What kind of shocks will be offered on the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor?
Ford places high expectations on the F-150 Raptor. This trim level is constantly being pushed to offer the best in off-road performance. With this goal in mind, every little feature counts. Ford recently revealed that the new model of the Raptor with come equipped with new shocks designed to help maximize the truck’s performance. So what kind of shocks will be offered on the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor?
New Ford Raptor FOX Shocks
Every 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor model will come equipped with a set of 3.0-inch FOX shocks. These new shocks have been designed jointly by Ford and FOX to be used exclusively on the new F-150.
The FOX shocks add a base valve piston that enables lower gas pressure. This results in a more comfortable overall ride when the truck is on the roads. The internal bypass in the shocks has nine distinct zones that allow the truck to adapt to any terrain.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Engine Power and Performance
Under the hood of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will be a 3.5-liter EcoBoost six-cylinder engine. This engine will produce 375 horsepower and an impressive 470 pound-feet of torque. The engine is paired with an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission that has been specifically designed to maximize engine performance. A new dashboard display will indicate which of 10 gears the transmission is utilizing at any given time.
The 2017 Ford F-150 is set to arrive on dealership lots during the fall of 2016. If you would like to take a current F-150 out for a test drive while you wait for the new model to arrive, one of our team members here at Akins Ford would be happy to help you out. Take a look at our extensive selection of great Ford models to learn more about everything we have to offer.