2018 Ford Raptor Specs, Changes, Price, Release Date
If we have to talk about the Ford Raptor, the first thing comes to our head is the giant design that makes it truly popular on its market. It is one of the important vehicles from Ford that can give them a good reputation up to now. This model sold well with the impressive performance to offer. 2018 Ford Raptor is expected to have a rugged design with more aggressive appearance to complete its capability for off-road performance. Well, it is more than just a truck on the road. It seems that the name was inspired from the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, one of the best fighter jets in the world.
2018 Ford Raptor will be presented into two types the Supercab and Supercrew versions. In addition, the wheelbase will be longer with the reduced body weight. It happens with the use of aluminum as well as military grade “Baja” steel. The front part of the car, it has a large black chrome grille, LED headlights, heavy-duty front fender while at the rear you will see enlarged tailgate to give easier access as well as new LED taillights.
Trimmed black leather and aluminum accents will complete the cabin design to give a smart and stylish look. Some technology features are added such as the eight-inch of the touchscreen to control all technology, 4G internet, rear view camera and also blind spot monitoring as the standard features in 2018 Ford Raptor.
2018 Ford Raptor Engine
If the rumor about the twin-turbo version is true, it is the best option for those who love racing. Under the bonnet, there will be two different engine options to provide. The first will be the V8 EcoBoost and the second will be 3.5 liter V6 EcoBoost. Rumors mentioned about the capability to use the twin-turbo V8 engine. The company insiders explained that the V8 engine and 5.0 liter in 2018 Ford Raptor would make it irresistible. The generated output will be sent to the wheels with the support of auto ten-speed transmission. You can switch between five predefined driving modes but again, it depends on the terrain.
We have to say that the company has made no official confirmation especially for the release date but there is a huge anticipation that the new 2018 Ford Raptor is available in the middle of 2017. Many experts speculate the price. It can be about $55,000 to spend if you want to use the base model. The more specifications you take, of course more dollars you have.