2017 Ford F-150 Raptor – in the Desert

It’s the only purpose-built, high-performance off-road truck on the market. The Ford F-150 Raptor is back for 2017. With its all-aluminum body and stronger and stiffer high-strength steel frame, it’s now driven by a 450HP 3.5-L twin turbo V6 that makes more power and torque. A 10-speed automatic is programmed to alway give you the right gearing for max performance and efficiency.

I drove the new Raptor across the Mojave Desert and rock-crawled through the surrounding hills. The Raptor also works great on the street with reduced fuel consumption and lots of driver amenities.

Read about my adventure and more on the Raptor here, just click.


About urbandriverchicago

Mechanical engineer and automobile enthusiast with extensive auto industry experience now writing about vehicles for urban and city use.
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