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

2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor: First Crawl

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,… » 12/22/11 2:00pm 12/22/11 2:00pm

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor SuperCrew: First Drive

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… » 3/07/11 12:00pm 3/07/11 12:00pm

Air Force to End the Need for Pilots In 6th Generation Fighters

The United States Air Force is now looking for a F-22 Raptor replacement. It must be in service by 2030 and, for the first time ever, they want to be able to deploy these combat fighters unmanned and remotely controlled. » 11/06/10 7:57am 11/06/10 7:57am