The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew is the second trim of the new F-150 Raptor. Its brother, Raptor SuperCab has been revealed earlier and now the turn comes for SuperCrew.
First Look 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew
According to the official specs of 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew, its wheelbase is longer around 12” rather than its brother SuperCab. The detail number of the wheelbase is around 145 inches. Meanwhile, SuperCab has only 133 inches of wheelbase. Of course, there is something different inside its bodystyle, right? Yep, the rear passengers of SuperCrew can use legroom than SuperCab.
It brings more comfort and roomier feeling for them obviously. This is actually confirmed by Dave Pericak as the global director who said that the SuperCrew gives more off-road capability because its interior is more comfortable than SuperCab.Furthermore, the entire body of SuperCrew is covered by aluminum material. For your information, the 2015 Ford F-150 has already had this feature. The fact said that this pickup has lighter around five hundred pounds rather than its predecessors.
With the support from EcoBoost, Ford is successfully bringing their F-150 Raptor into one of fastest car in its class. Moreover, its off-road ability is more aggressive and quicker because of EcoBoost and aluminum body. Overall, the first look of this car is very impressive. Ford has not only concerned with the agility, but also comfortable feel for the passengers. They have good logic by the way that the quicker their car, the better rear seats should be done.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew Release date
Talking about the release date of 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew, we have confirmed that it will be released for United States and Canada this fall. It means that they have more time to increase the current twin-turbo EcoBoost 3.5 L V6 engine of SuperCrew obviously.
For your information, there will be a new ten-speed auto gearbox for this truck plus the dual exhaust of the engine. Although there is no exact information about the power of this new engine, we can predict that it will pump out more than 450 horsepower. If this is true, it must be powerful rather than the first-gen Raptor which has 411 horsepower only with V8 engine.
For the price, caranddriver predicts that this truck will have base price from $50,000. We do not have confirmation yet from Ford about the price. The exact information is about the new AWD system for this off-road truck in the future. Moreover, Ford claims that there will be a torque management which can be set by the driver. In other words, on-demand 4 wheel-drive system features the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew later.