2019 Ford Raptor Design, Release date

2019 Ford Raptor will be the initiator of the second generation of this great off-roader. New generation of Ford’s F-150 series brought switch to aluminum construction, so the future of the Raptor was uncertain due to this switch. However, Ford surprised and delighted all Raptor fans by creating the modified version which is better than the current one in each parameter. Besides new look 2019 Ford Raptor will come with more power, new technologies and improved capabilities, capable to overcome each terrain.

2019 Ford Raptor front

2019 Ford Raptor Design

New Raptor will be built on a steel ladder-frame platform. Its construction material mix will include more high strength steel, which will offer more firmness and aluminum, which will help to reduce weight. The percentage of used aluminum is still unknown, but Ford would definitely make an impact on the market, if it succeeds to show that the truck hasn’t lost its strength despite its weight loss.

Exterior details for which the Raptor is known for include big wheels, raised suspension, special FOX Racing shocks and rough fascia. Front end of the model will be redesigned in order to give the 2019 Ford Raptor that aggressive and tough look which is required when it comes to this type of machines. It is 6 inches wider than the regular F-150.

We can also expect big improvements on the inside too. From materials, to features. Ford also incorporated pre-programmed Baja mode, allowing fans to enjoy this ride with only one button pressed.

2019 Ford Raptor rear

2019 Ford Raptor Engine Specs

Information about the engine are not available yet, and the only one we have are not confirmed by any official automaker. The model is currently run by a 6.2-liter V8 with 411-horsepower and 434-lb.-ft. of torque. According to the latest news, 2019 Ford Raptor will not be packed with the same engine. Two engines were mentioned as potential powertrains for the new Raptor. One of them is a 5.0-liter V-8 and the other is a twin-turbo Ecoboost V6 engine. Output rates of neither one is known yet, but regardless of which engine empowers the Raptor, it will be paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

2019 Ford Raptor

2019 Ford Raptor Price, Release date

Raptor’s release date is not expected before late this year, but it is more likely for the model to appear on the market during the first half of next, 2019, year. Price is estimated to start around $47,000, although exact pricing specs of the 2019 Raptor are not available yet.

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