The Ford F-150 Raptor has a long colorful history of being the number one truck for 40 years and the best-seller for 30. Given these facts, the Ford F-150 has proven itself to be no ordinary truck. This time, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is out to prove once more that it is the king of the pickup truck segment.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: First Ever Feature
According to Ford Authority, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has been provided with a feature that has never been seen on it before. Accordingly, this is a full dual exhaust that has been tweaked on the dynamometer in order for to provide optimized performance. It was also mentioned that this is one of the reasons why the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has been able to reach 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: Not Just For The Off-Roads
The Ford F-150 Raptor has built a great reputation for being a monster in off-road territories. However, trucks are not just made for off-roads alone. Apparently, the 2017 Ford F-150 is also one very capable vehicle on the pavement. According to a report, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor can accelerate in a very quick manner thanks to its high amount of torque. In addition, the 2017 Ford F-150 can also attack corners in a very effective manner.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: More Of A Workhorse Than Luxury
The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is made to be a workhorse rather than a luxury truck. Reports stated that the interior only has two cup holders along with just enough space for storage in the glove compartment and the side door panels. Given how the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is made for enthusiasts, this does not come much of a surprise.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: Where It Shines
As well as the 2017 Ford-150 Raptor can perform on the pavement, the off-roads are where it shines the most. The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has six drive modes that include normal, sport, weather, sand and mud, rock crawl and Baja. While the first three modes are designed to give the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor a good performance on the pavement, the last ones show just how much of a monster the Raptor is and why it is the king in the pickup truck segment.