Why wait for the new Raptor?
The Ford F-150 Raptor is a monstrous truck that can off-road with the best. Ford’s latest rendition of the Raptor promisesto be even better, but it's still a while away from coming out. Untilthen, off-roading enthusiasts that are looking for a high-powered truck canturn towards this—the 2016 Shelby F-150. This beastly truck was on display atSEMA and was a collaboration between Shelby and Tuscany Motor Co. Team. Thepickup truck has a host of upgrades over the stock truck, but the most importantdetail is the truck’s whopping 700 hp.
The Raptor is expected to make 450 hp, while the Shelby putsout 700 hp. The 5.0-liter V8 has been fitted with a supercharger, a large coldair intake, a Borla dual exhaust system, an aluminum heat exchanger, updatedfuel injectors and a high-flow throttle body. To make the F-150 better atoff-roading, the truck is fitted with BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO2 tires, 18-inchcustom Shelby wheels, Fox shocks, BDS Suspension and a custom suspension systemby Shelby. The price for all of this is just under $100K. Prices for thenormally aspirated, 395-hp Shelby F-150 start at a more reasonable $85K. Only 500examples of the truck will be built and it's the only vehicle that can give the Raptora scare.