Confirmed: 2017 Raptor has 450HP and 510TQ
Today, Ford Performance confirmed the twin turbo V6 ecoboost specifications we’ve all been waiting for – the 2017 Ford Raptor will have 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque.  This is a significant increase over the 2010-2014 Raptor 6.2L V8, which put out 411 horsepower and 434 lb-ft of... Read more
2017 Raptor Horsepower numbers leaked?
It’s been discussed over and over, speculated, and argued. How much horsepower and torque will the new 2017 Raptor have?  Ford hasn’t stated any number.  But they have stated that the 2017 Raptor’s High Output 3.5 EcoBoost Twin Turbo V6 will make more horsepower and torque than the previous... Read more
Raptor Chase Racks from Addictive Desert Designs
Addictive Desert Designs now offers a variety of Chase Racks for the 2017 Ford Raptor.  ADD offers several designs and builds off of a modular system so the end user can start with a base rack with 50″ LED light bar actuator, and add spare tire mounts, roof racks,... Read more
HoneyBadger Rear Bumper by Addictive Desert Designs
For anyone looking for a tough rear bumper for the 2017 Ford Raptor, Addictive Desert Designs offers the HoneyBadger rear bumper made with 1/8″ steel plating and 3/16″ internal structure playing.  The bumper fits over the factory dual exhaust and looks great with the factory dovetail rear bodywork.  This... Read more
2016 Trail of Missions Video from ABC
This 45 minute special aired recently on ABC TV.  Cameron Steele takes you on a wild adventure through the desert in the Baja Peninsula of Mexico.  The greatest part? Cameron is driving with his family in a brand new black SuperCrew 2017 Ford Raptor!  There are several other first... Read more
Everything you wanted to know about the 2017 Raptor Transmission
Co-developed by Ford and General Motors, this new 10 speed transmission will not only show up in the new Ford Raptor this year, but also the 650HP Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.  Obviously, this transmission is made to handle high horsepower and torque.  Car and Driver Magazine takes a look at... Read more
Stealth R Front Bumper From Addictive Desert Designs
Phoenix, Arizona based Addictive Desert Designs, also known as ADD Offroad, has been hard at work building Ford Raptor-specific custom bumpers and other accessories for several years.  Now, with the imminent release of the second generation Raptor, ADD Offroad is attacking the market with new bumpers just for this... Read more
2017 Raptor heading to China

2017 Raptor heading to China

News September 2, 2016 0

Ford Motor Company will begin shipping the new Raptor directly to China in 2017.  It will be the first time Ford has shipped an F-150 model to China, which is one of the highest selling vehicles in the United States.  There will be a few changes for the Chinese... Read more
2017 Ford Raptor Production to begin October 10th
Ford confirmed today that 2017 Ford Raptor production will begin on October 10th, 2016.  Several members of the Ford Raptor Forum posted build dates after they were contacted by their dealers with VIN numbers.  Multiple other members confirmed build dates of October 17th and October 24th.  We expect that... Read more
So, how does that 3.5 EcoBoost twin-turbo sound?
One major internet grumbling we’ve all heard about the new 2017 Raptor is that many people expect it just won’t sound the same.  The 2010-2014 Raptor with the 6.2L V8 had a mighty roar that made heads turn. But what about this new twin turbo Ecoboost? Will it do... Read more