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First Look – 2013 Ford SVT Raptor Off-Road Pickup Truck

Since launching as a 2010 model, the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor has gathered small notoriety as an off-road performance pickup truck. A two-door Super Cab debuted first, then came a 2011 add, a four-door Super Crew model. Prices now start at more than $44,000. Continue reading

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Ford Shelby GT500 to Offer 650 Horsepower Production V8

Ford is boasting that the ultimate Ford Mustang – Shelby GT500 – will offer the highest horsepower production V8 when the new 2013 model goes on sale next year. The 5.8-liter V8 aluminum-block supercharged engine is claimed to be rated at 650 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful production V8 in the world. The 3,850-pound car also will be exempt from the gas-guzzler tax, a claim that awaits EPA certification. Continue reading

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