The 2017 Ford Raptor – In the Natural Habitat
Time is coming closer, for Ford Performance to unleash the most badass beast out in-the-wild, the all-new 2017 Ford Raptor. It is the only factory produced action ready pickup that has actually no rivals and so far remains as the undisputed reigning champ.
we’ve already seen the bar raised by the Ford Raptor based on F-150 series pickup. This time around the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will be the the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 Raptor ever. But nothing compares to seeing F-150 Raptor do what it does best. Although no final word yet on the horsepower and torque numbers but Ford Performance is betting on the much higher numbers this time.
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Shot on the same Mojave Desert terrain where F-150 Raptor was designed and tested to excel, the Ford video is a six-part monthly series that shows why F-150 Raptor is the ultimate high-performance off-road pickup truck.
Video series highlights:
- Video 1: F-150 Raptor’s jaw-dropping off-road agility and capability
- Video 2: All-new BF Goodrich KO2 Tires
- Video 3: Six preset driving modes that optimize F-150 Raptor’s performance for virtually every terrain
- Video 4: Long-travel suspension that is the crown jewel of F-150 Raptor
- Video 5: How great design enhances F-150 Raptor’s capability
- Video 6: Ultimate off-road capability
Forged from high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy that helps the truckshed more than 500 pounds, F-150 Raptor is inspired by Ford’s performance heritage in off-road racing that includes Best in the Desert, Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series and the famous Baja 1000.
Redesigned, larger FOX Racing Shox with more suspension travel and all-new terrain management technology help F-150 Raptor tackle the toughest of surfaces. An available Torsen front differential increases off-road capability further.
The all-new 2017 Raptor is powered by Ford’s new, second-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, with more horsepower and torque than previous Raptor’s 411-horsepower, 434-lb.-ft. 6.2-liter V8, plus an all-new 10-speed transmission.
The all-new Raptor will be built at Dearborn Truck Plant, and goes on sale fall 2016