Ford F-150 Raptor: Testing in the desert

Whereas in the North American concessions from autumn 2016 (as model year 2017), the F-150 Raptor finalizes its final adjustments and validates its final stages of development.

Ford F-150 Raptor

Revealed earlier at the Detroit Auto Show, the Ford F-150 Raptor will not be marketed before the end of next year. So time for Dearborn manufacturer teams to validate the final adjustments of the beast, a beast that took advantage of its new version for swap its 6.2L V8 and adopt the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 more than 411 hp and 588 Nm.

In addition it boasts a new transfer case when customers can add an optional Torsen limited slip differential in the front, improved travel suspension or Fox Racing shock absorbers.

Remember also that this F-150 Raptor adopts the system field Management adapting to conditions of rolling through Rock, Baja, Mud and Sand, Normal and Street mood.

The American manufacturer specifies that a prototype of the future F-150 Raptor just swallowed 1,028 miles in the south of the country including ten kilometers in the desert (ruts, steep climbs, accelerations in the dunes, etc.). What perfect and more celebrity adventurer and crossing abilities.