Ford F-150 Raptor 2019: Confined focus on the active dampers

Updated Oct 05, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

This arrival of the updated Ford F-150 Raptor 2019 brings along many color options.

If you’re looking for a significant upgrade to the Ford F-150 Raptor 2019 exterior, you may be disappointed right now to learn that the model confines most of its focus on the active dampers to boost terrain handling.

It comes official that the Fox internal-bypass dampers engineered at Dearborn Truck Plant will be enforced by Live Valve technology to allow continuous adjustment over damping. This setup of suspension is ranked class-first by Ford. Besides, Sensors are equipped in the truck body and the suspension to enhance handling and comfort.

What’s more about the suspension, it is channeled to the Terrain Management System to guarantee the best integration of systems, alongside which the Trail Control system intensifies low-speed control in off-roading drives. Just in case you want to know more about the Trail Control, it works to automatically generate braking and power for each wheel so that the driver can attend to steering inputs.

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angular front of the Ford F-150 Raptor 2019

2019 model Ford F-150 Raptor confines most of its focus on the active dampers to boost terrain handling

interior of the Ford F-150 Raptor 2019

The Ford F-150 Raptor 2019's interior emulates the Ford GT supercar’s interior trim

No changes made to the engine which is still a 3.5L turbocharged EcoBoost V6 petrol unit means the vehicle is good for 450 HP/691 Nm. The powertrain works in conjunction with a ten-speed automatic transmission powering all four wheels.

The F-150’s interior welcomes the Recaro sport seats, accent stitching, and blue Alcantara. According to the company, this setup emulates the Ford GT supercar’s interior trim.

This arrival of the updated Ford F-150 Raptor brings along many color options including Agate Black, Velocity Blue, and Ford Performance Blue all of which is added with a revised rear appliqué. The last thing about its exterior is the joining of beadlock-capable wheels with a new design.

The carmaker announced the Ford F-150 Raptor 2019 is scheduled to head for sale before the beginning of 2019.

angular front of the Ford F-150 Raptor 2019

The vehicle is good for 450 HP/ 691 Nm thanks to a 3.5L turbocharged EcoBoost V6 petrol powertrain

Video: New Ford F-150 Raptor Pickup Truck Has Arrived: Review of 2019 Upgrades and Specifications

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Know more about Ford F-150 2022

Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 2022 is a full-size pickup truck that is now in its fourteenth generation. This generation was launched in the Philippine market in November 2021. Locally, the sole variant of the F-150 is the Lariat 3.0 V6 4x4 AT, and it has a price tag of Php 3,398,000. Under the hood of the all-new Ford F-150 is a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel mill. At maximum, this engine can churn out 250 horsepower and 596 Nm of torque. Power from the said engine is distributed to all four wheels via a 4x4 drivetrain, and it also uses a 10-speed automatic gearbox.

Size-wise, the F-150 Lariat 4x4 3.0 V6 AT is 5,885mm long, 2,431mm wide, and 1,961mm in height. It has a wheelbase length of  3,693mm, and a ground clearance of 239mm. The Ford F-150's only competitor in the local market is the Ram 1500.

₱ 3,398,000

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