The good news is that this new Ford will be lighter than its predecessor, while the exterior will be refreshed with more powerful and aggressive look. This new pick up truck is perfect for transporting heavy load and for difficult terrain. If the needs of the buyer is to have a powerful and strong car this is an ideal choice. This is actually a very popular car and the company wants to dominate the market.
There is no doubt, this pick up truck is emiting its power with its big size. Just like every other model, this one is also a five-seat truck. The strength of this ’’macho“ vehicle comes from its steel ladder-frame chassis. This model will be built on platform as the company’s model Ford F-150. This time, this model will be lighter thanks to high quality light materials such as aluminum. Some parts of the car such as the ram, will keep a steel structure. Some sceptics think that it will have impact on its performance and the strength. The company claims that there is no place for such a fear because this model will have all the features of its predecessor, while some segments will be upgraded.
2016 Ford Raptor Interior
Interior wise, it seems that inside of this pick up truck there won’t be much changes. The seats will be covered with leather and suede inserts. There is no doubt inside of this vehicle won’t have lack of space, but it’s assumed that the company will maybe offer extended cabin and crew cabin configurations.
2016 Ford Raptor Specs
Under the hood, as always, will be a very powerful engine. There will be 6,2 – liter V – 8 engine that cracks out 411 hp. There is speculation that this pick up truck could have in offer a 5,0 – liter V – 8 engine. With reduced weight and with this engine, the company can provide better fuel economy. Also, there are rumors that this model could have in offer a 3,5 – liter EcoBoost V – 6 engine. With this engine Ford can significantly improve the performance of its model. What will be under the hood we will see, but the fact is that todays buyers want a powerful truck with great performance.
2016 Ford Raptor price and release date
The 2016 Ford Raptor should be ready for sale in the fall of 2016. The price will be in range of $43,000 – $50,000 which is quite affordable for such a strong car like this. The main competitors will be: GMC Sierra 1500, Dodge Ram 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500.