Ford has pushed boundaries since they introduced the F-150 SVT Raptor in 2009. The 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition is a step forward to accessorize the brute, giving the 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition updates, more sophistication and updated rolling gear. The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is one of the hottest selling pickup trucks in North America.
… And well it should be.
Ford’s Raptor already dominated the “extra cool” category for pickup truck enthusiasts with a 411 horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 that cranks out 434 lbs-feet of torque. This power is electronically controlled via a six-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode and SelectShift Automatic®. The f ront axle features a Torsen® differential with 4.10 to 1 gearing and the rear axle has 4.10 to 1 gearing with an electronic locking rear diff. Add to that a super wide stance, a massive off-road tire/wheel package, skid plates, Hill Descent Control™, internal triple-bypass FOX Racing Shox™ dampers and a hell of a lot more. I
Good stuff to begin with. Progressively, Ford has updated the Raptor to increase its ability and power. Now, Ford is adding to the 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor with a host of goodies as upgrades.
According to Ford The 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition “For 2013 industry-exclusive beadlock-capable wheels were added to help increase grip in low-traction conditions, along with high-intensity discharge headlamps for improved visibility. SYNC® with MyFord Touch® was also made available for added connectivity.” – – Ford Media
The 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition has more:
Ford today reveals the 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition, which adds unique new touches to Raptor’s existing Luxury Package, including a Ruby Red Metallic exterior color and box-side graphics. Interior upgrades include Brick Red seat bolsters with black inserts and cloth honeycomb highlights, console top finish panel, and center stack and door panel appliqué accents. Raptor Special Edition is also available in Tuxedo Black Metallic.” – – Ford Media
“Raptor owners are looking for a high-performing, uncompromising off-road pickup truck with the features and luxuries found in today’s premium trucks,” said Doug Scott, Ford truck group marketing manager. “Since its launch in 2009, we’ve continually moved Raptor forward in capability and design, and the 2014 Special Edition is the best Raptor yet.”
The 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition will be available this fall.
Check out this video of the heavily revised Toyota Tundra!
Looks interesting, I wonder when we’ll get our hands on one.