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VelociRaptor 600 Is The Ultimate Ass-Hauling Off-Road 2015 Ford F-150

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Hennessey built over 400 VelociRaptor high-performance versions of the outgoing F-150, and they plan to work their magic again on the new aluminum-bodied truck to create the 2015 Ford F-150 VelociRaptor 600 Supercharged; easily the fastest and most off-road ready rendition of the pickup yet.

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Based on a 2015 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCrew 5.0 V8, The VelociRaptor 600 package, named for its output of "600+ horsepower," adds a Roots-type supercharger running 8 PSI of boost. A high-flow air intake and exhaust help the engine breath while upgraded fuel injectors keep it fed. Engine management is tuned to make the most of those new toys.

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Illustration for article titled VelociRaptor 600 Is The Ultimate Ass-Hauling Off-Road 2015 Ford F-150

Hennessey is planning on building no more than 500 examples of the 2015 VelociRaptor, which will be sold through Ford dealers for $73,500 complete, including a three year, 36,000 mile factory warranty.

The package includes 17" Hennessey wheels wearing 33" BFGoodrich tires. Off-road coilover suspension, beefy front and rear bumpers, a winch, LED light bars, and Brembo brakes will be on the options list at added cost.

The VelociRaptor looks like a solid Raptor alternative for off-road enthusiasts who can't wait for the next generation of Ford's factory performance pickup, though I have a feeling even when the new Raptor does come out it this supercharged monster will still be able to run it down.

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Hennessey is also planning on introducing upgrades for EcoBoost-powered F-150s in the near future.

Images via Hennessey

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