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2021 Ford F-150 Raptor: This Is What It Is Going To Look Like (PHOTOS)




The 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor is coming sooner than you think. The high-performance Raptor was notably absent from the 2021 F-150 pickup reveal, but here is what to expect.

Like the recently revealed 2021 F-150, it will have styling updates inside and out and may get the GT500’s V-8.

However, the 2021 Raptor is certainly on its way, and the new version will follow the same mantra as the last two generations.

The third-generation Raptor should sport unique exterior styling, as illustrated above.

The front end will likely use the new headlight design of the 2021 F-150. This will incorporate a unique front grille just like those that made previous-gen Raptors so distinctive.

Expect a revised front bumper to improve the approach angle. In addition, there will be skid plates to protect the underbody. There will be a wider body and larger fender flares compared with the standard F-150.

With the Ram TRX about to enter the foray of high-performance off-road trucks with a 700-plus-horsepower Hellcat engine, we are sure that Ford will not want to be left behind.

There will also be an upgraded version of the current Raptor’s twin-turbocharged 3.5-litre V-6 is one option. However, the 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque it makes in its current iteration won’t be nearly enough.

A hybrid system like the standard 2021 F-150’s newly available gas-electric drivetrain could boost those numbers somewhat, although many Raptor buyers might find a hybrid offensive.

Als0, Ford could finally release a Raptor with the supercharged 5.2-litre V-8 found in the GT500. This has been rumoured for some time. We could even see the Blue Oval offering two different powertrain options for the 2021 Raptor. The 10-speed automatic transmission from the last generation will likely carry over.

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor

The new Raptor at one point was rumored to adopt a coil-spring rear suspension instead of leaf springs. That seems unlikely given that the standard 2021 F-150 continues on with the leaf-spring setup.

However, compared with the standard truck, the Raptor will surely once again have substantial upgrades, such as a wider track, longer suspension travel, higher ground clearance, and upgraded shocks.

The other important off-road oriented bits such as meaty tires, optional bead-lock wheels, and an optional front-axle Torsen differential should be present on the next-gen Raptor too. is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

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