Shelby F-150 Raptor makes a crazy truck crazier

Shelby F-150 Raptor makes a crazy truck crazier

2013 Shelby Raptor 1
First it was a 1,200-horsepower Shelby 1000 Mustang, and now Shelby American have shifted focus to create the Shelby Raptor, a nasty-powerful production truck based on the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. It debuted at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

In the Shelby Raptor, the 6.2-litre V8 engine from the stock Raptor is force-fed via a 2.9-litre supercharger and the exhaust fumes are exhaled through a Borla exhaust system. This has help Shelby bump the output from a useful 411 hp to an all-conquering 575 hp. The Shelby motor is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission that multiplies torque and transfers it to all four wheels.

The super-truck is equipped with 35-inch Goodrich All-Terrain tyres and optional custom wheels. There is an “Off-Road” mode that calibrates the transmission, stability and traction control to improve high-speed off-road drivability. Shelby is giving customers an opportunity to deck up their Raptors by giving customers a choice of three graphics packages.

Shelby American were originally only planning to build 100 Shelby Raptors per year and are currently taking orders. But now they’ve decided to build 500 a year, due to demand. The Shelby Raptor is priced at Dhs 66,000 on top of the base Raptor, which starts at about Dhs 230,000. And like the Shelby 1000, each Raptor will be numbered, documented with a unique Shelby CSM number and entered into the official Shelby Registry.

The F-150 Raptor is available in as many as 6 wheelbase options in the U.S. but only two wheelbase options are available in the GCC. It remains to be seen if any show up in the UAE officially.

For UAE/KSA prices and specs, visit the Ford F-150 buyer guide.

What do you think?



  1. Holy crap baskets…

  2. monkey comes, monkey goes..

  3. i drove i last couple of day this build quality is not nice but the share power is awesome….

  4. not this one but the base Raptor m talking abt. so this new one ll b more crazy…

  5. 575 hp…dat sucks…after adding a 2.9L supercharger , Borla exhausts and tuning the engine 164 hp is all they add…u could hv easily done that with a mid sized paxton supercharger
    which wont cost more than 35k and theyre charging 66k for dat crap… i seriouly thought dat this car would hv like atleast 600 to 700 hp after they mentioned it was a shelby.

    • I totally agree with u..sumhow the shelby numbers r nt that gr8, ezpecially for the price… doubt..itsa beautiful machine…..chk out the top gear u.s episode for the raptor..they also test drive the henessy versions…with 600+ h.p…..its just insane the way it drives on the desert terrain….I feel its the off road version of the gtr…:-p

    • versions…with 600+ h.p…..its just insane the way it drives on the desert terrain….I feel its the off road version of the gtr…:-p

  6. Ya and you forgot to mention that the off road mode also backs off the ABS a bit so that you can use the breaks without much interference

  7. WANT!! WANT!! 😀

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