The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 6.2 gives Dearborn's purpose-built off-roader an extra dose of power. Hennessey's 600-hp, twin-turbocharged version of the 6.2 gives it an Olympic-sized swimming pool full of testosterone.
Externally, the 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is indistinguishable from the 2010 model. But under its skin lives a brand-new, 6.2-liter, 411-hp V-8. We didn't desert race it, but we did cover it in two inches of mud.
The Texas Auto Writers Association, made up mostly of people whose work you've never seen, has named the Ford F-150 Raptor SVT the "Truck of Texas." We question the decision makers but not the decision. Like Katemcy, the Raptor rocks.
SVT engineers had a choice: make another Lightning or do something no manufacturer has ever done before — produce a high-speed off-road super truck. The 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, the fastest off-road vehicle we've ever driven, is the result.
This less sedate sneak preview for Ford's upcoming "Born in Baja" film features lots of snarling and grunting coming from the race-prepped Baja 1000 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. Headphones and high volume recommended.
According to a catheterized pickup truck-lover at PickupTrucks.com, the base price for the 5.4-liter V8-equipped 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor will be $38,995. That's only $3,000 more than a well-equipped F-150 FX4!