If you are looking for a tough, off-road vehicle, this is most definitely the one to go for. The 2016 Ford Raptor set to come out is the dream truck for anyone looking for a vehicle that is both multifunctional and has a sleek design. This vehicle boasts a lot of new features that are sure to make it the best off-road vehicle in the market this year.
2016 Ford Raptor changes
All suggested improvement s seem to have been taken on board by Ford , as the new beauty set to come out in January 2015, boasts a much lighter design. The 2016 Raptor is said to be around 500 pounds lighter, which inevitable boosts the performance of the vehicle. The shed weight means that the vehicle will perform much better in terms of maneuver as well as stability, which are absolutely essential features for any off-road vehicle. The 2016 Ford Raptor comes with increased acceleration, allowing the driver to better enjoy their off-road trips on more uneven terrain. This, together with preset modes to suit any driving condition makes it an absolutely great high-power option for the adventurous types.
Exciting new features of the new Raptor are the Paddle shifters and the Push Button start that it is equipped with, for easy accessibility and use. Its camera visibility features also allows for easy driving in the night for better visibility.
2016 Ford Raptor redesign
In terms of design, the exterior is slightly different from its predecessor. The grille holds the name Ford’ along its entire length. The body of the 2016 Ford Raptor is made of an aluminum-alloy exterior which contributes towards its lightness, and makes it one of the toughest steel frames yet. It is different from the other F-150’s in that it has a much wider body of around 6”. While the inside of the car is pretty much like the standard F-150, the Raptor still has ample space for all 5 passengers. Additional changes include the inclusion of 17” wheels.
2016 Ford Raptor engine
The 2016 Ford Raptor is sure to beat all its predecessors in terms of not only the design but also the powerful engine, making it a much coveted vehicle for the coming year. With a 6.2 liter V8 engine, it also has a maximum output of roughly 411 horsepower.
2016 Ford Raptor price and release date
The estimated price of the vehicle is around $46,000. The competitors for this new 2016 Raptor in the market include the Dodge Ram 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500.