Everybody in the auto industry is eagerly waiting for the arrival of 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, the bank warrior, to come to dealerships, but that will not take place pending fall 2016. Instead of waiting for the off-road motor vehicle to start manufacture, the auto enthusiasts may expect the arrival of the 2016 Shelby F-150 truck.
Though this model will be manufactured with the limited quantity of 50 vehicles, it is expected to come with a whopping power output to offer better performance. Besides this power boost, the new F-150 is also expected to come with necessary updates in the equipment section and some minor tweaks in its interior and exterior styling.
New Shelby F-150 Exterior
It is uncomplicated to observe that the 2016 Shelby truck is not a normal Raptor. The vehicle’s front bumper will be changed with a tube construction one with a hollow space for installing the LED light bar. The corner elements have net guards opposite to two LED lighting pods secluded at the back. Around the sides of the vehicle’s body, they are attached with improved wheels of diameter of 18 inches. Truck wearing the newest K02 all-road tires from BFGoodrich with the improved tread sketch and better in-house structure.
Around the back end of the new vehicle, the automaker has done some minor tweaks. Accordingly, the company bumper makes way for the convention steel unit. It is prepared with the LED light peapods and fasteners made of stainless steel. Binary-tip chrome completed exhaust pipe peaks underneath the right side quarter board, providing a light indicator that lies underneath the hood.
In addition to these changes, the new Shelby F-150 2016 would get a distinct paint finish that includes the base blue color paint and binary. Of-course all with white racing stripes, which persist down the door bottom, accompanied by the Shelby name.
2016 Shelby F-150 Interior
Like the external, the inner also receives some minor tweaks. The leather seats within the cabin are adorned with bright cowhide, with black and blue shades, with the embellished Shelby name at the back of the seats. The remaining inside elements of the new F-150 remains unchanged. However, the equipment section of the new vehicle comes prepared with the latest model Sync infotainment system. Also a group of additional keys, and a leather-covered guiding wheel with a red-tinted centerline marker.
Other distinguished technical features that come with the new 2016 Ford F150 Shelby edition comprise best auditory system, a massive touch-screen with Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi and smart phone grouping. Though the majority of the indoor features of the new truck are not yet uncovered by the manufacturer. It is positive that the cabin of the new vehicle is estimated to tender extraordinary lavishness, ease and soothe.
2016 Shelby F-150 Supercharged 700hp Engine
The automaker has paid more attention to improve the performance and the fuel cutback.
The new truck is going to be powered by a V8, 5.0-liter capacity Ti-VCT engine to get the greatest power and torque of 385 HP and 387 pounds for each foot respectively. To boost the power to 700 HP, the engine is incorporated with a supercharger in the superior throttle body, elevated-flow petroleum injectors, a free-streaming Borla exhaust system and a lofty-concert heat exchanger.
Power is transmitted to all the wheels of the vehicle through a six-pace computerized gearbox. The Torsen restricted slip differential will supply the power to the front wheels, whereas the electronic locking differential will supply the power to the back wheels.
With this 2016 Shelby F150 engine design, truck gets better acceleration that makes it to attain the speed from the start to 60 mph velocity in 4.5 seconds and assists it to get the highest velocity of 135 mph.
Date of release and the price
The 2016 Shelby F-150 release date will be offered to the public for sale during the concluding part of 2015. Regarding pricing, the new vehicle that comes outfitted with the 385-horsepower engine will be offered with the initial cost of $ 85,495, whereas the new vehicle powered by the 700-horsepower engine will be available at an initial cost of $ 98,995.
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