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Ford Debuts The 2021 F-150 Raptor With An Upgraded Suspension System And New Tech Features Exterior Wallpaper quality
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The third-gen Raptor has retained the same mill, but comes with a new suspension system, new exhaust system, and a lot of tech improvements

Six months after revealing the 2021 Ford F-150, Ford finally brought in the new Raptor as well. There was a lot of mulling around Ford introducing a V-8 to rival the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. But, Ford decided to keep the standard Raptor clear and announced a new Raptor R that will feature a V-8 and take on the cocky Ram 1500 TRX.

The 2021 model year marks the third generation of the F-150 Raptor, and Ford has come up with some significant changes. For starters, you can now have it with 37-inch tires from the factory, which was unheard of in this segment. Then there’s the new exhaust system to make it sound sweeter. But, will these changes push the price of this V-6-powered truck dangerously close to a better-accomplished, V-8-powered Ram 1500 TRX?

 

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The Best Electric Family Cars for 2022

The Best Electric Family Cars for 2022

If you’re in the market for an electric family car, then this is the list you need to check out

As of 2022, it’s safe to say that EVs are mainstream. With all major mass-market automakers offering multiple EVs in their portfolio, it is confusing to choose one. EVs, with their convenience and refinement, make for great family runabouts if the range isn’t a major concern, but, with a whole range of EVs to choose from, the decision-making process is getting increasingly difficult. So, here is a list of 10 EVs that we think should be on your list if you are on the lookout for an electric family car.

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The Steeda F-150 Thunder Edition Brings Back Memories of the SVT Lightning

The Steeda F-150 Thunder Edition Brings Back Memories of the SVT Lightning

And it does it with 775 horses under the hood!

When we hear the words "high Performance" Ford F-150 we automatically think about the F-150 Raptor. Or, in the near future F-150 Raptor R. But there was a time when the F-150 was offered in a different high-performance guise. It was called SVT Lightning, and it was offered only for two generations, between 1993 and 2004. Now, Ford is using the Lightning nomenclature for the all-electric version of the F-150, so the name can’t be used anymore. That left Steeda with only one option for its take on a high-performance F-150 - name it the F-150 Thunder Editio because, you know, thunder comes after the lightning.

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Ford's EV Lineup Will be Radically Different

Ford’s EV Lineup Will be Radically Different

CEO Jim Farley doesn’t seem all that confident

Ford CEO Jim Farley says the future EVs from the blue oval will not simply be electrified versions of current models. This means that the brand’s lineup will grow considerably, and it has even been said that fans of current models might not like the future electric models.

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Everything We Know About The 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R

Everything We Know About The 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R

The Ford Raptor R needs to be a pitch-perfect product to go up against the Ram 1500 TRX

When the Ram TRX came out back in 2020, it was touted as a Raptor-killer. Everyone patiently waited for the third-gen Ford F-150 Raptor to arrive, which took longer than anticipated since the 14th-gen 2021 F-150 was out for quite some time. The anticipation was because the TRX had the one major thing the F-150 Raptor didn’t – a V-8 engine. When the third-gen F-150 Raptor was finally revealed, it still didn’t feature a V-8. But, little did anyone know that the Raptor with a V-8 was in the reckoning, and, in fact, the Blue Oval announced it at the very same event

As it turns out, Ford decided to branch it out as a standalone model called the F-150 Raptor R. The highlight – obviously, the V-8! It’s been about 15 months since this news broke. With the launch expected sometime in 2022, here’s all we know about the upcoming F-150 Raptor R V-8!

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Chevy Won't Build A Silverado Competitor to the Ford F-150 Raptor Because It's Too Hard

Chevy Won’t Build A Silverado Competitor to the Ford F-150 Raptor Because It’s Too Hard

It is just not cost-effective, but Chevy has Ford on the ropes in other areas.

Ford has offered a High-performance Raptor variant of the F-150 pickup truck to one degree or another since 2010. However, Chevrolet, or General Motors as a whole for that matter, has never had a direct rival to the Raptor. But why? General Motors has had the goal of beating Ford towards the top of its priority list since the 1960s. It is the whole reason the Camaro even exists in the first place. The main reason behind the lack of a high-performance Silverado, however, comes down to a simple business claim.

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Leaked: The 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Could Be Offered With Shelby GT500's 5.2-Liter Engine

Leaked: The 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Could Be Offered With Shelby GT500’s 5.2-Liter Engine

With 760 horsepower under the hood, it will give the TRX a lot to think about!

We’ve known for quite some time now that “the” Ford F-150 Raptor R is coming - it has actually been delayed once already. We also know that it will be offered with a V-8 engine - as the company itself confirmed. The only problem is that the list for that V-8 engine is quite long and includes the 5.0-liter, V-8 Coyote up to the 7.3-liter, V-8 Godzilla. One thing is for sure, no matter what it was, it needed to be something powerful enough to compete with Ram TRX’s supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine. A new leak has exposed Ford’s plans for the Raptor R and they are bigger than you think.

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Hoonigan Puts Two Fast & Furious Homage Cars On The Dyno To See What Power They Make

Hoonigan Puts Two Fast & Furious Homage Cars On The Dyno To See What Power They Make

The dyno battle is the precursor to an epic, Fast & Furious-inspired drag race between a Ford F-150 "Frightening" and a Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX

Hoonigan shows some love for the original Fast & Furious movie by hosting a "Dyno war" at throtl’s dyno where two cars, inspired by the 2001 Fast & Furious movie, put down some epic numbers, worthy of the franchise. Hoonigan brings their Ford F-150 "Frightening", which is a parts bin special with a 2JZ swap while throtl brings out a 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX, modified to look like Brian O’Conner’s original car. This one, however, is the real deal, so it should be interesting to see what power it makes. Hopefully, no "danger to manifold" signs pop up.

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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro

The work truck model of the F-150 Lightning comes with a maximum range of 300 miles and a maximum towing capacity of 10,000 pounds

Ford launched theF-150 Lightning EV last week and it mostly drew positive responses. The talking point was the sub-$40,000 price for the commercial variant, which would result in being cheaper than the standard F-150 after factoring in the federal tax credits and state incentives. The automaker had not revealed the specs for it then, but we do have them.

The company has coined this commercial trim as the F-150 Lightning Pro. As a sub-$40,000 EV, it looks alright on paper. But, look at it as a work truck – which it is – and you will be disappointed.

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The Ford F-150 Lightning Will Be Old By The Time The Tesla Cybertruck Arrives

The Ford F-150 Lightning Will Be Old By The Time The Tesla Cybertruck Arrives

The F-150 Lightning’s series production is all set to begin, making it the first full-size, mass-market, sub-$40,000 electric truck to hit the market

You might be wondering why a truck, that debuted almost a year ago, is being launched once again? Well, that’s because Ford showcased the truck on May 19, 2021, but the series production is all set to begin today (26th April). We pretty much know everything there is to know about the F-150 Lightning and its work-truck version, the F-150 Lightning Pro. But, this time, Ford has released the images of the truck at the company’s new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.

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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

The F-150 Lightning has everything going in its favor except for the range and towing capacity

Ford debuted the F-150 Lightning in 2021, and the electric truck checks almost all the boxes and can be considered as the first mainstream electric pickup truck for the masses. There are a lot of electric trucks launched in recent years, like the Tesla Cybertruck, the Rivian R1T, the Lordstown Endurance, the Bollinger B2, etc. But, none of them offer the all-round capability that the F-150 Lightning does.

The Ford truck comes with all the bells and whistles one can ask for, and then some more. For now, Ford has launched it in one body style and three basic trims plus an exclusive work truck model, but expect it to grow in the coming years. With all the subsidies and credits, the F-150 Lightning works out to be the cheapest full-size truck in the market today! (more on this in the ‘Pricing’ section). From the looks of it, the F-150 Lightning seems to be an all-rounder that offers good power outputs, decent range, and a lot of tech features. Do you think it will be a runaway success, or will the loyalists look around at other trucks?

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Ford F-150 Lightning To Come With Tank Turn Capability!

Ford F-150 Lightning To Come With Tank Turn Capability!

Is this a result of Ford’s investment in Rivian, since the latter was the first to come up with the tank turn?

The Ford F-150 Lighting debuted in 2021, but a year later, the company is all set to officially launch it. The company had received around 200,000 reservations for the world’s best-selling truck’s electric alter-ego, but recently stopped taking any more orders for it. While the truck is sold out for the current model year is a piece of big news in itself, there’s another big news coming in, courtesy of LightningOwners.com.

As it turns out, Ford has filed a patent with the USPTO about the tank turn capability in the Ford F-150 Lightning. Looks like Ford has already started reaping the benefits of its investment in Rivian… or does this have nothing to do with it?

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2023 Ford F-150 Rattler

2023 Ford F-150 Rattler

A more affordable off-road package for the world’s best-selling truck

When you buy a truck, you also want to take it out off-roading. But with the new generation F-150, the only ones that are actually off-road-ready are the Tremor and the Raptor trim levels, which, of course, are very expensive - one is priced at $51,200 and the other one at $68,675.

Now, however, Ford announced a more affordable version. It will be called the ’Rattler’ and will be based on the XL series, with elements borrowed from the FX4 package.

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This Refreshing Drag Race By Jason Cammisa Between Four Fast Pickup Trucks Is Nuts!

This Refreshing Drag Race By Jason Cammisa Between Four Fast Pickup Trucks Is Nuts!

The suspects should come as no surprise – Rivian R1T, Ram 1500 TRX, Ford F-150 Raptor, and GMC Syclone!

Jason Cammisa from ‘Hagerty’ brought in four trucks to the drag strip that can be touted as the top performance trucks money can buy. It is a nice mix that involves two modern trucks, one with a sweet legacy and still has a strong fan-following, and another that’s been creating waves across the world. These are the Ram 1500 TRX, the Ford F-150 Raptor, the GMC Syclone, and the Rivian R1T. This isn’t your conventional drag race, and that’s what makes it even more interesting.

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Probably The Most Bonkers Hoonigan Drag Race Ever: 573 CID Chevy K5 Jimmy Vs 2JZ Ford F-150 "Frightening"

Probably The Most Bonkers Hoonigan Drag Race Ever: 573 CID Chevy K5 Jimmy Vs 2JZ Ford F-150 "Frightening"

Hoonigan’s 2JZ-powered Ford F-150 "Frightening" from Fast & Furious races a nasty-sounding Big Block Chevy K5; headphone users, beware!

To say Hoonigan’s drag races are epic is an understatement. For a while, we have been seeing some of the most insane showdowns with some of the weirdest builds ever, but this one takes things even further. It may look like a classic Ford versus Chevrolet duel, but there’s a twist. Hoongan’s very own homage to the Fast & Furious, Ford F-150 Lightning, driven by Paul Walker goes up against an all-American, insanely loud Chevy K5 Jimmy Big Block V-8.

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Ford U.K. vs Ford U.S.A.: Ranger + Transit Try To Take Down The Mighty F-150 Raptor In A Tug-Of-War

Ford U.K. vs Ford U.S.A.: Ranger + Transit Try To Take Down The Mighty F-150 Raptor In A Tug-Of-War

This one comes to you from across the pond as Carwow stages the ultimate Ford showdown

Mat Watson and the CarWow team based in the U.K., have put together yet another tug-go-war, this time with Ford commercial vehicles from either side of the Atlantic, with some truly interesting results. Here are the numbers.

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Ford's CEO Isn't Happy With Dealer Markups

Ford’s CEO Isn’t Happy With Dealer Markups

Will this put an end to Ford vehicles selling above its SRP?

2022 might be another year of strange automotive events The industry will continue to evolve as we know it, while the still-ongoing chip shortage is still leading to a shortage of new vehicles. As a result, dealer markups are more common than ever before, and even used car prices have soared over the past year.

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2022 Shelby Ford F-150 Raptor

2022 Shelby Ford F-150 Raptor

It offers an extra 75 horsepower over the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor!

When Ford announced the new generation F-150 Raptor everyone expected to see at least a small power increase. Well, turns out Ford decided to offer the same engine under the hood: a 3.5-liter, twin-turbo V-6 EcoBoost with 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. A very disappointing news for every Raptor fan out there.

Shelby however has the solution: its latest pack based on the new generation F-150 Raptor delivers no less that 525 horsepower. Still, way under the Ram 1500 TRX, but a lot better than a standard Raptor, right?

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No Electricity? The Ford F-150 Lightning Can Power Your House For Up To 3 Days

No Electricity? The Ford F-150 Lightning Can Power Your House For Up To 3 Days

Your house can be powered via the truck’s Intelligent Backup Power

Ford couldn’t contain its excitement towards its first-ever electric pickup, the F-150 Lightning. After all, it has beaten the Tesla Cybetruck to market, and it even got delayed in a similar fashion to the Roadster, both of which had their pricing pulled out of their website. Because of this, Ford took the opportunity to showcase one of the F-150 Lightning’s key tricks.

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After 75 Years, Ford Has Built Its 40 Millionth F-Series Pickup For The U.S.

After 75 Years, Ford Has Built Its 40 Millionth F-Series Pickup For The U.S.

Ford once again showcases the F-Series pickup’s dominance

It’s no surprise that the Ford F-Series is the best-selling pickup for the past 45 years as well as America’s best-selling vehicle, period, for the past 40 years. Today, however, is a special day for the F-Series pickup, because the 40 millionth unit just rolled off the assembly line.

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Tug-of-War: Can The Ram 3500 HD Tug Both, The Ford F-150 Raptor And Chevrolet Silverado, At The Same Time?

Tug-of-War: Can The Ram 3500 HD Tug Both, The Ford F-150 Raptor And Chevrolet Silverado, At The Same Time?

The Ram 3500 HD isn’t as heavy as the Raptor and the Silverado combined, but it does generate more torque!

‘Carwow’ is known for its car reviews and drag races, but this time, the team decided to do something different. They engaged in a tug-of-war with three American trucks – the Chevy Silverado, the Ford F-150 Raptor, and the Ram 3500 HD. Which of these do you think emerges as the winner?

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Ford F-150 Lightning vs Chevrolet Silverado EV – Full-size Pickup Truck Rivalry Renewed!

Ford F-150 Lightning vs Chevrolet Silverado EV – Full-size Pickup Truck Rivalry Renewed!

The Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado carry over their rivalry to the EV segment

It seems like Chevrolet was in no hurry to roll out the Silverado EV. It came out nearly eight months after Ford launched the F-150 Lightning. But, now that the truck is here, it seems to be worth the wait. It is well loaded and comes with a lot of stuff that would give the F-150 Lightning a run for its money. For now, the Bowtie has revealed just two trims, but there are some more in the pipeline, including an off-road-oriented trim.

So, here’s the biggest question – how does the Chevy Silverado EV square up against the Ford F-150 Lightning? Here’s all you need to know about the age-old rivalry that’s now carried forward to the EV segment!

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Prices For The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Revealed

Prices For The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Revealed

The F-150 Lightning starts at under $40,000 and tops out at a shade under $100,000!

Ford revealed the F-150 Lightning in 2021 and tried to check as many boxes as possible. While it seems like an all-rounded truck, the range came under scrutiny, especially when towing. Ford gave us all the details, but not the complete pricing. But, now the F-150 Lightning’s configurator has gone live and we know how much it costs. The truck starts at under $40,000 and goes over $90,000. This is without any additional options.

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Best Pickup Trucks Of 2021

Best Pickup Trucks Of 2021

Here’s a list of the five best pickup trucks that you should have in mind if you are in the market for truck-shopping!

Pickup trucks have dominated the American market for the longest time, and this isn’t bound to change anytime soon. There are tens of pickup trucks available today, and unless you are clear with your requirements, you are sure to get confused with what to pick. With electric trucks entering the market, the confusion is only going to intensify. When we sat down to pick the best trucks of 2021, we knew we were in for a trouble given the numerous choices that we have. So, to make it simpler, we decided to go with new that were launched in 2021.

Presenting to you, the five best pickup trucks of 2021. Spoiler alert – two of these are EVs!

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This 1,200-Horsepower Sleeper Ford F-150 Is As Sneaky As It Can Get!

This 1,200-Horsepower Sleeper Ford F-150 Is As Sneaky As It Can Get!

No one’s going to give this sleeper F-150 a second look in the crowd unless you tell them it makes 1,200 freakin’ horses!

Sleeper cars and trucks are probably the best vehicles you see on the road. As typical an underdog move this is, it sure increases the surprise factor multifold. The latest sleeper truck that we came across is this Ford F-150 that makes 1,200 horsepower! It even proves its prowess by humiliating a Corvette Z06. Oh, the fun the driver must have every single day!

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Best Cars Of 2021

Best Cars Of 2021

Our list is made up of some of the most significant models that stood out this year

With the pandemic still looming over our heads, 2021 was a pretty action-packed year for the auto industry. Sure, you had challenges, with automakers having to contend with issues like chip shortages, causing delays to consumers. But regardless, the show had to go on and we got some pretty cool cars making their debut, predominantly towards the latter half of 2021.

Let’s get one thing out of the way, 2021 really was also the year, when the market as a whole began to embrace EV’s and you could see several automakers both the legacy as well as EV startups bring several new models to market. Having said that, we did see some pretty cool ICE cars, also make their debut. Now there were several cars that made headlines this year, it was very difficult to pick out the best ones, but the cars on this list definitely stood out. Here’s our list of some of the most highly anticipated and important cars that were unveiled in 2021.

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Stock Jeep Trackhawk Takes On The Venom 775 F-150 By Hennessey Performance

Stock Jeep Trackhawk Takes On The Venom 775 F-150 By Hennessey Performance

The Jeep is lighter while the Venom packs more power. Here’s how it panned out

Hennessey Performance was out at the Pennzoil proving grounds in Sealy, Texas once again, with their Venom 775 taking on an equally aggressive Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Let’s look at the numbers on these two machines to see how they stack up against each other, shall we?

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Ford Has Been Forced to Quit Accepting New Reservations For the F-150 Lightning

Ford Has Been Forced to Quit Accepting New Reservations For the F-150 Lightning

Ford has definitely hit a home run with its first-ever EV pickup

Just a few days ago, we reported that Ford is aiming to be the world’s second-largest electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer in the world, and as a matter of fact, the company has confirmed that it now has 200,000 reservations for the F-150 Lightning. Unfortunately, it is also because of that reason that led the Blue Oval brand to close reservations for its full-size EV pickup.

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Watch Five Pickup Trucks Try To Invoke The Usain Bolt Spirit In Them In This Drag Race

Watch Five Pickup Trucks Try To Invoke The Usain Bolt Spirit In Them In This Drag Race

It was the Ford Maverick, Hyundai Santa Cruz, Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tundra, and the Ford F-150 Raptor facing each other

The folks at ‘The Fast Lane Truck’ conducted a drag race with not two, but five different pickup trucks. They had trucks across segments, starting from the Ford Maverick and the Hyundai Santa Cruz, to the Nissan Frontier, the Toyota Tundra, and the Ford F-150 Raptor. This wasn’t a conventional race wherein you just had all five trucks go at it together. It was more of a gauntlet match wherein the winner of a race faced a new truck in the next round and the loser got eliminated. Sounds a little like Squid Game, doesn’t it?

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Thanks To The F-150 Lightning, Ford Is Aiming To Be The 2nd Largest EV Manufacturer

Thanks To The F-150 Lightning, Ford Is Aiming To Be The 2nd Largest EV Manufacturer

Are Ford’s EV goals realistic?

While Tesla continues to lead the electric vehicle (EV) sales race, Ford is aiming to become the second-largest EV manufacturer within the next two years. This is thanks to the huge interest that was generated by the F-150 Lightning, which will reach customers by Spring 2022, ahead of Tesla’s Cybertruck.

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Ford's 2021 SEMA Truck Concepts Are Loaded With Awnings, Tents, Pullout Kitchens, Fridges, And What Not!

Ford’s 2021 SEMA Truck Concepts Are Loaded With Awnings, Tents, Pullout Kitchens, Fridges, And What Not!

Ford brought 11 incredible truck concepts to the 2021 SEMA Show based on the F-Series, the Maverick, and the Ranger

Ford is back at the SEMA Show with a plethora of concepts. The company has with concepts for the Bronco, the Maverick, theRanger, the F-150, the Mustang, and the Mustang Mach-E. We’ve already covered the Bronco concepts, so here is a list of all the Ford truck concepts – the Maverick, Ranger, and the F-150 – from this year’s SEMA edition.

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These Cars Made It To This Year's Wards 10 Best Interiors

These Cars Made It To This Year’s Wards 10 Best Interiors

This year’s list includes vehicles ranging from a high-end Bentley Bentayga Speed to a more affordable Honda Civic

Most car enthusiasts tend to prioritize a car’s exterior design, but in reality, we spend more of our time inside the vehicle. Thankfully, Wards Auto is here to help us determine which interiors are truly worth our time behind the wheel.

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Watch the Venom 775 destroy the Mustang GT500 in a 1/4 mile showdown

Watch the Venom 775 destroy the Mustang GT500 in a 1/4 mile showdown

Hennessey Performance has transformed the F-150 pickup into a track weapon with the Venom Sport Package

In today’s ¼ mile showdown, we have a Hennessey F-150 truck, taking on a stock Mustang GT500 at the Pennzoil proving ground test track, down in Sealy, Texas. This is a performance spec battle with two vehicles from two very different ends of the Ford line-up. They both pack similar power, although it comes as no surprise that the truck weighs more. Let’s look at the numbers first, shall we?

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Pick Up Truck Drag Race: RAM 1500 TRX vs Ford ROUSH F-150

Pick Up Truck Drag Race: RAM 1500 TRX vs Ford ROUSH F-150

Two high-horsepower Pick-up Trucks go head to head. Can the lighter Ford F150 Roush match the RAM 1500 TRX’s savage Power?

What has the world come to? Just a decade ago, you wouldn’t think much of pick-up trucks in terms of straight-line acceleration. Sure, we’ve had things like the Ford Lightning or the GMC Syclone, but nowadays, you can buy a pick-up truck with well-over 600 and even 700 horsepower out the box. On today’s drag racing video from Sam CarLegion, we have a RAM 1500 TRX going up against a Ford F-150 Roush. The goal is simple – to find out who’s quicker at the quarter-mile.

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2021 Hennessey VelociRaptor 600

2021 Hennessey VelociRaptor 600

600 horsepower and a meaner look is exactly what the F-150 Raptor needed!

If the VelociRaptor 600 name sounds familiar to you is because the name has a history on the market. Hennessey actually just announced the third generation based on the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor.

The model will be limited to only 250 units and has a starting price of $85,950. However, with all the available packages and optional features, the price usually goes in the region of $110,000 - including the stock Ford F-150 Raptor.

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Composite Beds On Pickup Trucks - Boon or Bane?

Composite Beds On Pickup Trucks - Boon or Bane?

Toyota Tundra comes with a composite bed unlike the aluminum and steel ones from the big three, but are composite beds the future?

The 2022 Toyota Tundra came out with all guns blazing. It doesn’t offer a plethora of engine options like its American rivals, but it still has a strong and loyal fan base who swear by its reliability. No wonder the Tundra and the Tacoma have a high demand even in the pre-worshipped market. While the 2022 model’s highlight was the new hybrid engine, there’s one other thing that deserves attention – its composite bed. It is said to be more abuse-friendly, but is that true?

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2021 HWC Special Edition Ford Raptor Could Be Your Only Chance To Own A 2017 Raptor

2021 HWC Special Edition Ford Raptor Could Be Your Only Chance To Own A 2017 Raptor

You can own a 2017 Ford F150 Raptor for only $30, but there’s a catch

Hot Wheels has launched its own version of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, and while it does look pretty amazing, it won’t cost you the same $49,520 you would have had to pay when the original F-150 Raptor launched. This Hot Wheels goes by the name “2021 HWC Special Edition,” and it’s offered with a spectraflame light brown paint, that’s combined with camouflage patterns and intricately detailed graphics. The exterior is complete with Real Riders Baja Wheels, a matte black tailgate, a smoke-lined windshield, and a full-metal, black-painted chassis. On this specific model, the hood and tailgate even open, and on the inside, you’ll find a similar color theme.

In the end, the 2021 HWC Special Edition (F-150 Raptor Hot Wheels) will set you back just $30, which isn’t bad for a special edition Raptor. It is already on sale as of August 10, 2021, but its production is limited to don’t expect to find them on the shelves for very long.

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2021 Shelby F-150

2021 Shelby F-150

The Shelby F-150 comes with more than 750 horses, an upgraded suspension setup, and aesthetic upgrades inside and out, all for over $100,000

Given the growing popularity of expensive trucks, Shelby has come with an F-150 iteration of its own. It comes with changes inside and out, and also under the hood. The Shelby F-150 now makes close to 800 horses! It also comes with an upgraded suspension setup. If you are disappointed the standard F-150 Raptor didn’t come with a power boost for the 2021 model year and you don’t want to wait for the Raptor R, this will float your boat. The only catch is that it has breached into the six-digit price bracket.

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The Fastest Cop Car In America is Not a Car but a Ford Pick-Up

The Fastest Cop Car In America is Not a Car but a Ford Pick-Up

LASDs F-150 Pick-up does 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds, making it faster than other police vehicles in the U.S.

Ford introduced its new F-150 Police Responder back in March, the Blue oval’s latest weapon for North American police forces. It is now the fastest patrol vehicle available, beating out both sedans and SUVs.

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This LEGO Technic Ford F-150 Raptor Kit Is A Must-Have for Raptor Fans

This LEGO Technic Ford F-150 Raptor Kit Is A Must-Have for Raptor Fans

The latest kit from Lego for the F-150 Raptor consists of 1,379 pieces, that includes the engine, moving pistons, and suspension setup too!

When you talk to a layman about Legos, he’s going to dismiss them as toys for kids. But, the company’s Technic division has made some serious strides when it comes to creating car models. It’s not just the fun kits like the Porsche 911 or the Ford GT, Lego has even created life-size, full-scale models like the McLaren 720S, the Bugatti Chiron, the McLaren Senna, and most recently, the Lamborghini Sian FKP37.

The company has taken a break from supercars, it seems, and has come up with a kit for the 2021 F-150 Raptor. The 2021 F-150 Raptor Lego Technic Kit comprises of 1,379 pieces and will be up for sale in August or early October. You’ll have to shell out 100 bucks for this kit.

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Hoonigan's 2JZ Supra-Swapped Ford F-150 Frightening Has Sprung to Life

Hoonigan’s 2JZ Supra-Swapped Ford F-150 Frightening Has Sprung to Life

The Hoonigan team took it for dyno testing and it makes over a 100 horses more than the stock 2JZ engine

The yesteryear Ford F-150 Lightning was one heck of a truck, especially in its second generation. It came with a supercharged V-8 mill that was officially the world’s fastest production truck at that time, hitting a top speed of 147 mph in a run in 2003. Now, no one in their right minds would swap this engine for something else, but the folks at Hoonigan did; and we love it!

Presenting, the Ford F-150 Frightening: an SVT Lightning that’s now powered by the 2JZ engine from the Toyota Supra. The team took it to a dyno, and the results are quite impressive for a shop truck.

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You'll Never Believe How Much Ken Block is Selling His F-150 Hoonitruck For

You’ll Never Believe How Much Ken Block is Selling His F-150 Hoonitruck For

Drift & Gymkhana legend, Ken Block, is selling his modified 1977 F-150 truck for crazy amounts of money

Ken Block startled his followers and the motorsport world by announcing the end of his over-decade-long partnership with Ford at the beginning of 2021. After a decade of living and breathing the vehicles with the blue oval, several of his renowned gymkhana and rallycross vehicles have gone up for sale in the six months following that announcement. Since the year began, Block has been steadily selling several modified Ford cars in his garage.

The most sought-after of his vehicles from his fleet is now up for sale. Yes, the Hoonitruck is for sale. Here’s what you need to know.

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The 2021 F-150 Raptor Doesn't Give You The Same Bang For Your Buck Anyway

The 2021 F-150 Raptor Doesn’t Give You The Same Bang For Your Buck Anyway

The 2021 F-150 Raptor continues to make 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque but now starts at over $65,000

Ford unveiled the 2021 F-150 back in June 2020. The 2021 F-150 Raptor should’ve made its debut then, but the company pushed it for a later date. Eight months later, the automaker finally took the wraps off it, but again withheld information regarding its power specs. Fast forward to the present day, the power outputs quietly go live on the site. As it turns out, the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor will continue to make 450 horses and 510 pound-feet of torque! So much wait and drama for what?

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The Ford F-150 Lightning Could Undercut Every Other Full-Size Truck on the Market

The Ford F-150 Lightning Could Undercut Every Other Full-Size Truck on the Market

After factoring in the federal tax credits and state incentives, the F-150 Lightning could cost you less than any new gas-powered full-size truck!

It’s not been long since Ford launched the electric 2022 F-150 Lightning. There are a lot of talking points about it, but the highlight is its price. Ford had announced in the past that it isn’t looking at building EVs costing more than $100,000. This meant that the truck would top out in the high five-digit figures, but no one expected a sub-$40,000 starting price before federal tax credits. Account for the state incentives along with it and the effective price falls under $30,000 in some states!

Motor1 compiled a list of the prices after factoring in the incentives and discounts and it looks like the F-150 Lightning will be the cheapest full-size truck you can buy today!

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The Ford F-150 Lightning Breaks Cover As A Sub-$40,000 Electric Truck

The Ford F-150 Lightning Breaks Cover As A Sub-$40,000 Electric Truck

Some of the other accolades of the F-150 Lightning include 300-mile range, 15.5-inch touchscreen, and independent rear suspension, to name a few

In July 2019, Ford came up with a one million-pound towing stunt. That was the first time we heard anything related to its electric truck. It served as an official confirmation that Ford was working on an electric F-150 to take on the likes of the Tesla Cybertruck and the Rivian R1T. Almost two years later, the truck has finally arrived.

Ford has revived the ‘Lightning’ moniker for its electric truck. The F-150 Lightning is the quickest and the most powerful F-150 ever. The maximum payload and towing capacity are rated at 2,000- and 10,000 pounds, respectively. The biggest revelation, however, is its price. The electric Ford F-150 Lightning starts at a shade under $40,000 for the commercial trim and $53,000 for the base trim.

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup

Everything You Need to Know About the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup

Ford will reveal the new F-150 Lightning EV on May 19, 2021!

Update: 5/20/2021 The Ford F-150 Lightning has been revealed, so head over to our in-depth coverage of America’s best electric truck to learn more about it!

It’s been a while since FoMoCo’s train-pulling PR stunt came to further hype the arrival of the all-electric Ford F-150. As Ford has been rather tight-lipped lately about its full-electric pickup truck, we thought we’d have a look at what we know up until this point and what we should expect expect from the electric F-150. Here’s what we can report for the time being.

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Ford Will Showcase The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning On May 19 - Are You Ready?

Ford Will Showcase The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning On May 19 - Are You Ready?

Ford has finally revealed the timeline and also confirmed the electric truck will wear the legendary Lightning moniker

It’s official. The upcoming electric Ford F-150 will be called F-150 Lightning and it will be revealed on May 19. This the automaker’s second EV, and it has used a legendary moniker in both cases. After slapping the Mach-E with the Mustang badge, Ford has now brought back the performance truck ’Lightning’ badge from the 90s and early 2000s to use it on the electrified truck.

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Do You Remember The "OG" Ford F-150 SVT Lightning?

Do You Remember The "OG" Ford F-150 SVT Lightning?

With the upcoming electric F-150 set to be called "Lightning", let’s take a moment and remember the original gangster from the 90s

Back in the day, automakers like Dodge, Chevy, and GMC, tried to develop pickup trucks that were more than their towing and payload prowess. They came up with performance versions of their respective trucks, but could not break this perception people had about trucks and failed to create a niche. Ford, too, threw its hat into the ring with a product called the Lightning. The Lightning stayed around for a decade before going down the same way as its counterparts. But, does that mean it was a bad truck? No, sir!

With the moniker being resurrected again, we thought it would be a good time to remember the original truck and tell you everything you need to know before Ford blankets its legacy with its first electric truck with the same name.

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Ford To Resurrect The 'Lightning' Moniker On The Upcoming Electric F-150

Ford To Resurrect The ’Lightning’ Moniker On The Upcoming Electric F-150

It is a smart move since ’Lightning’ has a strong recall with the yesteryear Ford performance truck

Ford launched two new vehicles in the last couple of years, but we noticed patterns when it came to naming them. One is to revive an old moniker from the ashes – the Bronco – and the other one is to attach the legacy of a loved badge on its electric vehicle –the Mustang Mach-E. For its next EV, which is arguably the most important product for the Blue Oval and will pave the way for its future, the company has combined both these patterns. We’re talking about the upcoming electric F-150, which the company could call ‘Lightning’.

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The Supercharged Ford F-150 Raptor R Sounds Mean

The Supercharged Ford F-150 Raptor R Sounds Mean

The Raptor R has been spotted and it sounds awesome even when it’s not roaring

The world is waiting to hear about the upcoming Ford F-150 Raptor R after Ford announced it at the standard third-gen Raptor’s debut. It was only a matter of time before we would get glimpses of it, and that time has come. A video clip of the truck was uploaded to YouTube and you can see it in flesh wrapped in camouflage. While Ford managed to hide the design elements to an extent, they couldn’t keep the beast silent. You can hear the supercharged beast grunting here, and even at idle, it sounds so good. Can you at least release some audio clips of it, for the time being, Ford?

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The Ford Thunder - Everything You Didn't Know And Why You've Never Heard Of It

The Ford Thunder - Everything You Didn’t Know And Why You’ve Never Heard Of It

Ford SVT Thunder Expedition is the performance SUV Ford never made

Before the Ford Raptor stole the show, as Ford’s go-to performance pick-up truck, there was the Ford F150 SVT Lightning. The first-generation SVT Lightning came in 1993 and inspired other manufacturers to build their own performance pick-up trucks. In 1999, the second generation Lightning came and this is where things get interesting. At the time of the second-generation F-150 Lightning, SVT (Special Vehicles Team) worked on an SUV version of the pick-up truck. It was the Ford SVT Thunder Expedition. Sadly, it never made it to production, but that doesn’t stop us from telling you all we know about it.

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2021 Ford F-150 Midnite Edition by Maxlider Motors

2021 Ford F-150 Midnite Edition by Maxlider Motors

It includes an upgraded suspension system, lift kit, new wheels and tires, as well as LED bars and cubes

Illinois-based Maxlider Motors is famous for creating custom Broncos. This includes proper conversions as well as restorations. The company rolls out almost 100 Bronco every year out of the factory and seems to be on the verge of expanding its horizon now. Maxlider Motors has developed a Midnite Edition for the 2021 Ford F-150. It includes new shoes, suspension upgrades, and the likes. But, surprisingly, the aftermarket company left the engine untouched. From the looks of it, the package looks swell. Care to buy it?

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2021 Ford F-150 by Roush Performance

2021 Ford F-150 by Roush Performance

New wheels and tires, suspension system, and body enhancements make this Roush build special

Roush Performance has come up with its version of the 2021 Ford F-150. There are aesthetic upgrades, suspension system upgrades, and some changes inside the cabin. While the package seems pretty straight-forward without any major mechanical changes, Roush has limited it to just two trims from the lineup, that too when equipped with the V-8 mill and four-wheel-drive system. Roush has priced it at a little under $18,000, which obviously excludes the cost of the donor vehicle.

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2021 Ford F-150 Raptor

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor

The third-gen Raptor has retained the same mill, but comes with a new suspension system, new exhaust system, and a lot of tech improvements

Six months after revealing the 2021 Ford F-150, Ford finally brought in the new Raptor as well. There was a lot of mulling around Ford introducing a V-8 to rival the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. But, Ford decided to keep the standard Raptor clear and announced a new Raptor R that will feature a V-8 and take on the cocky Ram 1500 TRX.

The 2021 model year marks the third generation of the F-150 Raptor, and Ford has come up with some significant changes. For starters, you can now have it with 37-inch tires from the factory, which was unheard of in this segment. Then there’s the new exhaust system to make it sound sweeter. But, will these changes push the price of this V-6-powered truck dangerously close to a better-accomplished, V-8-powered Ram 1500 TRX?

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The New Ford F-150 Raptor Is Allergic to Electrification

The New Ford F-150 Raptor Is Allergic to Electrification

Rule out the possibility of even a hybrid Raptor

Ford has been busy with its trucks lately. First came with the 2021 F-150, which also featured a hybrid model in the lineup. Recently, Ford unveiled the F-150 Raptor as well, and announced one with a V-8 engine coming next year. Then there’s the electric F-150 in the works and we should hear more about it soon. Given how all vehicles are getting electrified, it wouldn’t be wrong to assume that the Raptor’s next in line.

But, Ford has ruled this out even before the topic got picked up. According to Muscle Cars and Trucks, a higher-up from Ford has made it clear that the Raptor will continue to be a pure internal combustion-engined model.

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Ford's Inspiration for the F-150 Raptor's Exhaust Will Blow Your Mind

Ford’s Inspiration for the F-150 Raptor’s Exhaust Will Blow Your Mind

We went “WTF” when we heard it – Nissan GT-R and the Alfa Romeo Giulia QV!!

The third-gen F-150 Raptor debuted a few days back and it came with quite a few features that make it an exciting off-road truck. Apart from the 37-inch tires, the truck’s exhaust system has garnered a lot of attention. You would naturally assume that Ford is trying to keep up with the competition and perhaps tore a page out of the Ram TRX’s book, but the inspiration for the exhaust note comes from two completely unrelated products that the Raptor has nothing in common with – The Nissan GT-R and the Alfa Romeo Giulia QV.

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Ford Actually Had to Modify Its Production Lines to Handle The F-150 Raptors 37-Inch Tires

Ford Actually Had to Modify Its Production Lines to Handle The F-150 Raptors 37-Inch Tires

This wasn’t a simple plug-and-play kind of a scenario

Ford launched the third-gen Raptor with a lot of interesting goodies. However, the 37-inch tires from the factory caught everyone’s attention. This is the largest size ever offered by any automaker from the factory in the light-duty truck segment. While it sounds exciting, it forced Ford to make some drastic changes to its production lines to accommodate it.

Folks from the Blue Oval spoke to Road and Track about this and it surely wasn’t as easy as it looks.

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