Ford Latest News: F-150 Raptor Bares Its Fangs

The beast has not even arrived yet but a lot of people are already looking to get their hands on it. When the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor bares its fangs, beast hunters are naturally going to be all over it. In fact, production has only just begun and buyers from all over the place have already lined up to make a purchase.

Ford F-150 Raptor Stares Competition With Piercing Eyes

The 2017 Ford F-150 has already made a lot of hype prior to its release. Given the fact that it did nothing but improve since it made its market debut in 2010, this is to be expected. According to report from Autoo Mobile, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor may even make the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado cower when it comes out. With the Ford F-150 Raptor staring at its competition with piercing eyes, it wouldn't be a surprise if it will also claw its way up to the top in no time.

Orders Pouring In

According to report from Agri News, one of the most successful F-150 Raptor dealers and racer in North America, Steve Olliges, already has almost 300 customers lined up for the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. "It's a great problem to have, but it's tough, because there's so much interest in the product," said Olliges. "We do everything we can to get our hands on Raptor for our customers whether that's referring them to other Ford dealers or making calls to find the truck for them," he added.

The Ford 2017 F-150 Raptor Bares Its Fangs

The current F-150 Raptor is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine that is capable of putting out 411 horsepower and 345 pound-feet of torque. However, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will come with a 3.5-liter second generation EcoBoost engine that is more powerful than the current version as reported. The more the Ford 2017 F-150 Raptor bares its fangs, the more people get interested to tame it. And with a manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of $49,520, serious beast hunters are already on to it.

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