2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake

2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake

It’s hard to imagine someone looking at the Ford F-150 Raptor and thinking “couldn’t it be more powerful though?” but it’s hardly out character for Shelby American, a company that’s always excelled at making powerful cars even bigger and faster.

2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake Engine

The current-generation F-150 Raptor is fueled by a high-yield variant of Ford’s 3.5L twin-turbo EcoBoost V6. While that engine is great for performance, the lack of a V8 has bothered some Raptor fans, and thus the truck itself is a bit of a paradox: it’s the ultimate off-road truck from the factory, but lacks the roaring V8 soundtrack that many truck owners desire. Hennessey Performance bemoaned the need of a V8 under the current Raptor’s hood so much that the tuner offers the VelociRaptor – a souped up Raptor that rips out the EcoBoost V6 and crams in a supercharged 5.0L V8 packing 758 horsepower.

Passage is hoping to bring back V-8 control for an extraordinary for a special version of the F-150 Raptor.  This super-Raptor will serve as a sendoff for the current-generation F-150, scheduled to be replaced in 2021 or 2022.

2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake
2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake

At this point, we only know that the supercharged 5.2-liter V-8 is slated to make more than 700 horsepower in its Mustang Shelby GT500 application, so it’s safe to assume that the V-8 will give a comparative measure of intensity in the Raptor pickup. Ford and GM’s 10-speed automatic transmission seems like it would be plenty stout to hold up to this engine, given that it’s used in the 650-hp Camaro ZL1, while Ford could easily source a study enough live rear axle from component supplier Dana.

2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake Interior

This new age muscle truck from Shelby accompany a forceful body. From its redesigned hood to new bumpers, everything is dynamic.  This special edition super struck gets a set of 22-inch chrome wheels with performance tires that provide more grip. It also gets stripes that stretch from the hood to the roof, all the way to the rear of the truck, in contrast to its blue exterior.

2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake
2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake

These trucks have a Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake badge displayed on the grille, the hood, the doors, the bedside panels, and the tailgate. It is evidently designed for one road use only due to its low front air dam and side sills. One can easily spot these trucks owing to  badging found on the front grille an interior.

2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake Exterior

Since this Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake has an extraordinary presentation and a stylish design, don’t expect it to be priced  like regular trucks. Shelby records this restricted version truck generally twofold the base cost of the Raptor, at $96,680. Although it is just released, don’t be surprised if all the 150 units are already allocated.

2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake
2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake

A full-measure truck with the intensity of a Dodge Hellcat, is what Shelby’s special edition truck is all about. Each vehicle that wear the Shelby Super Snake badge represents the pinnacle of performance. So go grab yours, unless you are afraid of snakes!

2021 Ford F150 Raptor Shelby Super Snake Price and Release Date

And so, the 2018 Shelby Baja Raptor came to exist. While a regular Raptor will cost you $68,165, giving it the full Shelby treatment brings the total up to $117,460, a princely sum for a truck they believe is king of the off-road.

If you purchased a 2017 F-150 Raptor and are disappointed you didn’t get the option to Shelby-fy it, you can get a conversion from Shelby American for $49,295.

 

 

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