Ford Puts Raptor Engine in 2019 F-150 Limited

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Ford has just announced it will put its strongest pickup truck engine (that's not a diesel) into its top-of-the-line F-150 trim level, the Limited. That means if you must have the most opulent interior matched with the most powerful gas engine available, now you can do it.

Previously only available in the F-150 Raptor, the high-output 450-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 that generates 510 pounds-feet of torque will now be the standard engine for the 2019 Ford F-150 Limited model. The diesel engine will be optional. The Limited also will be the only Ford F-150 to sport a dual exhaust system.

The F-150 Limited will feature new Camel Back two-tone-leather laser-etched massaging front seats with an individually numbered nameplate on the center console. Standard Limited F-150 features will include a trailer brake controller, a 360-degree camera system, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping and pre-collision safety systems, Sync 3, Wi-Fi access and a Bang & Olufsen sound system.

Expect this to be the most expensive half ton you can buy; pricing will be released closer to its on-sale date later this year.

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Comments

Taking a page out of GM's book with the 6.2 high country

This will decimate all.

Great job ford! Be intersting to see FE and perfomance numbers on it. Now its time to GM to unleash the 7.0L. Get it done. I'd order it in a heart beat!!

If they dont do the 7.0L. They will for sure now update the 6.2L. In love the HP wars. Its good for ALL consumers

Nice/Wow!

Another reason Ford stays ahead. Gives the customers what they want.

I'm normally not a fan of the expensive trims. Just too much money involved. But if money was no issue, I think this would be the one.

the Limited will be the only one to sport dual exhaust?
Craptor engine?

Nice ford now let’s see it make its way into the king ranch trim level

Sweet f@ck GARBAGE MOTORS AND FIAT TRUCKS. Ford is the real deal the rest is history.

All you hyping Ford seriously need to remember Chevy has been putting there largest v8 in the Denali and high country for years. Ford has held the ho 3.5 back. But you could order the 6.2 in the top of the line f150 before the 3.5 ho came out

Is this five percent of Ford's half tons sales for 2020? Six or seven percent will be considered a home run.

All you hyping Ford seriously need to remember Chevy has been putting there largest v8 in the Denali and high country for years. Ford has held the ho 3.5 back. But you could order the 6.2 in the top of the line f150 before the 3.5 ho came out


Posted by: Rowdy Douillard | Jul 26, 2018 11:18:24 AM

The difference here is that no GM buyers consider their largest V8. Ford ells more than 60% of F-150 with Ecoboost, so this will just add more sales to it. We already know how the 3.5L TT is already neck-to-neck, the H.O. will walk away from that dinosaur engine.

$h!t
i knew i should've waited another year

Is this 2wd only? Would like it in a 4wd

I find it funny how Ford is only offering their top engine in trucks that will not pull or carry anything heavier than a weeks worth of groceries.

"Taking a page out of GM's book with the 6.2 high country"

HighCountry is Chevy not GM and 6.2 is optional. GM Denali is standard with 6.2.

@ Dave,It come in 4x4 too

Ford sells more than 60% of F-150 with Ecoboost, so this will just add more sales to it. ..Posted by: Frank | Jul 26, 2018

@Frank

LOL. that's like saying that GM sells 80 percent of its half ton pickups with LS V8s. How many pickups will Ford sell with the new HO 3.5 is the question. Rest assured it is less than 10 percent and probably more like five percent.

@ amateurhour
Lol I didn't know that Chevy wasn't GM?? Interesting, I think your username explains everything.

Can you imagine how often this truck will visit and remain at the service department. Turbos, timing chains, thottle bodies, cam phasers, spark plugs are all going to have more stress and failures. HAHAHA!

I think your username explains everything.
Posted by: John | Jul 26, 2018

@John

Actually he articulated the facts correctly. You were the one who attempted to treat GM as a brand.

"3L Ecobootht veesix!"
No thanks.

$70,000 1/2ton that sounds like a kid's $7,000 civic with a fartcan on it, complete with fake exhaust noise piped in

Ford is fully capable of building a V8 cranking out specs like this, but they're hitched to the ecotoot gimmick for EPA compliance.

Oh ok. LOL! If you want to get technical, it's a GMC Denali not a GM Denali. It's too bad that GM isn't included in the upcoming HD comparison.

@papajim,

Regardless, the sales will be categorized under the Ecoboost V6 nameplate, weather it's the 2.7L, 3.5L or 3.5L HO, an Ecoboost Sales is a sale.

I don't really think PUTC nor Ford will know the percentage sold with this engine, or perhaps they will.

We'll see.

@ Frank & John
Don't forget, papajim is the smartest guy here

@ ford drools

I thought about u instantly after this came out. That sucks man!! Oh well let it work out the kinks for few years then snag one.

That's another reason why I waited for 19s HP/TQ numbers from.GM. when in saw they didn't change (disappointed BTW) I snagged an 18.

Might have to look into a blower now for sure if GM doesn't step up, but I know they will. They playing it conservative right now I believe

also, I'm guessing this truck will be over $80k. Which is absolutely crazy!!

@Frank many gm buyers would consider the 6.2 gm if it was available across all trim. Same as the 3.5ho would be picked up by Ford buyers if you could get it on the xlt. Don't be a dumb fan girl. I state facts and only facts

@ ford drools

I thought about u instantly after this came out. That sucks man!! Oh well let it work out the kinks for few years then snag one.

That's another reason why I waited for 19s HP/TQ numbers from.GM. when in saw they didn't change (disappointed BTW) I snagged an 18.

Might have to look into a blower now for sure if GM doesn't step up, but I know they will. They playing it conservative right now I believe


Posted by: TNTGMC | Jul 26, 2018 1:08:57 PM
also, I'm guessing this truck will be over $80k. Which is absolutely crazy!!


Posted by: TNTGMC | Jul 26, 2018 1:11:55 PM
yeah i agree let them figure it out for a couple years, i'll be ok but imagine how fast that is going to be
mine was 71k and those high end trucks don't get discounted much, $1500.00 was what they told me, however the owner of the Ford dealership drove it for 4500 miles, paid 55K, traded in my 2016 F-250 they gave me 40K for that i handed them a check for the rest

Don't be a dumb fan girl. I state facts and only facts


Posted by: Rowdy Douillard | Jul 26, 2018 1:22:32 PM

You're an idiot!

You know Ford's hitting the mark when the Gemmers and Fiat-folk are on here projecting again.

Don't forget, papajim is the smartest guy here
Posted by: Rob | Jul 26, 2018

@Rob

I guess that was supposed to be a shot. Ouch. That really hurt. You might consider ways that you can get more brain food.

More eggs, fish and lean meats. Eat a lot of it, you'll probably feel stronger but you'll still be dumber than three kinds of stupid.

@ Ford drools

Yes , I agree find a low mileage one. Let someone else take the hit on the high end models bc they dont give discounts much on them.

Like I said, I hope this pushes GM to up grade 6.2L or put a 7.0L in there trucks.

Also maybe this will push RAM to shove the 6.4L in the half ton? That would be nice as well.

I own a 2016 F-150 with the 3.5 Eco-Boost

I hope this pushes GM to up grade 6.2L or put a 7.0L in there trucks. Also maybe this will push RAM to shove the 6.4L in the half ton?
Posted by: TNTGMC | Jul 26, 2018

@TNTGMC

Wrong. This is no time for halfway solutions.

We have a new sheriff in Washington, the economy is strong and there is no reason not to go all out. Why not a RAM rebirth of the 440? or a GM rebirth of the 454? Ford could even come back with the 428 Police Interceptor. Let's have some fun.

@ papajim
You still aren't going to your counseling? Your comment is a prime example of your sophomania

"Wrong. This is no time for halfway solutions"
Lol Again, papajim has an obsession claiming everyone is wrong but him.

I own a 2016 F-150 with the 3.5 Eco-Boost

Posted by: Ecoboost Rules | Jul 26, 2018 2:26:56 PM

And...?

@ papajim

You can say I'm wrong that's your opinion. But when you have a 7.0L already sitting on the shelf and was in the corvette a few years ago. Why not update it and for a truck and easily get 500HP and 500+ TQ

When is the last time GM had a big block in their trucks? 2002 wasnt it with a 8.1L...and that made 330 hp and 450 TQ...my cousin had on and got 8 miles to the gallon with it!!

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Gm will need to overhaul the engine lineup for their truck line soon. The 6.2 doesn’t have much more reliable hp and tq left in it for truck duty.

The new 4 banger in the gm is the tip of the iceberg on change coming to gm’s engine lineup. I can see cadillacs 3.6 TT replacing the 6.2 as the top engine and the 5.3 hanging around as gm’s lone v8 1/2 ton

@frank thanks for proving my point. I only state facts good or bad about all brands while so many on this site want to dog whatever brand they don't drive. AND by the way I own both a 17 Ecoboost and a 18 Silverado. I like both . You are just a fan girl

HighCountry is Chevy not GM and 6.2 is optional. GM Denali is standard with 6.2.
Posted by: amateurhour | Jul 26, 2018 12:11:10 PM

Chevy is a GM. GMC is a GM. There is no chevy company, it's just a brand name and a logo.

3.6 TT replacing the 6.2 as the top engine and the 5.3 hanging around as gm’s lone v8 1/2 ton


Posted by: Boosted | Jul 26, 2018 3:38:54 PM

Very unlikely, the 3.6TT in the Caddy is rendering horrible MPG, this is why GM hasn't used them.

This thing really raises the bar a couple notches. GM's 6.2 has been squeezed as much as they can already, and there's no more juice to be had. Ford's 3.5 already competes equally with the 6.2, and sells a crap-ton more trucks with it. Now this 3.5HO will walk away with any power test.

This thing really raises the bar a couple notches. GM's 6.2 has been squeezed as much as they can already, and there's no more juice to be had. Ford's 3.5 already competes equally with the 6.2, and sells a crap-ton more trucks with it. Now this 3.5HO will walk away with any power test.
Posted by: Holysmokes | Jul 26, 2018 4:08:58 PM

GM still has the LT4 at their disposal.

@TNTGMC

the 7.0 is wrong because it's an all alloy engine and the bore spacing is maxed. Not rigid enough to be a suitable truck engine. The 440, the 428 and the 454 are in current product via aftermarket performance products, although I'm not sure if the 440 is still there. The 8.1 liter engine was tuned to big HD applications like Kodiaks, which I assume you knew.

The 454 can be easily built and tuned to run on unleaded regular or E20 and really perform. I'm surprised you don't know that.

Same with the Ford FE engine, which I think the block castings for 390s and 428s are available off the shelf. Perfect engines for pickups and don't require any high strung tuning to make the perform. Please don't tell me about gas mileage because neither the 6.2 or the 3.5 Ford turbo motor get any kind of FE at all under load.

I really did not get your point.

@ grizz

Could you imagine a factory GM LT4 SC 650HP monster. It would shake up the industry.

I have heard RAM offering the hellcat in their half tons. One can only hope both come true.

@ Frank

The 3.6L TT is caddy exclusive. But GM could build again and update a 4.3L TT that was produced about 20 years ago and smoked a Ferrari!!

@holysmokes the base 3.5ecoboost produces about 50 less hp and torq than the 6.2 so it really doesn't compete. The h.o. makes about 20 more hours but blows the doors off the 6.2 with an additional 50 fp to top out at 510 .

But what we haven't seen is how the h.o. does for hauling and towing since it has only been on the raptor, which was never designed to haul or tow like the regular f150.

@holysmokes you also can't compare sales numbers from the base 3.5 Ecoboost and the chevy 6.2, as the 3.5 is sold from the base model all the way to limited while the 6.2 is only sold on top model high country and Denali trucks.

It will be interesting to see how the 3.5 ho sells in the limited compared to GM's top models with the 6.2



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