Need a greater Ford F-150 Raptor with extra horsepower and torque? The 2018 Shelby Raptor bundle provides a further 75 horses and 100 lb ft of torque—that’s as much as 525 horsepower and 610 lb ft of torque.
Not unhealthy contemplating the inventory three.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 makes 450 horsepower and 510 lb ft of torque. The EcoBoost engine is mated to a 10-speed computerized transmission.
Solely 500 2018 Shelby Raptors can be accessible, in line with the corporate, and one in every of these new monsters will set you again $117,460 a pop versus $68,165 for a inventory Raptor from Ford.
In case you are on a finances and have a 2017 Raptor in home, you will get a conversion for ‘solely’ $49,295.
“Throughout the previous two years, we’ve added a number of new automobiles to our lineup in direct response to buyer demand, together with a trio of purpose-built vans,” mentioned Joe Conway, Shelby CEO, in a press release.
“The Shelby Raptor builds on our wealthy heritage with vans, giving fanatics much more methods to have excessive horsepower enjoyable.”
Along with the additional energy, Shelby upgraded the Raptor’s suspension with adjustable two-stage shocks, including to a set of equipment that features all-wheel drive, a locking heart differential, and an auto-shift to rear-drive.
“The Shelby Raptor is more durable edged, with extra grunt and dealing with functionality. We added adjustable shocks so the motive force may even tailor their trip. This truck was designed and examined for many who search most journey each on and off the highway,” mentioned Gary Patterson, Shelby President.
The truck additionally will get a brand new two-stage shock system, larger wheels and tires, gentle bars, and an upgraded inside with fancy purple trim. We predict it may use a couple of extra gentle bars to actually make it shine, however hey, it’s your truck.
“Over the previous 12 months, we labored with key companions, together with Ford Motor Firm, to develop a Shelby model of the truck,” mentioned Vince LaViolette, Shelby VP, in a launch.
“After rigorous testing and improvement, we constructed a handful of 2017 variations that quietly hit supplier showrooms. Now we’re prepared to supply the truck for the 2018 mannequin 12 months.”
The 2018 Shelby Raptor is now in manufacturing and accessible for order now.