Pickups 2018-2019 Ford F-series trucks are the real mastodons segment with an open cargo bed.
At home, the model for more than 30 years holds palm on sales, not only in class, but also in general among all four-wheeled vehicles.
During the years of presence in the car market has never given to doubt its reputation, has always inspired fear in the small-car owners and admiration at the off-road “monster” fans.
In early 2014, it was presented to the thirteenth generation 2018-2019 Ford F-150, continuing the glorious tradition of its predecessors.
A little later we learned the details of the special version called the Raptor pickup truck, which is a “charged” version of a conventional car, adapted to a confident and fast driving on rough terrain.
The new 2018-2019 Ford F-150 Raptor 2016-2017 model year will be available with two types of cabins SuperCab (queen) and SuperCrew (double).
Both versions have two rows of seats and six seats, but in the first case there are only two full-door, in the second – four.
Review of the new 2018-2019 Ford F-150 Raptor 2017
If we compare the “charged» 2018-2019 Ford F-150 Raptor pickup truck with a base, then there are many differences, both in the external design, and in technology.
For example, the width of the body Raptor 150 mm more than the same parameter of the donor model.
The wheel base of the car with a cabin SuperCab is 3378 mm, with a body SuperCrew – 3683 mm (305 mm).
Externally, the 2018-2019 Ford F-150 Raptor 2017 looks menacing, all kind showing superiority over all other cars.
The front of the pickup truck took a huge rectangle falshradiatora with chamfered corners, inside of which is written the name of the manufacturer in large letters.
On both sides of the grille are located bunk headlights, in form resembling optics Chevrolet Tahoe.
Front bumper Raptor is configured so as to be prepared for maximum off-road battles.
It is not so large and at the same time carefully trimmed than ensures a significant increase in the entry angle.
The rear of the car is decorated with big lamps in terms of design echoes the head optics, as well as 2018-2019 Ford inscriptions on the back board and Raptor on the side of the loading platform.
Round exhaust nozzle on the rear edge of the bumper, which has for this purpose grooves.
The entire perimeter of the body and the bottom of the American pickup truck is protected from external influences.
Also feature off-road version of the 2018-2019 Ford F-150 Raptor are vents on the bonnet and wings.
And of course it was not enough without the proper tires, way steel tires BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO2, wearing 17-inch alloy wheels.
Interior of the new 2018-2019 Ford F-150 Raptor provides a bunch of space, especially in the version with cab SuperCrew.
Places are almost the same as in the small apartment.
At the right level is and trim, which uses leather, soft plastics, wood, aluminum.
The driver’s seat ensures super comfortable accommodation is not worse than the home armchair, while planting is such that the absolute majority of drivers on the neighboring car will look down.
Are available excellent lateral support, power, heating, ventilation.
The multimedia capabilities of the updated pickup are no less impressive than the interior dimensions.
The instrument cluster is built a large 8-inch screen of the onboard computer that displays information in color.
The same size of the display My2018-2019 Ford Touch multimedia system is located on the console.
Several AUX connectors displayed on the ceiling panel, making it possible to connect additional equipment.
Naturally, the pickup is equipped with many modern assistance systems such as automatic detection of obstacles and pedestrians, monitoring the “blind” zones and others.
Specifications 2018-2019 Ford F-150 Raptor 2017
Technical characteristics of the new Raptor has changed compared to its predecessor, as under the hood of the car will be mounted turbocharged 3.5-liter unit V6 Ecoboost, replacing the 6.2-liter atmospheric “eight”.
Giving new engine is 450 hp
with a maximum torque of 610 Nm.
In a couple of engine installed 10-speed automatic transmission, which can be controlled by paddle shifters.
According to preliminary information in the arsenal Raptor should also receive a diesel engine, but the specifics yet.
Rather, it is a 3.0-liter “turboshesterke”.
The development and suspension tuning “charged” a pickup truck involved in the company Fox, known for her work with the rally cars.
The design of the chassis using special shock absorbers, thanks to which the front suspension travel has been increased to 284 mm, rear – up to 304 mm.
Transfer box allows you to distribute the traction between the two axes, also has a mechanical locking Torsen differential and a front for a fee.
Terrain Management System Management provides six driving modes, which include, for example, the Baja mode to drive on the sand and Rock to cross the rocky road sections.
Choosing either option will change the settings of the engine, chassis, gearbox and number of vehicle systems.
Sales of the new generation of pickup 2018-2019 Ford F-150 Raptor in the US should begin in the autumn of 2016.
car prices will range from 50 to 60 thousand dollars, depending on the equipment.
The Russian model is not officially sold, but the “gray” dealers have traditionally found ways of delivery of the machine to the domestic market.