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2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Utica 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.

Dons Ford, Inc.
(315) 797-1520
5712 Horatio Street
Utica, NY
 
Carbone Ford Lincoln-Mercury of Rome
(315) 337-0830
1925 Black River Boulevard
Rome, NY
 
Queens Boulevard Ford Lincoln-Mercury
(718) 657-8888
139-40 Queens Blvd
Jamaica, NY
 
Specchio Ford Inc
(607) 535-7151
602 North Franklin
Watkins Glen, NY
 
Fairport Ford, LLC
(585) 586-4415
71 Marsh Road
East Rochester, NY
 
Skinner Sales Inc
(315) 866-3530
700 Mohawk Street
Herkimer, NY
 
Sunshine Ford Lincoln - Mercury Inc.
(845) 561-3900
40 Route 17k
Newburgh, NY
 
Romano Ford
(315) 637-4491
5431 N Burdick Street
Fayetteville, NY
 
Brown's Ford & Mercury Inc.
(518) 843-4600
4419 State Highway 30
Amsterdam, NY
 
Concord Ford Lincoln - Mercury Inc
(315) 331-3223
5274 Route 31 West
Newark, 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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