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 busy, but it still found time yesterday for its Explorer to visit the Chicago Assembly Plant which produces it.
A 12-year-old Virginia boy recently decided to take a day off from school a la Ferris Bueller. However, instead of zooming around in a vintage Ferrari, he drove his dad’s last-generation Ford F-150.
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.