Whether you want to tackle sand dunes or you just want to drive the best looking truck on the road, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is going to get you there. The Raptor takes the best-selling truck for 39 years and, simply put, takes it to a level that can only be described as awesome.
This year Ford has opted for a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 as opposed to the outgoing V8. The result is a Raptor that is both more powerful and more efficient. Ford also equipped the new model with a 10-speed transmission, controllable via paddle shifters.
The latest changes for the new Ford Raptor include some exterior improvements, changes that make it more outdoor capable and give it a more attractively aggressive look. Both the front and rear bumpers have been rounded off a bit, making it less a chance that they can get in the way as you negotiate those dunes.
The new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is 500 pounds lighter this year. Add that to the new engine and you won’t have much need for roads.