2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Specs

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Technology always helps man to move forward in their life. Wheel was invented to ease the movement during transportation since the Neolithic period. From two wheeler cycles to multi wheel trucks life has moved ahead speedily. One can never deny the pickup trucks, Lorries for their tireless performance on and off road. Belonging to one such class the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor are the pick-up trucks designed to compete the Baja 1000 off road race. Here are news about 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor.

Debut

As per the 2014 Detroit Auto show the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 2016 will probably premiere at the 2015 show. But the Ford’s truck marketing team announcement that “Special Vehicle Team” Raptor model will not be on the market introduced a doubt with regard to its future among the Auto enthusiasts. Later Ford threw pictures of these huge test specimens roaring on the road made many take a peaceful breath. It is now revealed that the 2015 Ford SVT Raptor will actually manifest itself and get launched as the 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in the market.

2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Exterior

Similar to the regular F-150 Raptor this model will use the same platform with enhancements in the body and chassis. The body is expected to be made out of light weight material and a steel ladder frame is retained as before. From the sample specimen’s one can make out that the head wears the aluminum crew cab.

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2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor review

This along with Raptor’s front clip and steel pickup bed is expected to accommodate the truck’s wide track and tires. Ford with its aluminum mix in the big guy’s body is trying hard to prove the durability and strength in comparison to a steel body and if this works in favor the F-150 will be the light weight truck of its age and it will have a marketing coup.

Interior

Pickup trucks are like cops who look suave but hard. This new Ford F-150 SVT Raptor too has such a hard aggressive look but the edges are smooth and flashy. Interior design is not much disclosed but Ford has a penchant for uncompromising comfort hence is expected to be classy and edgy as well. It is in the air the interiors are made of quality materials with leather upholstery.

2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor black

Also a LCD color screen with the redesigned central console is in the design. Dashboard with 8 inch touch screen infotainment system and many features are in design discussion. The color, finish in which the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will be launched is a guarded secret. The test specimen has a metallic silver finish that has been flashed in the news prints lately.

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Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 2016 Engine

A lot of speculation is around the kind of engine that Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is expected to use. Presently the non SVT F-150 Raptor use 6.2 L V8 engine that pump 411 horsepower with 434 lb-ft torque. There is a next generation that uses 5L V8 engine but the SVT Raptor engine is still un-disclosed. If Ford decides to use aluminum in its body to keep weight intact then the previous configuration of 5L V8 still becomes feasible.

Performance

Raptor has a nice performance, and forced induction is also in place for a nice pick up. It is mostly expected that  Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 2016 may have a 3.5 L Eco Boost V6 with Turbo V8 configuration suiting the big tires and its huge footprint. Over all the gas mileage is one main performance parameter for this model.

2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Release Date and Price

The new Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is expected to hit the market around mid-2015. Pricing has not been divulged but is expected to be little more than the current model price which amounts to $45,900 or more.

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With much to transport safe and secure energy efficient load bearing trucks always have a good run in the market. 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is expected to be a path breaker in the lineage of pic up trucks with its elegant design and excellent features.

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http://www.caranddriver.com/photo-gallery/2016-ford-f-150-svt-raptor-spy-photos-news

2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Summary

With much to transport safe and secure energy efficient load bearing trucks always have a good run in the market. 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is expected to be a path breaker in the lineage of pic up trucks with its elegant design and excellent features.

Engine: 3.5 L Eco Boost V6 with Turbo V8

Price: $45,900

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