Tag Archives: SVTP

Feature: Ford Performance Days

Speed Thrills

Ford showed the media it is committed to the engineering benefits of racing

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

You may recall that I recently had the opportunity to ride along with a Ford engineer in a 2015 Ecoboost Mustang. Believe it or not, that was but a minor aspect of a much larger Ford media event held in and around the racing hotbed that is Concord, North Carolina. Yes, as cool as the first ride in a Mustang was, it was not the most amazing experience I had that day.

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Caption Contest

In the Raw

Make us laugh and you just might score an SVTP sticker

By Steve Turner

Who doesn’t love a good double entendre? Now if you aren’t a photographer, you might not get this dude’s shirt. You see, camera RAW is a digital camera image format that allows more post-shot tweaking than your more traditional formats because it packs a lot of photographic information into a large file size. These files are not ready for use, and must be processed first, so some think of them as the digital equivalent of film negatives.

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Tech: Hellion Twin-Turbo Raptor

Double Trouble

Blow-By Racing and Hellion Power Systems multiply the SVT Raptor’s fun by two turbos

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Steve Gelles/Blow-By Racing and Hellion Power Systems

Ford Special Vehicle Team main man Jamal Hameedi called on his background with the company’s Rough Rider off-road racing trucks to create one of the biggest performance vehicle success stories in recent Blue Oval memory. The SVT Raptor is equally at home cruising across desert terrain at triple-digit speeds as it is cruising the streets. Those attributes have contributed to its success.

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Video: 2015 Ecoboost Mustang Ride

High Five

Five things I learned riding in the 2015 Ecoboost Mustang

By Steve Turner

In case you didn’t believe that I rode in the 2015 Ecoboost Mustang, it’s time to share a little video of our experience. Your author had to overcome some technical difficulties to recover this video, but I think you’ll agree it was worth the extra effort.

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Tech: Lethal Performance Raptor, Part 1

On the Hunt

Lethal Performance sinks its talons into Ford SVT’s four-wheel drive monster

By Steve Turner

Photos by SID297 and StacyStangz

Having worked with the Lethal Performance crew for years, we know they aren’t shy about cracking open a brand-new Mustang and modding it until the car’s performance reaches the stratosphere. These days we can’t limit that statement to just Mustangs, however.

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