One of the most powerful, stylish, popular and successful pickup trucks from Ford is the Raptor model. Ford will continue presenting this model for the long future as it is one of the company’s masterpieces. Ford is presenting a new variant of this model which is 2018 Ford Raptor.
2018 Ford Raptor – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The design and look of this Ford Raptor are so amazing and aesthetically pleasing that spectators and viewers alike get magnetically attracted towards it. This attractive design of this pickup truck is one sole reason for its wide popularity.
Also, the exterior body of this Ford Raptor 2018 has not only got to do with style and impression. It has also been made very durable as military grade materials like Baja steel has been used. Changes will take place in the wheelbase as it will be made larger, new 17-inch lightweight aluminum wheels will be used.
High level illumination and stylistic LED strip which runs through the outer surface of headlights will be refined. The iconic grille of this model which has a large Ford badge in the middle is refined too. Similar plastic claddings have been featured on the wheel cut out. Some reports hold that suspension system will be enhanced. This in turn will improve this pickup truck’s overall handling and performance.
A treat waits for the customers in the interior cabin of this upcoming Ford Raptor. Besides making improvements on the functionalities and aesthetics, Ford will also make upgrades on the technological side. The most notable cabin changes would be an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen display, refined upholstery and an ergonomic layout of the seats.
2018 Ford Raptor – Modification under the Hood
There is likely to be two engine options for this upcoming 2018 Ford Raptor, which are a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine and a 5.0-liter V8 engine. The 3.5-liter engine is supposed to generate 430 hp and equal amounts of torque. The output of this 5.0-liter V8 variant is not known as of now.
A 10-speed automatic transmission system will be used for both of these engines. By making some assumption about the mileage of this pickup truck, it is expected to be 26 MPG on highways and 19 MPG in cities.
2018 Ford Raptor – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
This upcoming 2018 Ford Raptor will either be launched in the late half of 2017 or probably during early start of 2018. Finally, this 2018 Raptor is supposed to have a starting price of $55,000 and more for other trims.