The 2011 Ford F 150 Raptor is an SVT model of the Ford F 150 truck. It is one of the most hotly anticipated new models of car to be released in the fall of 2010 as part of Ford's 2011 model lineup. The Raptor is a smaller version of the F 250 and F 350 truck, two of the most powerful full size trucks in the market today. Still, although the Raptor is slightly smaller and has a somewhat less impressive set of features, it is absolutely able to handle the vast majority of tasks that you might have for it in any personal or home project situation. This makes it a better choice of vehicle for many, as it is not so cumbersome to drive around for personal use as these larger vehicles.
The engine on the Ford F 150 Raptor for the 2011 model year is a 5.8 liter, 3 valve V8 engine. This is capable of excellent horsepower and torque, and allows the Raptor to tow large trailers or to haul hundreds of pounds worth of materials in the cabin with no issue whatsoever to the power of the vehicle. Additionally, because the Raptor is specially designed as an SVT vehicle, there is an impressive and unique set of shocks, suspension components and more. This allows the Raptor to be equally effective as an off road or adventure truck as it is as a working vehicle. This is the one thing that truly sets the 2011 Raptor apart from all other vehicles in the Ford lineup.
Inside of the cabin, the Ford F 150 Raptor features a sleeker and more luxurious set of amenities than the larger vehicles as well. it comes with full sound system, circulated air and much more. A deluxe option includes leather seats, GPS system and added amenities on top of those as well.
The Exterior of the Ford F 150 Raptor is one of the most distinctive parts of the car. Featuring a tougher look than the workman-like Ford F 250 and the F 350 models, the Raptor is designed to look like an off road vehicle. This is good for many of the people who purchase this car, as it's likely that anyone who owns a Raptor will put it through its paces and will likely cause some damage to the exterior. The exterior of the vehicle is resistant to scratches, dents and other minor damages as well.
The Ford F 150 Raptor will be released in the fall of 2010, according to speculation. Although this vehicle hasn't been significantly redesigned from previous model year versions, it is nonetheless an excellent value and one of Ford's most distinctive additions to its lineup of full size trucks. For more information about the Raptor trim options and pricing levels as well as selection, speak with a Ford dealer near you.