept is now just an updated version, because the previous model has already a very high performance and great specifics as well. Now, it is just more tougher and stronger. The first appearance is planned for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Exterior and Interior
The new F-150 Raptor will contain a few changes and modifications. The headlights and taillight will got a new refreshed design, and will equipped with LED light and Led bulbs as well. The trucks heavy and massive body is maked from aluminum. But when we are saying massive, it just because of the visually look. Actually, using the new kind of quality materials, make it possible to loose at least 500 pound of weight, what is have to admit pretty awesome. By some sources, it is going to be six inches wider than the previous model. The steel frame of the body, ensures to beat every rough natural circumstances.
By some sourses the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will have two types of cabin, and every one of them will have it’s wheel base. It will be equipped also with a 360 degree camera. Beside this a lot of advantages will appear, it will have leather seats, updated console, steering wheel will be covered with fine leather as well. It will be spacious, and will ensure comfortable during the ride. There will be also some upgraded functions as the new gearbox, the MyFord infotainment system, automatic air condition, satellite navigation system etc.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Engine and Performance
So the new Ford F-150 will be available in EcoBoost version, and will have a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged engine linked with a fuel injection directly. It will be capable to produce 450 hp and 440 pound-feet of torque. The transmission will appear as a 10 speed automatic. Fuel economy is expected, in the city it will be 15 mpg, and on the highway 21 mpg. For just in 5.5 second it is capable to achieve 0-60 mph speed. That is quite impressive, regarding to the fact that we are talking about one heavy monster.
Release Date and Price
The new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is expected to appear, probably on the summer time in the 2016 year. For the price there are some predictions already, and they saying it would be around $51,000, what is not so terrible at all.