The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is all new and boasts a lot of firsts. It is much more powerful and incredibly lighter than its predecessor and makes the Chevy Silverado seem very weak in comparison.
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The best four-wheeler to have this 2017 is voted by car website editors and reviewers, car enthusiasts, and car critics alike. The choice is definitely easy. However, some may disagree with the ultimate winner. With the advent of many four-wheelers coming out, one is an absolute standard in terms of overall performance.
Drum roll! The winner is 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor! It bested other latest four-wheeler available in the market to date. Several factors were considered in determining the overall winner and the Raptor has met most of it in flying colors according to Four Wheeler.
The winner as best four-wheeler to have this 2017 is a repeat winner of PTOTY as it won the Pick Up Truck Of The Year for 2011. The F-150 has definitely made a big comeback winning the coveted title once again for the year.
The test covered 1,000 miles and also included a different kind of terrain including trails, sand dunes, freeways, and instrumented track testing. the new Raptor excelled and aced the performance test. Its excellent and extremely powerful 450-horsepower 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin-turbocharged engine V-6 is responsible for the much-needed power.
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It also never fails to impress with its 51- pound-feet of torque which is mated with a 10-speed automatic transmission. When it comes to power, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is teeming with it. Adding to it is its BF Goodrich's All-Terrain KO2 tires, locking rear axle, Fox Racing front and rear shocks which contribute to near perfectly smooth driving experience.
As added by Car and Driver, it is easy to understand that 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is the best four-wheeler to have this 2017. The site even described the four-wheeler as awesome as ever, and for good reasons. The Fox dampers are 3.0 inches in diameter, a 0.5-inch increase from the previous Raptors. This definitely makes this four-wheeler up for any challenge going its way.
Another test also hammered the Ford F-150 Raptor over a 50-mile route of long stretches of washboard chatter bumps and it still emerged unscathed. No matter what kind of punishment or test, the Raptor completes it with ease. The best four-wheeler to have for 2017 is definitely here to stay and continue to conquer.