At the auto show in Detroit 2015 debuted “charged” SUV Ford F-150 Raptor (2016) in the new body, which now has lost consoles SVT (Special Vehicle Team) in the title. Pick-up is based on a standard Ford F-150 11 generation, which appeared a year ago. Unlike its predecessor, the outside of the new Ford F-150 Raptor got more aggressive grille, other head optics and taillights, retouch bumpers and air intakes in the front wings of another form.
Also, now the inscription “FORD” in large letters emblazoned not only on the grill, but also on the back side. And over the rear wings brought the name “Raptor”. By the way, extended wheel arches made pickup truck Ford F-150 Raptor 152 mm wider than usual. And the new Ford Raptor 2016 lost retired the side exhaust pipes – one of the previous generation of chips machines. Now make the standard exhaust – two round pipe separated the sides and “look out” from under the rear bumper.
Interior Ford F-150 Raptor (2017) almost entirely repeats itself in the base version of the model. Give his sport seats, redesigned instrument panel, steering wheel with suede inserts and carbon fiber inserts in the decoration. At the same time the previous Raptor interior on the background of the new looks much obsolete.
Specifications. Under the hood, the Ford F-150 Raptor (2016) placed the new 3.5-liter gasoline turbo EcoBoost V6, paired with a matching 10-speed automatic transmission with manual mode paddle shifters.
The return of the engine is 450 hp, so that it exceeds the capacity of the previous 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V8, issuing 411 power and 590 Nm of torque. And, of course, the new 2016 Ford Raptor obtained quickly (as it is not specified), since due to its aluminum body mass was able to reduce time to 227 kg. The car put on 17-inch wheels, “shod” in the off-road tires BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO2 new generation.
According to the manufacturer, moves the front and rear suspension on the new Ford F-150 Raptor increased by 63 mm (to 284) in the front and 76 mm (up to 305) – behind. Plus, the driver can choose from six modes of control electronics: Normal, Street, Weather, Mud, Baja and Rock.
Packaging and prices. Waiting for the new Ford F150 Raptor for a long time – its sales in the United States will begin in the autumn of 2016, and prices will be announced closer to that date.