Posts Tagged ‘F-150 SVT Raptor’

GeigerCars Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Super Crew Cab Beast Edition

Feb
20

The crew at Geiger Cars has prepared for us a very special surprise – it has made a stunning refinement for one of the most aggressive vehicles currently on the road – the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. The first striking thing in this vehicle is its poison green exterior color, which was achieved by via foil wrapping.

Underneath the hood however, lies the true power of this Beast Edition – the inherent for the Raptor 6.2 -liter engine which was enhanced via high-tech tuning and now produces 572 hp (421 kW) and 712 Nm of torque, in comparison to the production 417 hp and 590 Nm.

2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Video

Oct
04

2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor expands off road prowess with new torsen front differential and off-road front camera. Watch Raptor in action.

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Darren Skilton & Sue Mead – First US Ford Raptor Team to Win a Class in Dakar Rally

Jan
20

Darren Skilton & Sue Mead - First US Ford Raptor Team to Win a Class in Dakar Rally - Muscle Cars BlogJanuary 15, 2011; Cordoba, Chile
There is a saying in the Dakar racing circles that goes like this; “To Finish is to Win!” Does it sound cliché? Maybe. But, if you’ve ever competed in the Dakar Rally, or any race for that matter, you know there is no checkered flag for those who don’t finish. It doesn’t matter how fast you went on day #1, or how many cars you passed in day #2, or how quickly your support crew repaired your car on day #3. If you wreck the car or can’t complete on day #10, any hopes of a podium finish, or any finish, will elude the best intentions. Dakar is truly a game of survival of not the fastest, but the fittest. One where the attrition rate is high, and the stakes are higher. If you consider the 430 adrenalin-charged souls who began this marathon of abuse two weeks ago, checkered flags and un-corked bottles of Champaign swirling around in their heads, less than half will be starting tomorrow’s stage. Those who do, who have survived and are still standing, will be heading for the checkered flag in Buenos Aires tomorrow night.
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ProCharger SVT Raptor 600 hp supercharger

Oct
29

ProCharger SVT Raptor 600 hp supercharger - Muscle Cars BlogBuilding on their 16+ year history and expertise in supercharging Ford engines, ProCharger is proud to announce availability of High Output Intercooled Supercharger System and Tuner Kit for 5.4L and 6.2L Ford F-150 SVT Raptor trucks. Both the 100 percent complete HO Intercooled System and Tuner Kit are available now through ProCharger dealers across the US and Canada.

Utilizing the patented and proven, self-contained ProCharger centrifugal supercharger making 8-9 psi of boost, both the 5.4L 3V and 6.2L engines respond very well to ProCharger’s intercooled forced-induction solution. Using a ProCharger D-1SC supercharger and large, front-mounted air-to-air intercooler, 6.2L Raptors make more than 600 horsepower and outstanding torque on high quality pump gas, while Raptors equipped with the 5.4L 3V engine use a P-1SC-1 supercharger to produce more than 500 horsepower.

Thanks to the proven supercharger drive system, highly efficient supercharger compressor design and effective, air-to-air intercooler system, ProCharger produces the largest, most reliable power gains in the industry. Read more!

Hennessey VelociRaptor APV

Sep
10

Hennessey VelociRaptor APV - Muscle Cars BlogSEALY, TEXAS – Having a vehicle that can safely and quickly get you out of harm’s way is just as important as having armored protection. Introducing Hennessey Armored Performance Vehicles (APV) ™. Hennessey APV ™will apply the company’s go-fast know-how to help improve the acceleration, braking and handling performance on late-model armored vehicles.

“Adding armor protection to SUV’s such as Chevy Suburbans and Cadillac Escalades can easily increase vehicle weights from 6,000 lbs to over 10,000 lbs”, said company founder and president, John Hennessey. “We are excited to be able to apply our 20 years of high-performance experience to the armor vehicle industry.”

The company’s 2012 Hennessey VelociRaptor APV, based on the new Ford Raptor Super Crew, will offer the ultimate combination of armor protection, vehicle performance, passenger comfort and safety. Powered by a supercharged 6.2L V8, the VelociRaptor APV will have the performance capability to drive away from, through or over obstacles both on the road as well as off-road.

Ford Raptor 6.2-liter On Sale

Apr
11

Ford Raptor 6.2-liter On Sale - Muscle Cars BlogF-150 SVT Raptor Ford Racing Performance Parts Are Hot Sellers; 6.2-Liter Now on Sale
DEARBORN, Mich., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/

SUMMARY

– Ford Racing Performance Parts offers items to take Ford F-150 SVT Raptor to new extremes and ensure it’s ready for any off-road adventure
– Halogen lights and light bars are the most popular parts, with many other items available including cam covers, a tow kit and an enhanced skid plate
– Available at dealers now, sales of the F-150 SVT Raptor with the new 411-horsepower 6.2-liter engine are off to a fast start, selling three times quicker than the average F-150
– The first 6.2-liter F-150 SVT Raptor was purchased by NASCAR driver and truck enthusiast Greg Biffle