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    First Drive: 2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

    Exhilaration At 1 MPH When thinking about the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, one tends to picture an orange meteor barreling across the desert at absurd velocities, flying through the air, long-travel suspension dangling its dirty bits below. That's partially because desert storming and bombing down ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Timewarp 1993 Ford F-150 Lightning

    Long before Ford turned its attention to building one of the most capable production off-road trucks in all the land, the company's SVT engineers spent their time trying to wring the most straight-line speed possible from an F-150. The result was the first-generation Ford F-150 Lightning – ...

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    Video: Ford releases 2012 F-150 SVT Raptor video with a lot less jumping

    Ford has released a new advertisement for the 2012 F-150 SVT Raptor, and while it's entertaining, the clip is a good bit more demure than the footage we've seen from the company in the past. Gone are the shots of the off-road bruiser sailing through the desert air. Instead, the truck has turned ...

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    Official: Ford SVT Raptor gets new Torsen diff and interior package among 2012 changes

    It's no secret that we're big fans of the Ford Raptor pickup. After all, there aren't many vehicles you can drive straight off the showroom floor, over and through harsh desert terrain at high speed and then back again. But Ford decided its off-road-ready truck needed a few updates for the 2012 ...

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    Video: Ford SVT Raptor with... six doors?! Only in the UAE

    The United Arab Emirates is a land that continually breathes new life into the phrase "More money than sense." The new prime example of this is a custom-built Ford SVT Raptor that believes the prime number of doors is six. Said to hail from the UAE, it's quite clear that anything goes in the Land ...

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    Exclusive: SVT boss goes on record about Ford Raptor frame damage claims [w/video]

    Over the last several weeks, there have been a number of reports on web forums of frame damage incidents involving the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. Thanks to a number of reader tips, Autoblog was the first news outlet to inquire with Ford about the matter. After launching its own investigation into the ...

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    Video: Mopar explains why Ram Runner is better than Raptor, do you agree?

    The Ram Runner Stage II kit makes for one very impressive Ram 1500. Performance modifications like beefed-up control arms, Fox shocks and 14 inches of wheel travel make us want to pit the modified Ram against the 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor in a high-speed dirt race to the death finish ...

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    Reader Spy: U.S. Border Patrol finally gets its leatherless Ford Raptors

    U.S. Border Patrol Ford Raptors being delivered – Click above for image gallery
    What the U.S. Federal Government wants, the U.S. Federal Government gets. And what the Customs and Border Protection division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security wanted were at least 10 Ford SVT Raptor ...

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    Report: 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor SuperCrew to start at $44,315*

    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor SuperCrew– Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ready to go stompin' around with your friends in a Baja-blastin' Ford SVT Raptor, but don't know how much you'll need to plunk down for the new-for-2011 four-door SuperCrew? Grab your pen and your checkbook, then write ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Ex-Bondurant Cobra-engined Roush Ford Crown Victoria [w/video]

    Ex-Bondurant Cobra-engined Roush Ford Crown Victoria – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're aching for some seat time in the the new Ford Police Interceptor, but given our choice of flogging one of the new-school bruisers or one of the old-school cruisers, we know which one we'd ...

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    Automobile checks in for border control duty with Ford F-150 Raptor

    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor serves and protects
    Aside from the recent dust-up over immigration law in Arizona, we've heard very little about America's efforts on border patrol lately. Where once we heard all about fences, militia parties and night-vision, now the collective media consciousness is ...

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    Reader Spy: Ford F-150 SVT Raptor SuperCrew spotted naked and unashamed

    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor SuperCrew – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Autoblog reader Geo happened to be cruising on I-275 in Detroit last week when he was passed by a convoy of Ford F-150 pickups. Snugged smack dab in the middle was none other than the upcoming F-150 SVT Raptor ...

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    First Drive: 2010 Ford SVT Raptor 6.2 is born to fly

    2010 Ford SVT Raptor 6.2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Unless you're a died-in-the-burlap save-the-planet kind of person, you probably think the 2010 Ford SVT Raptor is freakin' cool. There's not a factory truck on the planet that can wing across the desert floor with equal ease, ...

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    Video: Hennessey gets Ford's SVT Raptor 6.2-liter rippin' on a dyno

    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 6.2 gets dyno'd - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The 6.2-liter V8-powered Ford F-150 SVT Raptor went on sale less than two weeks ago and Ford tells us that it already has 3,000 orders signed, sealed and awaiting delivery. While that would spell disaster for ...

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    Video: KBB gets down, dirty and airborn with the Ford Raptor

    KBB spends time aloft in the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Do we even need to say again that we love the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor? No? All right. But we do. Anyway, if we can't be actually driving the thing, what we'll take after that is someone else ...

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    Ford Raptor 6.2-liter goes on sale, nearly 3,000 already ordered

    2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you've been holding off on taking the plunge on a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor until the more potent 6.2-liter engine found its way to the option sheet, we've got good news for you. The big 411 horsepower, 434 lb-ft of torque ...

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    Report: Global 'high-performance' Ford Focus variant to spawn U.S. SVT version?

    Next-gen Ford Focus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It may not be an earth-shattering revelation or anything – Ford's own Jost Capito said about as much a couple weeks back – but Ford has reportedly confirmed at the Geneva Motor Show that it is merging its European and ...

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    Sneak Peek: 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 w/ SVT Performance Package [w/video]

    2011 Shelby GT500 with SVT Performance Pack - Click above for high-res image gallery.Follow the jump to watch video
    The latest Ford Racing email newsletter contains some juicy stuff for Mustang fans. It confirms that the 2011 Shelby GT500 will be revealed this coming Monday, February 8, at ...

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    Inside Line editors pick their 'Most Wanted' for 2010 - do you agree?

    Inside Line Most Wanted 2010 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We love award season, even if it is a bit tough to keep up with them all. Motor Trend has a set of golden calipers for its Car, Truck and SUV of the Year winners. Car and Driver has its 10Best. Automobile has the, well, ...

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    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor named 2010 Truck of Texas

    2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's no secret that the Texas Auto Writer's Association loves Ford trucks: The Blue Oval's F-Series pickups have won the Truck of Texas award six straight times. Actually, you can make that seven straight times now, with the ...


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