Shelby did a great job on her latest work on F-150 Raptor. Based Ford’s For the third generation, it rides on an all-new coil spring version and five-link suspension. With those strong foundations, Shelby called it the most polished performance vans that it’s built to date and proudly inscribes its name throughout.
The biggest change comes under the hood, where there are large flow inlets, an aluminum cooler and ECU tuning of Ford’s twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 boosts output by more 525 horsepower and 610 pound-feet of torque. That’s 75 more ponies and 100 pound-feet more than the factory Raptor.
There is a lifter involved, but Shelby didn’t specify how tall it was. They only claim that it’s from BDS, so if it’s an available kit we can safely assume it’s a four-inch bump. It’s supported by Shelby’s custom 18-inch wheels wrapped in 37-inch BF Goodrich KM3 Mud. Topographic tire. The Raptor can also be ordered from Ford with 37 inches, but only if you order the $6,150 801A equipment package and those come with all-terrain. With Shelby, however, you get a third pair locked in a stand with the Shelby logo.
In fact, the Shelby logo can be found all over the truck and we mean them all. The name appears on the rocker dashboard decal stripes, rear doors, fenders, air intakes, on the serial number plates in both the engine compartment and interior, the bed sides just inches from the side. with their appearance on the aforesaid stand and clear cast. red in the large block letters on the grille.
Shelby also added painted steel bumpers of their own design at the front and rear. Both have dual 10-inch LED driver light strips at either end, but you won’t be short of lumens. The front has an additional 30-inch LED light bar, while the rear has two more LED taillights in addition to those already offered by Ford. Light fixture with an additional 50 inch light bar.
Inside, the main upgrade is leather seats that look like the back of one motorcycle gloves, a mosaic of black, gray and red that naturally had the word “Shelby” sewn into them. The after-sales trio of color window, the workpiece pedal and carbon fiber complete insert cabin.
Prices start at $124,820 for the Shelb-ified Raptor, a nearly $60,000 claim over the standard issue from Dearborn. You can almost buy two Raptors, with prices starting at $65,840 each. Or, just stick with one and manually modify it for less. Then you can put your own name on it.