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The new F-150 Raptor received six-liter turbo engine instead of “aspirated”

The new F-150 Raptor received six-liter turbo engine instead of "aspirated"

The new F-150 Raptor received six-liter turbo engine instead of "aspirated"

A key feature of the new version of the pickup was the engine – a 6.2-liter naturally aspirated engine will give way to a 3.5-liter turbo engine family EcoBoost. His exact characteristics are not announced, but representatives of Ford said that its impact will be higher than the 411-horsepower V8 (587 Nm). A key feature of the new version of the pickup was the engine – a 6.2-liter naturally aspirated engine will give way to a 3.5-liter turbo engine family EcoBoost. His exact characteristics are not announced, but representatives of Ford said that its impact will be higher than the 411-horsepower V8 (587 Nm).

Ford Motor Company in Detroit showed the new generation of sports pickup F-150 Raptor.

After the change of platform Raptor retained a recognizable shape. From the usual F-150 special modification visually different set of additional details, in particular, reinforced front bumper, chrome engine protection and pads on the wheel arches.

Car grille complemented by proprietary stylized inscription Ford. Raptor equipped with 17-inch wheels to tires BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO2. Another distinctive feature of the sport pickup truck became tailgate with special design and a sports exhaust system with two mufflers.

The new generation of pickup weighs about 227 pounds less predecessor, the curb weight of about 2659 kg.

The new F-150 Raptor received six-liter turbo engine instead of "aspirated"

A key feature of the new version of the pickup was the engine – a 6.2-liter naturally aspirated engine will give way to a 3.5-liter turbo engine family EcoBoost. His exact characteristics are not announced, but representatives of Ford said that its impact will be higher than the 411-horsepower V8 (587 Nm).

The power unit works with a ten step “automatic” and a completely new wheel-drive system, which operates on the principle of “torque on demand”. The company claims that the new product combines all the advantages of the coupling and the traditional all-wheel drive with mechanical locks. Raptor can be equipped with an optional front differential type Torsen.

The new system will allow the Terrain Management driver to select one of the preset modes of the power plant, the stabilization system and Traction Control and ABS. Presets suitable for driving on snow, rocks, mud, rain and the city.

Note that for those who prefer V8 six-cylinder engine is a 600-strong F-150 with modifications from the studio Hennessey.

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