For all SUVs fans, we have great news. One of Fords most popular track will soon debut with many improvements. It is 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor.
Design of exterior and changes
Ford F-150 has always been known for its durability and ability to conquer any type of terrain. The new 2016 model will be even better than before. 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will get a new steel frame and aluminum body. This will lead to significant weight reduction. Therefore, it will be lighter for around 500 pounds than the current model. This will also improve performance and capability. As for its dimensions, it will be a bit wider than its forerunner, for around 6 inches. When it comes to exterior design, it will look more powerful and aggressive because of the new body. On the front end, we will notice muscular hood and redesigned large grille with famous Ford sign placed across the whole grille. The headlamps will look attractive with its new LED lighting. It will most likely get new wheels and big tires as well.
Design of interior
The interior of 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will be quite spacious and comfortable. The cabin will be made of high quality materials. We can expect leather upholstery on the seats. All the passengers will have enough shoulder and leg room. Speaking of the tech features, it will get an 8-inch touch screen which will be placed on the center of the dashboard. It will also be improved with a new audio system with 18 speakers, USB etc.
Powertrain and transmission
Under the hood of 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will be placed several types of engine. It will be powered with the same 6.2-liter V8 engine. It is able to make 411 horsepower and 434 pound-feet of torque. However, it will also get a new, more powerful 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine. According to the rumors, it could also appear with a 5.0-liter V8 engine producing around 500 horsepower. The engines will be paired with a new 10-speed automatic transmission. It will be offered with all-wheel drivetrain.
Release date and price of 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
It is not yet officially confirmed when 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will hit the market. It should be sometime in late 2015 or in early 2016. As for the price, it is estimated to be around $46,000 for the base model.