2012 Ford SVT Raptor Has New Torsen Differential

Ford has made a change here and there to make the 2012 F-150 SVT Raptor even more attractive to people looking to buy a high-performance truck. The significant tweaks include the fact that a locking differential will be available for the independent front suspension.
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The last model year only had an open front differential and lockable rear. However, the 2012 model keeps the electrically actuated rear lock, but adds a new traction-tuned front Torsen differential. This is composed of a set of cams that cause full diff lock if the truck is seeing slip between the right and left tires up front.

This will greatly help its off-road capabilities, especially up steep slopes and when one wheel can’t make contact with the ground.

Optional goodies for the 2012 SVT Raptor include a front camera option to allow drivers to see what’s happening directly in front of the tires. To check out what’s happening, the driver gets direct feed to an 8-inch screen in the center stack. There’s even a special washer to keep the camera clean.

In addition to this, all 2012 Raptors benefit from a number of styling changes, both inside and out. Exterior changes include a new Raptor logo and a graphics package that brings two diagonal stripes.

Inside the pickup, a matte anodized blue treatment can be specified, and there’s also an optional colored seat package.

A new set of Euroflange wheels that keep more of their mass inside and away from potential damage.
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