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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
 
Brown's Ford & Mercury Inc.
(518) 843-4600
4419 State Highway 30
Amsterdam, NY
 
Orange Motors
(518) 489-5414
799 Central Ave
Albany, NY
 
Specchio Ford Inc
(607) 535-7151
602 North Franklin
Watkins Glen, NY
 
Skinner Sales Inc
(315) 866-3530
700 Mohawk Street
Herkimer, NY
 
Skinner - Damulis, Inc.
(315) 858-1350
3144 Us Highway 20
Richfield Sprgs, NY
 
Royal Ford & Mercury Motors, I
(607) 687-0424
3964 Waverly Rd Rt 17c West
Owego, NY
 
Fairport Ford, LLC
(585) 586-4415
71 Marsh Road
East Rochester, NY
 
H & L Ford, Inc.
(315) 252-7255
305 Grant Avenue
Auburn, 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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