Shockwave the Jet Truck is Terrifying and Amazing, All at Once
Imagine taking a Ford Ranger, stuffing its engine bay with the new Power Stroke V8…then adding a silo’s worth of nitrous to it. It’s easy to imagine how to overpower such a small truck, but how do you do that with a semi? The answer is: Shockwave the Jet Truck.
Ford’s EcoBoost engines are sold around the world in a large variety of vehicles. Aside from the engine production facility in Cleveland, Ohio, engines are also built in Romania.
Back when the Ford Excursion was out, it got flack from some journalists for being too big to fit into regular garages. Those critics would verbally slaughter the 15,000-pound Excursion you see here. It makes the factory version look like a Smart car in comparison.
For 2016, Ford is making some improvements to its Transit, Transit Connect, and Transit Connect Wagon.