It has become official. Ford has definitely been planning to take over the market of electrified vehicles by 2020. Besides Mustang and Escape, it seems that another popular model is going to offer its hybrid version. It will be the new 2020 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. We are sure that the fans should hope for some serious changes and updates here, although most of these details haven’t been quite confirmed.
- improved exterior and interior
- available hybrid version.
- lots of details still not confirmed.
The exterior design of this full-size truck can be seen as quite fresh since it has recently undergone some significant changes and improvements. However, the upcoming 2020 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor should show some revolutionary enhancements in order to stay competitive in the market of trucks and keep that reputation of being one of the most popular and best-selling ones. Besides its styling, a truck like this should also pay attention to its suspension system and towing capacity since it has been known as an excellent off-roader. The F-150 has always been a great choice either you need a truck for your working tasks or your wild off-road adventures. It can easily face any type of rough and challenging terrain. However, its recognizable off-road and aggressive look should be soothed by some quite elegant and refined features as well.
Little has been known of the interior that the 2020 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, but it will certainly bring some innovations, at least in terms of technology and safety. Also, the truck should make more space inside its cabin since some of its rivals offer much more room. Be that as it may, the seats will be comfortable and supportive during those bumpy rides. The front seats will even offer options such as heating and ventilation. The center console should reveal an 8.0-inch infotainment touch-screen that will provide some of the latest high-tech options such as USB ports, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi hotspot. When it comes to safety systems and driver assist features, its package should be upgraded as well and include adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, a rearview camera, auto high beams and others.
When it comes to regular model, the 2020 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will probably keep its 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged option under its hood, but this hasn’t been confirmed yet. This engine in its current version hits 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. The truck should come with all-wheel drive and a ten-speed automatic transmission. On the other hand, that keenly anticipated hybrid version should combine a gasoline engine and an electric motor as it has been the case with its upcoming cousins Ford Escape and Ford Mustang. However, we are waiting for more exact information at the moment.
2020 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Release Date and Price
The release date of the 2020 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor hasn’t been revealed yet. The starting price of a regular model should have the range of $40,000 – $50,000 while the hybrid version will probably be a bit more expensive.
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