Next Ford F-150 Raptor Brings a Coil-Spring Rear Suspension

Next Ford F-150 Raptor Brings a Coil-Spring Rear Suspension_image

The latest spy photos reveal the coil-spring rear suspension on the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor.

Car and Driver spied a test vehicle and noticed Fox shocks with orange components, plus, importantly, a more progressive coil-spring setup instead of the leaf-spring suspension at the rear, while the standard 2021 F-150 still comes with leaf springs.

The next F-150 Raptor will have revised head- and taillights, a more aggressive hood, wider body, bigger fender flares; higher ride height compared with the regular model, large all-terrain tires, and skid plates.

Ram uses coil-springs for a decade (since 2009), including the upcoming Ram TRX with a supercharged 6.2-liter 700-hp V8.

To compete with this monster, the Ford F-150 Raptor should be also powered by a potent engine with a supercharger, like the GT500’s 5.2-liter 760-hp eight-cylinder mill.

However, it will most likely get an upgraded twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 as standard, mated to the brand’s ten-speed automatics.

The 2021 Raptor should be unveiled this year, and go on sale sometime in 2021 starting at around $55,000.

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