2016 Ford Raptor Release Date, Price And Spec

The 2016 Ford Raptor release date have long been awaited by the media and truck enthusiasts. Launched five years ago, the truck was proved to have high sale number and become great Baja champion truck. Know more about this truck by keep reading this article.

Exterior
The new Raptor would be ranked above its rival when it comes to the exterior appearance. Though it is reported to have the same design as the 2015 F-150 truck, there will be an increased stability thanks to the wider body by about 6”. For supreme performance and move toward angles, Ford raises the front and back bumpers. The latest technology also comes into the headlights sector with the LED lighting technology. Even the darkest desert track can be lightened by this light which is able to reach further than the halogen bulbs. The 2016 Ford Raptor release date will proof how well Ford will make the design more aggressive or docile.

Powertrain
When it comes to off-road power and performance, the previous truck model get a heavy muscle title thanks to its 5.4L V8 engine unit. The new F-150 will be expected to come with upgraded interior design, upgraded body plan and aluminum framework, muscular high-strength steel frame, and Ford EcoBoost technology. It is reported that the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine will replace the old 6.2L V8 strong engine. This could means there will be decrease power of the new SVT Raptor, but Ford claimed that the truck can generate around 411 hp and 434 lb-ft. with the new EcoBoost unit. For additional performance, a new Terrain management system will control its 10-speed auto transmission system. We will see this after the 2016 Ford Raptor release date.

With the forthcoming 2016 Ford Raptor release date, Ford will cut down the total weight of the new truck around 500 pounds with the using of lightweight aluminum for the V6 unit and framework. While the standard F-150 reduces 700 pounds of the weight, it has more durable frame with this reduction of the 200 pounds difference though the 2015 F-150 was just newly upgraded.

Interior
The new Raptor interior features new and advanced entertainment and information system. There is the upgraded overhead console with functional buttons for the moonroof and six up-fitter controls, advanced seats with suede and leather upholstery, shift paddle with F1-style, steering wheel in suede and leather wrapping, and cabin with carbon fiber accents trimming. The fall of next year will be the production date for the truck and the 2016 Ford Raptor release date will be soon after.

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