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Video: 2017 F-150 Raptor, Part 1

Agility & Capability

Ford Performance launched a video series showcasing the Raptor’s abilities

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

We know that the forthcoming F-150 Raptor is projected to be more powerful and more capable than the last-generation version of the truck. As we get closer to the release of this Ford Performance pickup, the company has begun a new video series to showcase its capabilities.
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News: 2017 F-150 Raptor Racing

Mint Condition

A relatively stock Raptor finishes the Mint 400 in the Factory Stock class

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

It was either the motivation from hard rock pumping over the SiriusXM satellite radio or the new F-150 Raptor is a formidable performer. Let’s face it, the music probably helped a little, but this truck must be something special to even be one of the 19 teams—of 68 total—to finish this Mint 400 race held in the desert near Las Vegas, Nevada.
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News: 2017 Raptor Desert Racer

Raptor Racing

The F-150 Raptor to race in the Best in the Desert’s new factory stock class

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Ford Performance is ready to prove the capabilities of its latest off-road-centric performance truck in the most grueling of environments. The company will campaign a lightly modified version of the production pickup in the 2016 Best in the Desert off-road racing series’ new factory stock class.
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Video: 2017 Raptor Trail Testing

Trail Tested

Watch Ford put the 2017 Raptor through its paces in the backwoods

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Are you curious how the the 2017 Raptor will handle the rough environments that you plan to subject it to? Well, Ford has been busy testing this truck in all sorts of grueling environments. The latest test footage they have shared is of the Raptor doing its thing in the woods. Continue reading

Tech: Lethal Performance Raptor, Part 2

Alpha Predator

Lethal Performance boosts SVT’s Raptor higher up the food chain with a Whipple supercharger

By Steve Turner

Photos by SID297 and StacyStangz

With any luck you tuned in for our first installment on Lethal Performance’s 2012 Crew Cab Raptor project. In that story we documented the lighting and skidplate upgrades. However, this time we are getting to the exciting part—adding more performance.

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