Ford F 150 Svt Raptor
It's cruise control for trails
Limited edition also rises, as does freight charge on every F-150.
Luxury buyers are giving up sedans for highly optioned, limited edition pickups, crossovers, and SUVs, and the Detroit Three are the biggest beneficiaries.
Lego has some enthusiast-pleasing kits on the way, including a Corvette Z06, F-150 Raptor, Mustang GT, and more.
Top Gear has staged a short drag race between a Hennessey VelociRaptor and a Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR. Watch to see which one of these supercharged V8s wins.
Shelby American rolls out a series of upgrades to transform the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor into the Baja 700, limited to just 50 examples and doubling the price.
The next generation of the Ford F-150 Raptor pickup truck looks to be more off-road capable than ever before, combining a brand-new, specially designed, high-strength steel frame, aluminum bodywork, a 3.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine, a 10-speed automatic transmission and a new set of Fox Racing shocks. Read all about it right here.
An anonymous tipster has leaked a map of Ford's display stand plans for next week's Detroit Auto Show, and it supports the idea of a Ford GT revival, as well as a Shelby Mustang GT350R and F-150 SVT Raptor.
The G-Shock car pack is ready for Forza Horizon 2, bringing with it a collection of six very eclectic models that run the gamut from concepts like the 2015 Nissan IDX Nismo to classics like the 1953 Ferrari 500 Mondial. The car pack even gets very quirky with the 1980 Subaru Brat GL. There's at least one car here to grab the interest of any fan of the game.
According to a pair of reports from Hearst's car mags, Car and Driver and Road & Track, Ford has a whole mess of good stuff on deck for the Detroit Auto Show in January. And it all sounds awesome.
Ken Block drives Fords. Hoons the heck out of 'em, actually. Mostly Fiestas, but also the occasional Focus or Mustang. But earlier this year, the Gymkhana guru revealed his baddest Ford yet: an F-150 SVT Raptor on tracks. And true to form, here he is putting it to the test in the latest video from Monster Energy and Hoonigan Racing.
Well, look at what we have here. Judging from these spy shots, Ford is indeed working on the next generation of its off-road-ready F-150 Raptor pickup truck. We've made no attempt to hide our appreciation for the Baja-style truck, which combines most of the usability of a fullsize truck with heavy-duty suspension components to make a kind of performance vehicle that is unique in the market.
Fans of off-roading and desert blasting might recall that Chrysler offers an aftermarket conversion that can turn a Ram 1500 into a road-legal desert racer, called the Ram Runner. The kit, sold through Mopar, includes some significant suspension upgrades, body tweaks and a brawnier cat-back exhaust for the truck's 5.7-liter V8.