Shelby takes the latest Ford F-150 Raptor, and bumps it up to 525+ hp and 610+ lb-ft. of torque. It’s also been given upgraded two-stage FOX Racing shocks, bigger tires and wheels, a custom body kit, LED light bars, and a custom Shelby interior. Only 500 will be made for 2018.
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Shelby’s latest truck starts out as a Ford F-150, but is made oh-so-special with the addition of a 5.0-liter supercharged V8, packing 750 horsepower, plus sporty ground effects, 22″ chrome wheels, and of course, racing stripes, because they make everything faster.
It’s something we’ve been waiting for ever since the reveal of the Ford GT back in 2015: a hands-on driving review of the American supercar. Tim Stevens from Roadshow was one of the lucky few to get some wheel time, and it looks like a beast on the track. But is it as good on the road?
We spent a few days behind the wheel of Ford’s fastest Fusion – a mid-sized sedan with a turbo V6, 325hp, 380 lb-ft. of torque, AWD, and adaptive dampers. We found a capable daily driver that’s also a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Check out our full review on 95octane.
Timeless Kustoms‘ tricked out 1965 Ford Mustang is one of the coolest cars we’ve seen on Jay Leno’s Garage yet. The retro-modern fastback beast has a 5.1L turbo/supercharged 1000hp V8 and a badass red interior with a roll cage. Here’s some testing and dyno footage.
Get your daily dose of carporn with this clip from Ford Performance, as Vaughn Gittin Jr. takes his Formula Drift Mustang RTR through a bit of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, linking two of the course’s awesome turns, and leaving behind an epic trail of tire smoke.
The F-150 Raptor is back, and Hennessey has a new VelociRaptor upgrade package for it. The biggest additions are the second rear axle and extra pair of wheels. It also has better suspension, bumpers and the option to go up to a 600+hp twin-turbo engine kit.
We spent the weekend with Ford Performance and Chip Ganassi Racing to get an up close look at their spectacular Ford GT Le Mans race cars, as they were prepped and raced at Road America. We did our best to capture what we saw and heard, sans music or voiceover, in 4K.
Jay Leno’s Garage showcases a beautiful, durable and (more or less) practical hot rod that started out as half of a rotting Model T. But the real gem here is its builder, Clayton Paddison, who has a couple of touching stories about his car. Test drive at 19:33.
Hagerty shares this time-lapse of an old Ford Flathead V8 engine being stripped down to its block, then painstakingly rebuilt to like-new by Thirlby Automotive with the help of Edelbrock. It’s amazing how good something this old can look with enough time and effort.
The F1 Ranger Marmon-Herrington was the first Ford Ranger. It started as a Ford delivery truck that Marmon-Herrington converted into a 4×4. It’s believed that only 54 F1 Rangers were made; this particular unit has been meticulously restored to its original condition.
“It’ll make you look like a hero, it will make you feel like a hero.” With Mercedes-Benz and Audi joining the hot hatch market, Carfection’s Alex Goy thinks that the new Ford Focus RS not only stands a chance, but is in fact better than anything that came before or alongside it.
Classic Recreations’ handbuilt GT500 Shelby Mustang packs a 427ci Ford Performance V8 and a Procharger F1-R supercharger to push out more than 800hp. It’s built on a ’67 fastback chassis, and rocks 18″ Forgeline wheels, Detroit Speed suspension, and Magnaflow exhaust.
The master hoonigan returns to tear up some pavement and leave behind a thick layer of rubber and dust in his latest Gymkhana stunt video, taking on wild animals, exotic sports cars, and even a jumbo jet in and around Dubai in his tricked out Ford Fiesta RX43.
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