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Leaked: 2017 Ford F150 Raptor Comes with 450HP

2017 Ford F150 Raptor 450hp Monster

Two weeks ago, at the 2015 Detroit auto show, Ford revealed its latest 2017 Raptor which is based on the new generation of the F150 truck.

2017 Ford F150 Raptor

One distinct difference between the new F150 to the old one is its full-aluminum car body (not including the ladder frame). In addition to the aluminum body construction, another major change to the Raptor variant is in the engine: it will abandon the previous Raptor’s 6.2L naturally aspirated V8, and replace it with the firm’s 3.5L twinturbo EcoBoost V6 engine.

But Ford didn’t tell us that at the Detroit debut: what is the output of the EcoBoost V6 in the new Raptor?

In the past week, during a tele...

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2017 Ford F150 Raptor with V6 Turbo Engine: Just Debuted (with Live Photos)

2017 Ford F150 Raptor

Ford is really showing off its latest technology at the Detroit auto show. Besides the new Ford GT and GT350R Mustang, take the 2017 Ford F150 Raptor (goes on sale fall 2016) as example, it debuts the world’s first 10-speed automatic transmission.


As shown in the below drawing in the US Patent #8834310 granted to Ford, the Ford 10R transmission has 6 under drive ratios, 1 direct drive ratio and 3 overdrive ratios. The 10 speed gears are implemented using 4 planetary gear sets, which is the same as the ZF 8HP and GM 8L series (but with only 8 speeds); the gear sets are controlled by 6 shift elements (2 brakes + 4 clutches).


At each gear, 4 of the sh...

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2016 Ford Mustang And F150 Will Has 10-Speed Automatic Transmission

It has been rumored since last year that, Ford and GM are working together on the 9-speed (FWD) and 10-speed (RWD) automatic transmissions (the details are, Ford is working on the 10-speed and will supply to GM; in return, GM will work on the 9-speed and supply to Ford).

Now according a report from the Automotive News, the F150 truck will get the 10-speed transmission at the end of 2015 as a 2016 model; and the same will happen on the Mustang too.

Although we do not know the exact timing of this change on each model, we can safely bet you will have a chance to feel the 10-speed in 2016.


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2015 Ford F-150 Pricing Released

Today Ford released the pricing for its newly-redesigned F150 pickup truck, below are details:

F-150 XL: base MSRP $26,615
F-150 XLT: base MSRP $31,890
F-150 Lariat: base MSRP $39,880
F-150 King Ranch: base MSRP $49,460
F-150 Platinum: base MSRP $52,155

One of the biggest change for the new F-150 is its aluminum body construction, which can save up to 700 lbs of weight from the current generation, according to Ford.


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Report: 2015 Ford F-150 Engine Information

There will be multiple engine options for the 2015 Ford F-150 truck, today Ford released some information about the V6 engine options.

Two V6 engines will be offered for the 2015 model:

– 3.5L naturally aspirated V6, 283 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque: this will be the entry-level option, when the F150 is equipped with this engine, its maximum payload is 1,910 lbs and towing capacity reaches 7,600 lbs.

– 2.7L EcoBoost turbo V6, 325 hp and 375 lb-ft of torque, with stop/start feature. Maximum payload is 2,250 lbs and it can tow a maximum of 8,500 lbs.

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