The people who attend the Detroit Auto Show in 2015 will witness the arrival of the 2016 Ford F-150 Raptor. This second generation Raptor truck will be available to be on sale in the shortcomings. Ford has been carrying out test drives for the new model but it was very well disguised. Predicting what’s new under the guise would be hard. Fortunately, Ford has provided use with some information about the new Raptor. Compared to its predecessor, there will be less weight in the New Ford Raptor 2016 but the truck will still have great engine and suspension performance. Ford has refreshed the exterior design of the new Raptor with more aggressive and sleek look.
Powertrain And Optional
There will be a powerful engine under the hood of the new Ford F-150 Raptor. The current F-150 Raptor carries a 6.2-liter V8 engine unit that is capable to produce 411 hp. There is still no official information about the engine that will be used in the 2016 Ford F-150 Raptor. But, a rumor said that a 5.0-liter V8 engine is believed to give power for the new Ford F-15 Raptor. The engine provides better fuel economy and use lighter material to reduced weight. However, the most likely engine will used in New Ford Raptor 2016 is probably the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 unit. This strong engine would considerably increase the performance of the truck with 450 hp of power. This smaller engine unit offer more power due to the more advance technology and the lighter material for both the engine block and the body frame.
Framework And Features
The same platform used in its predecessor Ford F-150 will be carried out for the New Ford Raptor 2016. However, there will be the use of high quality lighter aluminum to reduce weight. The structure vehicles will retain the steel material for keeping the strength. But, this does not mean that the truck will lose its performance and the muscle than before. The updated in certain segments and engine unit will make this truck better than its forerunner. There will be difference of the exterior look with the older model due to the update of exterior design. But the details are still unknown since the leak photos show how the prototype is heavily camouflaged.
Price and Release Date
The New Ford Raptor 2016 debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and will be into the production line in early 2015. You can expect the truck to be available for sale at fall 2015. Ford has not announced the price, but it is more likely will have the same starting price with the first generation model at about $ 46,000.