This is the new Ford F-150 Raptor, the high performance version of the thirteenth generation Ford F-150 truck. It’s now got a lighter body, thanks to the F-150’s new aluminium body, but has more horsepower and torque. Best combination ever.

The full details have yet to be released, but here’s what we know so far. The outgoing 6.2 litre V8 has been replaced by a much smaller engine – a high output 3.5 litre V6, which is force fed via two turbochargers.


Ford doesn’t reveal how much power the new Raptor has, only saying that it exceeds the 6.2 V8’s 411 hp and 588 Nm. The 3.5 litre has been known to make as much as 380 horses and 624 Nm installed in cars like the Lincoln Navigator, and apparently over 600 hp in the new Ford GT that was revealed at the same time.

What’s most interesting is what the engine is connected to. The Raptor will use a ten-speed automatic gearbox. Yes, you read that right – ten gear ratios! That’s a massive jump over the current six-speeder.

More details should debut later when the Raptor is ready for market – we’ll do an update then.