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2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Supercrew

I'm not normally a pickup kind of guy, but the 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor won me over nearly instantly. The street-legal trophy truck – there is really no other way to accurately describe it – is big, brawny and incredibly capable. Let's just say it's every bit the monster it visually portrays. I spent a week pretending I was one of Ford's Baja 1000 drivers, but lacking desert sand, I headed into the local mountains where a mild winter storm had dropped a couple inches of fresh snow on my favorite off-road park. The Ford was, for the most part, practically unstoppable. Ford... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
6.2L V8
Power:
411 HP / 434 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$46,240
As-Tested Price:
$53,595
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    Report: Ford SVT Raptor commanding 300% of US MSRP on China's gray market
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