Everybody loves pickups. Everybody loves horsepower. Everybody loves muscle. Put the three together and BOOM! Profits for car companies and happy truck owners everywhere.
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…
Because apparently buyers asked for it, here's the 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor SuperCrew. Four swingin' doors and 12 more inches of wheelbase for full-size adult haulage, a standard 411-hp 6.2-liter V8 and all the dune-pounding goodies of the original.
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.
VelociRaptor 500 is the perfect name for a Hennessey-built, supercharged, 500-HP Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. It's fast, it's scary, and it appeals to the reptilian side of your brain. Stalk! Hunt! Kill!
The 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor has some massive 4x4 truck tires. How much does a 35-inches-when-mounted-and-upright LT315/70R17 BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO tire and SVT rim actually weigh? Check the picture above to see what Edmunds found. Remember, lift with the knees.
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.
Now it’s a rare insurance agency that’ll acknowledge cars are devices intended to be driven, much less pay out on a claim if you’re bold enough to venture outside your garage, so we’re impressed by the enthusiasm the Hagerty reps show for the kind of behavior which will clearly void any policies they might issue on…