2017 Ford Raptor price, release date, interior
2017 Ford Raptor is an off-road truck that is set to take the world by storm. With uncompromising attitude and brute force, this vehicle is expected to lead the off-road trucking arena and create benchmarks for other brands to live up to. Ford will be looking forward to conquer the truck segment in the upcoming year by providing a perfect blend of raw power, excellent performance and fuel economy that is largely unmatched by any other vehicle of the same segment.
2017 Ford Raptor: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The upcoming 2017 Ford Raptor is primarily constructed using military grade aluminium, thus making it weigh lighter by almost 500 pounds. Apart from aluminium, high-strength steel has been employed to be used in the car’s overalls thus lending its ability to trek through the toughest terrains and carry an astonishing amount of load on its back. Some features from the original Raptor has made a comeback, however, there are also redesigned bits that make this vehicle stand out. There is an aggressive grille design; LED powered front and rear lamps, and an overall aerodynamic body. The ‘FORD’ emblem is placed in the grille and serves as the brand’s identifying mark.
We are yet to receive any concrete details about what we can expect in the interior of 2017 Ford Raptor, but few modifications are expected in both infotainment and safety aspects. To satisfy the current market demands, there might be leather upholstered seats, larger cabin space to store additional cargo and to allow comfortable seating experience. Technology upgrades should come in the form of Satellite navigation, cruise control, safety airbags and a decent quality audio system.
2017 Ford Raptor: Engine Specs
The real treat lies waiting under the hood of 2017 Ford Raptor. Ford has never been known to compromise when it comes to powering their vehicles with the best in class powertrain options to make it excel in the market.This powerhouse of a machine will come equipped with a 3.5 litre V6 EcoBoost engine that will deliver more horsepower than 410, which is produced by the current generation engine.Lighter weight of this vehicle will enable it to run on lesser fuel consumption as well as power through most of the difficult terrain types. This engine will be paired with a 10-speed automatic gearbox aiding further in fuel efficiency.
Driver assists technology and Terrain Management System will aid the drivers in driving through rough terrains with the minimum amount of effort. What does basically is that it allows switching between driving modes to suit terrain type. The 2017 Raptor will ride proudly on 17 inch superior grip wheels that will maximise stability and maneuvering.
2017 Ford Raptor: Release Date, Price, Competitors
2017 Ford Raptor will compete with cars from other giants in the business like Dodge Ram power and Toyota Tundra. To put the 2017 Ford Raptor ahead of its competition, Ford will likely put a competitive price tag starting at $ 40 000 and extending up to $ 46 000 for the premium model. Expect this car to become available for sale by the end of 2016.