Bloomberg's Matt Miller just paid a visit to Ford's Dearborn Truck Plant known as "The Rouge" to pick up his new F-150 Raptor and see how the most popular pickup in America comes together. The setup is pretty impressive. »
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… »
Why did Top Gear USA host and hooning legend Tanner Foust bring a Ford SVT Raptor to the Nürburgring? Because he could, that's why, which is the best reason to do something like this.
Benjamin Sloss Treynor is the Vice President of Engineering at Google. He's smart. He's rich. And he loves cars. »
If you're ready for the latest iteration of Ford's meanest truck, the time has come. The 2013 F-150 SVT Raptor has arrived. »
The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor pickup emerged in 2007 as a desert runner, was recast as a Michigan mudder and then as a snowbird-slash-missile-site-transporter. For its fourth phase, Ford is positioning the long-travel-suspension pickup as a rock crawler. Having never scrabbled the Earth's craggy layer in a truck before,… »
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? »
The CIM-10 Bomarc surface-to-air missile was a lunatic collaboration between the Michigan Aerospace Research Center and Boeing. A rocket/ramjet hybrid of the rip-roaring postwar military-industrial complex, the Bomarc was designed to hurtle itself into an advancing formation of Tupolevs at 2 1/2 times the speed of… »