2016 Ford Raptor: Lighter and More Powerful Pickup

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2016 Ford Raptor Price is still competitive compared with the rivals like Toyota Tundra TRD Pro and Ram Power Wagon. What may surprise us is the off-road performance. There are many improvements inside and outside including for the powers that makes the off-road performance more impressive. In this new model, we can see the upgraded frame, tires and suspension. This helps Raptor in managing the high speed in the desert runs as well as in the high-flying jumps. Raptor is predicted with no complain.

You will love this new Raptor because of the lighter and more powerful V6 engine. There is also impressive 10 speed transmission equipped by this new model. It has TMS or Terrain Management System. The look is manlier. Many fans are eager to see the first look of this new Raptor. The new engine and transmission are perfected with the excellent transfer case. The bold new styling looks really aggressive and more muscular. FOX suspension is also upgraded.

You can see many upgrades inside. The interior design is more spacious. It has unique seats designs with leather and also suede inserts. Updated features are added such moonroof that is more styling, paddle shifters in F1 style, new accents of cabin and many more. Outside, you will see more muscular look. It is like Raptor as reached the next level. This pickup is wider than before. It is about 6 inches and is able to increase the stability. Look at the bumper for both front and rear, LED headlights and many more.

New Raptor will be equipped with 3.5 liter EcoBoost. This engine can produce 450 HP and 434 lb ft of torque. This engine is much better than the outgoing version with 6.2 liter V8 engine as it produces 411 HP and 434 lb ft of torque. Although V8 has powers, it is not good for the fuel efficiency. This EcoBoost engine will fix it as what claimed by Ford. New transmission in 10 speeds will not only bring more powers but also a better fuel economy.

2016 Ford Raptor Price is not yet known. However, we can look at the previous model that is priced starting from US$51, 000. We can conclude that the price of the new model will be higher than the previous model. Just for a comparison, the rival like 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro is priced at $41,285 to $43,900. Another rival is 2015 Ram Power Wagon that is priced $45,690 up to $50,340 and $56,015 is for the top model.

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