The new 2018 Ford Raptor will hit the markets most likely at the second half of this year. All the potential customers and also all fans of Raptor model can expect a lot of modifications and improvements. The exterior design will receive some minor tweaks and the same case we can except with the cabin. When it comes to high-tech section, here as well we can expect upgrades.
2018 Ford Raptor – Fantastic Look:
The exterior design of the upcoming 2018 Ford Raptor is something really fantastic. The chassis of this model will be improved with high usage of lightweight materials such as aluminum for example. Thanks to that fact, the total weight of this vehicle will be reduced, which further means that the fuel economy and overall performance will be better compared to the previous model. Also, the chassis will be very durable, and we can expect to see Baja steel in chassis construction. Furthermore, the front fascia of this vehicle will be equipped with the extraordinary and massive black chromed grille.
Down below, under this grille, we can see massive bumper that will be fitted with a bit larger air intakes as well as with a LED powered fog lights. The LED technology will also power the headlights, and we can expect slight updates on the system. The shape of the headlights will remain the same as before. They are divided into two parts. We didn’t mention that in the middle of the grille we can see large Ford lettering. At the sides, the Ford Raptor will ride on 18 inches wheels.
A lot of Space in the Cabin:
This model looks very good, and we can expect a lot of space in the cabin. It will be a bit more spacious than before, thanks to the slightly longer wheelbase. That certainly means that all passengers can expect better comfort, especially those on the rear seats. Furthermore, all the seats in the cabin will be covered with the premium leather upholstery. We can also expect a high dose of adjustability here. When it comes to some other features, this model will provide aluminum, carbon fiber, and wood materials. Also, some of the high-tech features will include SAT-NAV infotainment system, large touchscreen display on the dash, Bluetooth, USB, WI-FI, a navigation system, rearview camera and many others as well.
2018 Ford Raptor – Efficient Engine:
The 2018 Ford Raptor will be powered with the brand new 3.5 Eco Boost engine. This engine will have an output of 450 HP at 5000 rpm and torque of 510 lb-ft at 3500. Some rumors suggest that we can expect the 10-speed automatic with manual shifting mode.
2018 Ford Raptor – Showrooms Release and Price:
The 2018 Ford Raptor will hit the marketplaces around the world probably at the second half of this year. When we talk about the prices, we have to say that this model will have a starting price of around $51.000.