The 2017 Ford Raptor is redesigned, re-engined, and it looks great in pictures. But now it’s faced with the challenge of proving itself all over again. So Ford is putting it through six major off-road races this year, in stock condition. Sort of.
The French Air Force and Royal Air Force have sent their finest equipment and crews to Langley AFB in Virginia to take part in an inaugural exercise, dubbed simply “Trilateral Exercise,” alongside the 1st Fighter Wing’s F-22 Raptors. This international air combat force will focus on integrated training for taking on…
One of my objectives in life is to binge-watch as many shows as humanly possible. The other is to find places where I am surrounded by beautiful vehicles. Such a place could be a dealership, a showroom or just a plain ol’ parking lot - the only criteria is that there must be at least one awesome car somewhere in the…
Watching this B-roll of the 2017 Ford Raptor doodling around Michigan’s Silver Lake sand dunes we realized; this must be what every car commercial looks like before it’s tuned up with sweet jumps and sound effects.
As if they suddenly came to an epiphany, the United States Air Force brass is now admitting what many of us have been screaming about for so long: We didn’t build nearly enough F-22s, and the F-35 cannot simply pick up the slack. So why aren’t those who pushed so hard to cancel the F-22 program being held accountable?
We know the 2017 Ford Raptor will have a 3.5 twin turbo V6, ten-speed automatic transmission, and of course the new F-150’s aluminum body. No real claims have been made on the truck’s power or weight, but Forza 6 has numbers. Think they mean anything?
Ford maintains a 66 mile course of sand and slag to test their trucks off-road, and after whipping the 2017 Ford Raptor through it they say the new aluminum-bodied 3.5 liter turbo truck made a 25 percent improvement on lap times over the old 6.2 V8.
In an act that can only be described as pure and utter genius, a shop in South Carolina dropped a Ford Raptor rolling chassis under a fifth generation Bronco body. The result? A badass, classic two-door SUV that drives like your favorite modern desert runner.
If you’re like me, you wake up every day hoping you’re gonna get to whip donuts in a pickup truck around somebody holding a camera. Here’s to the guy in this red Ford Raptor who got to realize that fantasy the other day.
The 2011 to 2014 Ford Raptor is highly off-road capable with 411 horsepower. The Shelby Baja 700 adds a 2.9 liter supercharger, big ol' exhaust, jump-worthy suspension, and takes the output up to (you guessed it) 700 horsepower.
Until now, you had two choices for four-wheel-drive systems in trucks.
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.
As a team effort, the Blue Angels can't be beat in terms formation precision. Maybe I gravitate to things that are new and shiny like a fish chasing a flashy lure I've been hooked. The F/A-18s are sure looking long in the tooth compared to the dynamic flight demo displayed by the F-22 Raptor.
Spy shots of been cropping up here and there of the next-generation Ford Raptor. They pretty much look like regular Raptors with weird rags draped over the grille, but a photographer has finally reported something interesting about it: apparently it sounds like a turbo V6.
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.