Ken Block and Ford Racing build a Raptor with Trax!
Just in time for the Winter X-Games, Ken Block and Ford Racing build the ultimate Raptor for crossing snow, the RaptorTrax. Ken’s dubbed it the “world’s fastest snowcat” and does so thanks to the Whipple motivated 6.2L V8 and four “go-anywhere” Mattrax. The RaptorTrax features a full roll cage, meaning safety didn’t take a back […] More »
People buying the Raptor aren’t terribly interested in hauling loads like they’re driving an F-250. I think that much is a given. Still though, I imagine that the occasional trailer might be latched to the Raptors trail hitch over time, and in those cases, you might wonder how this truck built for racing might fare […] More »
Way back in 2005, Ford decided that Lincoln needed a pickup truck. So they took the F-150, gave it a new front end and pushed their luxurious half-ton out across the North American continent. Judging by the lack of Lincoln pickups today, that plan clearly didn’t work out as well as they would’ve liked. So […] More »
The moment Ford let slip the rumor that their new F-150 would be built of aluminum, the industry watchers, truck lovers, body shop owners, and anyone else paying attention, immediately began to worry about what that would mean in terms of cost. Not just the initial price (that we still don’t know), but the overall […] More »
… they still haven’t announced new horsepower and torque figures. We already know the Ford Super Duty is getting a bunch of updates for 2015 to keep GM’s heavy-duty trucks on their toes. As a quick refresher, the 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel V8 is getting more power, King Ranch models are getting a styling revamp, and the […] More »