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Dino 04-11-2017 03:31 PM

Possible 7.0L V8?
 
There seems to be some rumors running around that the 2019 Raptor could be featuring a 7.0L V8 as a power plant. Called the 7X V8.

What do you guys think about that?

https://www.autoevolution.com/news/f...it-116876.html

siezn 04-13-2017 02:50 PM

I want it but give the current automotive climate and what the industry calls for these days, that V8 better get good enough mileage.
All this time I was expecting a more fuel friendly powerplant and not something even bigger in displacement.

Jeff 04-13-2017 03:51 PM

I don't think anyone was expecting them to push an even larger v8 out of their arsenal but because of that reason.... I really want one now. Just to have what could potentially be the last iteration of a Ford V8

siezn 04-16-2017 02:11 AM

This might be their way to end off the big V8 era, going forward in the next iteration we might see more of what I talked about. Its not what everyone wants to hear but its reality.

Dino 04-18-2017 03:44 PM

I'm going to be real interested to see what kind of mileage this thing will get. Probably some cylinder deactivation tech will be going on in there.

Jeff 04-20-2017 03:08 PM

It may be a lot better than you expect or a lot worse than you expect. It could be geared to just be a seriously fast pickup truck, something like the SRT10 Ram back then.


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