The Ford SVT raptor had its debut 18 decades ago when it was sharing its cab with the F-150. With its weight and capability, it created a new class on the truck marketplace. It covered all heavy-duty market with 44 configurations and F550s 19,000 pounds of GVWR weight. Its final position in heavy-duty class is confirmed by almost 65% of new car sales during the last calendar year. The 2018 Ford SVT Raptor now receives a complete redesign that’s among the most important changes since it was presented to the public. It’ll be available as F-250, F-350, and F-450 model and based on the chosen trim level there are available Regular Cab, Crew Cab and Super Cab.
Exterior & Interior Bed Size
The 2018 Ford SVT raptor will be constructed on the aluminum body mainly based on the Ford F-150 while the rest of the exterior details such as hood, lights, bumpers, front clip and beds will be distinctive and recognizable as svt raptor. For higher payloads, some areas of the body get a ticker aluminum that makes it stronger and more dent resistant. According to announced data, overall weight loss using aluminum will be around 350 pounds, which is big difference comparing to F150s 700 pounds of reduction. Ford officials justify this difference with improving hauling and towing capacity by redistributing weight to other regions of the truck. Models with Super Cab body configuration how get 170-degree doors for improved access. Base models of the F250 and F350 include a single cab body and an 8.0-foot bed.
There are 6 inches more of the space within the cabin with the new Ford SVT raptor thanks to the body of the F150. Exactly like its smaller brother it gets flat floor at the rear and the dashboard with an 8-inch touchscreen. Based on the chosen package there are plenty equipment available such as keyless entry, automatic high-beam headlights, adaptive steering, leather wrapped steering wheel, power sliding rear window with defroster, a rearview camera, cruise control, lane-departure warning, cooled and heated front seats, etc..
There are three engines available for the new Ford SVT Raptor 2018. The smallest engine is 6.2-liter V8 petrol with 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque. There’s also a 6.7-Liter Power Stroke Diesel with 440 horsepower and 860 lb-ft of torque. Both of the engines come mated to the new 6-speed automated TorqShift-G transmission with SelecShift. The third engine is gasoline 6.8-liter V10 with 362 horsepower and 457 lb-ft of torque and it is paired to the TorqShift 5-speed automatic with SelectShift.
Price SVT Raptor 2018
Price for the F-250 starts at $33,730 for the XL trim level with the regular cab and goes up to $55,455 for the King Ranch Crew Cab model. The F350 starts at $34,900 while the top Platinum model with Crew Cab body cost $62,970.