2017 F-150 Raptor Power Numbers ReleasedLast Updated August 4, 2019
Since its inception in 2010, the Ford F-150 Raptor is no doubt a beast when it comes to conquering the road less traveled. Originally offered with the dated 310 horsepower 5.4L 3V V8 engine in 2010, you could say that this truck has come a long way in the power output department. The all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor is confirmed by Ford to boast 450 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque out of the newly re-engineered 3.5-liter twin-turbo high-output EcoBoost V6 engine!
You heard that right! A twin-turbocharged six cylinder engine will propel the aluminum-bodied 2017 Raptor up and over any terrain that your mind can comprehend. The new Raptor is up to 500 pounds lighter than the outgoing model and delivers a 21% improved average torque-to-weight ratio along with a boost of combined fuel economy by 23% to 15 mpg city and 18 mpg highway. But seriously, who cares about gas mileage when you're busy jumping sand dunes!
Another new factor that many have been talking about for the 2017 Raptor is the all-new 10-speed automatic transmission. Ford explains that the broad torque curve of this EcoBoost engine and the Raptor’s new adaptive shift algorithms will ensure that you’re in the right gear at the right time to get the maximum potential out of your 2017 Raptor.
To put it simply, if you take the weight savings of over 500 pounds, combined with the +39 horsepower and +76 lb.-ft. of torque, this new 2017 Raptor will outperform its older brother in every way. Yes, it’s going to be that awesome.
2017 F-150 Raptor Parts
Once you get your hands on the all-new 2017 Raptor, it’s going to be hard to not throw parts on it. Don’t fret finding those parts, because here at CJ’s we have a wide variety of offerings when it comes to the 2017 Raptor, in stock and ready to ship! Everything from simple accessories such as a bumperstep to aggressive Addictive Desert Designs off-road prerunner bumpers! On top of that, many LED Lighting modifications have become popular among truck owners and off-road enthusiasts alike. So, whether you're looking for upgraded 2017 Raptor Fog Lights or other Raptor Parts, you can be sure that CJ's is your go-to spot!
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.