2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Incredibly Insane For Having More Powerful Engine!

Jun 12, 2017 01:00 AM EDT | Paul Urban


The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is considered one of the most extreme off-roaders and it is easy to understand why. The Raptor's engine is even made more powerful, giving thrust and power necessary to perform its myriad of hardcore tasks.

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has a more powerful engine and its new 10-speed transmission. For the first time, it is also offered in SuperCrew body, which provides more room than ever before. The list of awesome things about the Raptor seems never-ending.

Its fuel economy is significantly better, all thanks to its lighter aluminum body. Vehicles particularly this size and strength need to be as lightweight as possible. As it comes with such body, there's no doubt that there the Raptor has improved in performance and fuel efficiency.

The new engine produces more power as compared to the V-8 (which is considerably heavier). It is capable of producing 450-horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. The Raptor is also a serious hauling monster. It has a towing capacity of up to 8,000 pounds.

The F-150 Raptor is able to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 5.1-seconds. Considering its size, this is one stellar and impressive acceleration. This is also attributed to its lightweight body predominantly made of aluminum.

There SuperCab and SuperCrew models are offered. It does come with Fox Racing dampers, which enables the Raptor to handle and tackle all sorts of terrain it encounters. It has been tested in several off-roading sites and it has performed its most optimum.

The 2017 Ford Raptor SuperCrew is a truck that reigns supreme in size. It has a wheelbase of 12 feet and overall length of over 19 feet. This is the ultimate size for the rugged desert of Nevada and New Mexico but not intended for the tiny little streets of San Francisco.

It is obvious who the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is for. Those who are into serious off-roading may be all drawn into the capacity of the Raptor. For one, it may even give the Wranglers a run for its money.

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