2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Kalamazoo MI

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.

Galesburg Ford, Inc.
(269) 665-7015
10150 East Michigan
Galesburg, MI
 
Tony Betten & Son's Ford Inc
(616) 363-6841
3839 Plainfield Avenue N.e
Grand Rapids, MI
 
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(800) 610-3781
55 W M-55
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Gateway Ford Inc
(800) 262-0719
1820 S Centerville Road
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Harold Zeigler Ford
(269) 685-5801
1260 M-89 West
Plainwell, MI
 
Suburban Ford of Waterford, LLC
(248) 674-4781
5900 Highland Road
Waterford, MI
 
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(906) 632-2278
638 Ridge St
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Saginaw Valley Ford Lincoln-Mercury
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(269) 782-2151
56081 M-51 South
Dowagiac, MI
 

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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