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How Does the 2017 Ford Raptor Handle Desert Conditions?

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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2017 Ford Raptor Finished its Initial Desert Durability Testing

After a one-year hiatus, Ford unveiled the next-generation of the F-150 Raptor at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit to a huge amount of fanfare. Since 2010 the Ford F-150 Raptor has been the ultimate symbol of off-road performance pickup trucks, and the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor looks to take that performance to a whole new level next year. However, Ford needs to do extensive testing before it can be released to make sure that it is ready for any environment that you can throw at it. The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor finished its initial desert durability testing recently, and we are going to use this blog post to tell you about how it did. (more…)

Raptor Set to Get Powerful V6 for 2017 Model Year

Friday, June 12th, 2015
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Will the 2017 Ford Raptor Get a V8 Engine?

When the Ford Raptor first hit the market for the 2014 model year, it was regarded for its unique look, but more so for its impressive power and performance. The 6.2-liter V8 engine produced an exhilarating output of 411 horsepower and 434 lb-ft of torque, giving it the ability to tackle just about any off-road terrain with ease. Despite its popularity, however, the eight-cylinder is not poised to make a return when the redesigned Ford Raptor arrives next fall. (more…)

All-New Ford Raptor Will Get Efficient 10-Speed Transmission

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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2017 Ford Raptor 10-Speed Automatic Transmission Benefits

With fuel economy restrictions set to change the automotive market, Ford has been making a serious push to increase the fuel economy ratings of their vehicles. They are one of the few automakers that are getting a head start, and not surprisingly, Ford is focusing on increasing the efficiency of their most notorious fuel gulpers: the vehicles in their pickup lineup. Just last year, they rolled out their new aluminum body, but they are taking it a step further with a new transmission that is sure to ramp up efficiency ratings even higher. (more…)

New Raptor Will Be More Off-Road-Capable Than Previous Model

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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2017 Ford Raptor Off-Road Features and Capabilities

Seeing as it’s classified as a high-performance off-road pickup truck, it comes as no surprise that so many Raptor enthusiasts are wondering what the off-road features and capabilities of the redesigned Raptor will be. At this point, there hasn’t been too much information released on the specific capabilities, but with the news that has been announced, there are a few things in particular that we expect to see. Let’s take a look at some of the 2017 Ford Raptor off-road features and capabilities that are likely to be offered. (more…)

Aluminum-Bodied Ford Raptor Set to Arrive Next Fall

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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All-New 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Pricing and Release

Since it was unveiled, the redesigned Raptor has become one of the most anticipated new Ford vehicles, as thanks in part to the new aluminum body, the off-road features and capabilities of the high-performance pickup will be more impressive than ever before. To prepare you for the arrival of the off-road workhorse, we thought it would be helpful to take a look at the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor pricing and release. (more…)

2017 Ford Raptor Will Get Aluminum Body and New V6 Engine

Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Aluminum 2017 Ford Raptor EcoBoost V6 Engine Specs

Lately we’ve been addressing some of the most wide-spread rumors about the upcoming Ford Raptor on our blog, and as it turns out, just about everything that we had first reported has now been confirmed. The high-performance pickup was just unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, and while the new lightweight body was one of the biggest focuses of the press conference, the engine drew quite a bit of attention as well. (more…)

2017 Ford Raptor Will Get Aluminum Body and New V6 Engine

Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Aluminum 2017 Ford Raptor EcoBoost V6 Engine Specs

Lately we’ve been addressing some of the most wide-spread rumors about the upcoming Ford Raptor on our blog, and as it turns out, just about everything that we had first reported has now been confirmed. The high-performance pickup was just unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, and while the new lightweight body was one of the biggest focuses of the press conference, the engine drew quite a bit of attention as well. (more…)

Upcoming Aluminum Ford Raptor Could Become the ‘EcoBeast’

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
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2016 Ford ‘EcoBeast’ Aluminum Raptor Rumors

We have some pretty interesting news about the upcoming Raptor. We just found out today that Ford has trademarked the name “EcoBeast” and although we’re not quite sure if they will be using the name on any of their models or not, we have a pretty good feeling that it will be serving as a new designation for the new aluminum Ford Raptor, which is expected to arrive at some point next year for the 2016 model year. (more…)

Ford Raptor Set to Receive Aluminum Body for 2016 Model

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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2016 Ford F-150 Raptor Aluminum Body Rumors

The fact that the 2015 Ford F-150 will receive an aluminum body is pretty much common knowledge at this point, but as the best-selling pickup will only be offered with the new lightweight body, we were unsure about the future of trims such as the Tremor and Raptor. Well, we now have a pretty good idea, as there have been a lot of 2016 Ford F-150 Raptor aluminum body rumors floating around, many of which we will address for you right now. (more…)

Ford Raptor Set to Receive Aluminum Body for 2016 Model

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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2016 Ford F-150 Raptor Aluminum Body Rumors

The fact that the 2015 Ford F-150 will receive an aluminum body is pretty much common knowledge at this point, but as the best-selling pickup will only be offered with the new lightweight body, we were unsure about the future of trims such as the Tremor and Raptor. Well, we now have a pretty good idea, as there have been a lot of 2016 Ford F-150 Raptor aluminum body rumors floating around, many of which we will address for you right now. (more…)