The car model is manufactured by Ford company and it made its first appearance in the North American auto show in 2015.
It was introduced in 2010 and up to today, there is no major rival to it. The new model pickup comes with exciting features.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor exterior design has improved features to improve its aesthetic appeal to customers. It has a grille, the back and front have full LED lighting, fat tires of 35 inches.
In addition, it has unique fenders which give it a strong and masculine look. These fenders are bulkier and rugged in comparison to the other models in the market of pickup trucks.
Its chassis shares the modern aluminum construction with a steel frame to enable the new model to penetrate rugged paths which other cars are not able to use.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Interior
It is highly expected that the 2017 model will be superbly styled to satisfy the buyers. The materials and gadgets used to style its interior view will be top class. The interior specs will include among others the following:
Two cab configurations in the truck beds.The cabs will have varying wheelbase, 145 inches super crew and 133 inches super cab.
The 2017 Ford Raptor F-150 has a completely new engine compared to the old one of 6,2 liter V8 that was producing 411 hp. The new make of the engine will be 3,5 liter V6 twin-turbocharged model engine. with a 450 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. Fuel Economy will be 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway. The new F-150 Raptor accelerates 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 100 mph.
This four wheel drive pickup truck will have 10-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. Although most of its exact figures are not yet out in the public domain the above are tentatively expected figures.
Price and release date
Expectations are that the pickup truck will be available in showrooms in 2016. Its price is expected to double that of the current Ford F-150. Speculation is that the price of the model will be to the tune of $50.000- $53.000 for the base model. Models with full equipment will cost a bit more.
The performance levels of the model will be high compared to the preceding brands. This will enable it manoeuvre crude path terrains like climbing rocks. Its shape and grille will be the same as those of the first generation models.
From the above review its clear that the new 2017 Ford F-150 will be a great improvement to the previous models. It will have excellent off the road technology installed in it, higher and better performance and tuned suspension.
Its engine is completely new and the exterior and interior have been redesigned to cater for the many tastes and preferences of the customers.