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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
 
Newins Bay Shore Ford Inc
(631) 665-1300
219 W Main St
Bay Shore, NY
 
Crossroads Ford/Mercury
(518) 756-2105
2466 Route 9w
Ravena, NY
 
Shepard Bros Inc
(585) 394-1000
20 Eastern Blvd
Canandaigua, NY
 
Romano Ford
(315) 637-4491
5431 N Burdick Street
Fayetteville, NY
 
Douglass Ford
(585) 468-2458
5 East Street
Nunda, NY
 
Rhinebeck Ford, Inc.
(845) 876-4440
3667 Route 9g
Rhinebeck, NY
 
Jack Byrne Ford & Mercury
(518) 664-9841
1003 Hudson River Road
Mechanicville, NY
 
Aero Ford - Mercury Inc
(518) 234-4385
2457 State Route 7
Cobleskill, 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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