2017 F-150 Raptor Power Numbers ReleasedLast Updated August 11, 2020
The horsepower and torque numbers for the all-new 3.5L EcoBoost V6 powered 2017 Raptor have been rumored for a while. Ford has released the official numbers and let's just say that they blow the previous F-150's 6.2L powerhouse out of the water! Combine that with the weight savings of over 500 pounds and this new Raptor takes it to an entirely new level.
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Buying a truck is a big decision, but you can’t go wrong with the 2018 Ford F-150! The F-Series line of trucks has been America’s best-selling truck for the past several decades. It’s clear to see why this truck has an immense following when we take a look at the 2018 F-150 specs. With several models and engine options available, there’s bound to be an F-150 that will suit your needs! From the basic F-150 XL to the off-roading F-150 Raptor, Ford offers a truck for everyone.
When it comes to off-roading trucks, one truck outshines them all: the Ford Raptor. As the Raptor is based on Ford’s popular F-150 platform, how is the Raptor different than the F-150? Introduced in 2010 by Ford’s Special Vehicle Team, the Raptor was created specifically for off-roading. Inspired by the Baja 1000, a legendary off-road race that takes place in Mexico, the Raptor was built for off-roading performance. Whether that’s racing in the desert, riding through the trail, or crawling over rocks, the Ford Raptor can conquer even the toughest terrain. Although the F-150 is a capable truck that is no stranger to off-roading, the Raptor is a straight-up, rugged machine that offers unrivaled performance.
If you’ve been in the market for a new F-150 Raptor from Ford but haven’t pulled the trigger yet, then it may be a wise decision to wait until the 2019 model year begins hitting dealer floors. Ford is upping the ante by taking their ultimate high-performance off-road pickup and making it even better with upgraded tech from electronically controlled Fox Racing Shox to Trail Control and new Recaro seats.