The 2013 Shelby Raptor is ridiculous, wonderful

What do you do with a truck that comes equipped with seventeen Shelby logos? A truck that has 4 LED light bars, three feet of suspension travel, a Whipple twin-screw supercharger that, when mounted to the Ford Raptor's 6.2-liter V8, churns out 575 horsepower and a whine reminiscent of a Klaxon on an exploding… » 7/31/13 1:04pm 7/31/13 1:04pm

Hennessey's Velociraptor SUV Is The Truck For An Offroad Family Madman

You've always wanted a Ford Raptor, but you've had two problems with it: It isn't powerful enough and the uncovered bed doesn't provide your family and gear with the protection it so sorely needs. Well, have no fear, Hennessey have come to the rescue with this: The 600 horsepower Velociraptor SUV. Holy crap. » 5/20/13 9:48am 5/20/13 9:48am

A Day With A Ford Raptor Put The Biggest Smile On My Face

My usual qualifier for a good car is whether or not it constantly puts a smile on my face. This means I like a lot of cars that are, on paper, bad choices. A Nissan Altima has never made me smile, nor has a Chevrolet Cruze –- yet both are cars I'd recommend to people looking in those respective segments if they want… » 1/27/13 12:00pm 1/27/13 12:00pm

2013 Ford F-150 Raptor SVT: Will It Baby?

Let's just get this out of the way right up front: nobody at Ford was ever thinking about the Raptor in terms of a baby-toting car. That's absolutely fine. This is a vehicle designed for doing things off road in a flashy, loud, fun way, not puttering around town doing family things. » 11/15/12 4:00pm 11/15/12 4:00pm