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2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Syracuse NY

Ford's Special Vehicles Team (SVT) performance arm has worked its magic on the F-150 pickup twice before. Both of those offerings, the F-150 SVT Lightnings of 1993-1995 and 1999-2004, were hopped-up street trucks. For 2010, SVT is at it again.

Koerner Ford of Syracuse Inc
(315) 474-4275
805 West Genessee
Syracuse, NY
 
Dave Pirro Ford, Inc.
(315) 685-3441
1364 E. Genesee St., P.o. Box 146
Skaneateles, NY
 
Breakey Motors Inc
(607) 865-6545
87 Delaware St.
Walton, NY
 
Van Bortel Ford, Inc.
(585) 924-9525
7325 Victor-pittsford Road
Victor, NY
 
Concord Ford Lincoln - Mercury Inc
(315) 331-3223
5274 Route 31 West
Newark, NY
 
Romano Ford
(315) 637-4491
5431 N Burdick Street
Fayetteville, NY
 
Dana Motors Ltd.
(718) 983-8700
266 West Service Road
Staten Island, NY
 
New Country Ford Inc
(518) 584-7272
3002 Route 50
Saratoga Springs, NY
 
Morris Ford - Mercury
(800) 252-0104
872 Saratoga Road
Burnt Hills, NY
 
Plattsburgh Ford, Inc.
(518) 561-5030
320 Cornelia Street
Plattsburgh, NY
 

2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

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Critical Knowledge:
  • New performance off-road version of F-150 pickup
  • Inspired by off-road racing trucks
  • Wider body and increased suspension travel
  • 320-hp, 5.4-liter V-8 engine at launch
  • 6.2-liter V-8 engine available later
  • Reworked front suspension
  • Internal bypass shocks by Fox Racing Shox
  • Uses SuperCab body style
  • Available summer 2009

Introduction
Ford's Special Vehicles Team (SVT) performance arm has worked its magic on the F-150 pickup twice before. Both of those offerings, the F-150 SVT Lightnings of 1993-1995 and 1999-2004, were hopped-up street trucks. For 2010, SVT is at it again. This time, SVT is aiming at off-road enthusiasts with the 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor.

The SVT Raptor will fit in the mold of the pre-runner trucks that are used to scout a course prior to an off-road race. It will start with the SuperCab version redesigned F-150, and incorporate suspension modifications to improve off-roading and exterior changes for a more aggressive look. It will initially come with the largest engine currently offered in the F-150, a 5.4-liter V-8, but a more-powerful 6.2-liter V-8 engine will be available later. To whet consumers' appetites for the new performance pickup, Ford is entering a factory-modified version of the truck in late November, called the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor R, in the Baja 1000 Mexican off-road race. An SVT official says the company will use lessons learned in the Baja 1000 to further develop the truck prior to its release next summer.

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