The ultimate off-road runner is back, with the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. A twin-turbo Ecoboost V6 engine. A 10-speed transmission. And it's six inches wider than the standard model. This is the one truck everyone will have a burning, yearning desire for.
When you throw a 411 hp 6.2-liter V8 into a light duty pickup truck, amazing things are bound to happen. That's why Ford gave us the F-150 Raptor.
Ford's 2012 model updates for the every-terrain F-150 SVT Raptor bless it with a few nifty new tricks, like a front grille-mounted camera. But it also decided kill the best Raptor color, Molten Orange. Why can't we have nice things?
Police in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, have added a Ford F-150 Raptor to their desert-friendly fleet. The dry riverbeds fill with the tears of Toyota Land Cruisers. (H/T to Omar!)
Motorcycle modder and detested celebrity Jesse James took delivery on a new Hennessey VelociRaptor, a 575-hp, supercharged version of the Ford Raptor truck, fulfilling the new-pickup ownership legally required of all divorced men relocating to Texas.
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.
Oh no! Someone's rolled an Ford F-150 SVT Raptor after just 1,917 miles, completely tearing the front passenger-side suspension out and smashing the hell out of the cabin. It's going to auction, expected sale price: $6,200.
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.