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Take A Closer Look At The 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor And Its New Features: Video

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The 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor was just revealed a couple of days ago, and The Blue Oval provided us with a lot of information about the third-generation model at that time. That includes the fact that it will only be available in SuperCrew configuration, as Ford Authority was the first to report, and that the newest Raptor will be pretty good at catching air, too. But this new video from Ford takes a closer look at the 2021 F-150 Raptor in a cool and exciting way.

Here, we get to see the 2021 F-150 Raptor ripping through the desert while the camera gives us a closeup of all the pickup’s nifty new features. It kicks off by highlighting the truck’s brand new five-link rear coil spring suspension, which features extra-long trailing arms, a Panhard rod, and 24-inch coil springs.

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That new suspension also improves the new Ford F-150 Raptor’s wheel travel by 25 percent over the outgoing model, up to 15 inches in the rear, as well as 14 inches up front, when equipped with 35-inch tires. Next-generation Fox Live Valve internal bypass shocks with electronic control technology and position-sensitive damping round out the suspension upgrades.

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Next up, we have the Raptor’s newly optional, first-in-class 37-inch BFGoodrich all-terrain T/A K02 tires, which are available on the model for the first time. Another first-in-class feature is the Raptor’s new active valve dual exhaust, which features a patent-pending built-in X-pipe, unique “trombone loop,” true passthrough muffler design, and four sound level modes – Quiet, Normal, Sport, and Baja.

The 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor will be built at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, and will be available in showrooms this summer. As far as the long-rumored 5.2L Predator V8 powered, Ram TRX killing version, well, all Ford will say for now is that a V8-powered “Raptor R” is coming next year. But we’re happy to point out that Ford Authority was the first to report that the third-gen F-150 Raptor would offer a V8 back in the summer of 2019.

We’ll have more on the 2021 F-150 Raptor soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for more Ford F-Series news, Ford F-150 newsFord F-150 Raptor news, and continuous Ford news coverage.

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Written by Brett Foote

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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