When a consumer loses off their Raptor at Shelby American in Las Vegas, it starts a week long makeover that consists of a host engine, outside, inside, as well as suspension upgrades. The physical body gets one-of-a-kind Ford Shelby Baja 700 badging on the fenders, doorways, as well as tailgate, along with a red stripe bundle. An extra-large supercharger from Whipple is liable for packing adequate air right into the 6.2 L V-8 to spin out 700 savage horse power, while a large warmth exchanges is put behind the grille to maintain that air cost cool.
While we did our ideal to actually obtain a feeling for the vehicle, it was really an oppression to its off-road lineage. The driving encounter is unique, in that the typical human (our own selves consisted of) does not have any kind of scale as to just what 700 hp really feels like. We actually can not wait to obtain a shot at driving the Ford Baja 700 on filth, where it’s developed to truly beam.
Well, presuming you currently possess a 2011 -2014 Ford Raptor, Shelby will certainly transform your vehicle right into a Ford Baja 700 for the puny amount of just $45.000. After getting the vehicle, losing it off at Shelby, including some of the upgrades (due to the fact that truly, which would not), as well as tax obligation, you’ll be out over $100.000.
When again, the crazy researchers at Shelby have actually outshine themselves. Made popular by Carol Shelby and also his winning spirit, Shelby American is understood all over the world for developing race-winning muscle mass autos, consisting of the Cobra and also Shelby Mustangs. As a result of the appeal of the Ford Raptor as well as being no complete stranger in the huge horse power video game, it had not been shocking when the business started supplying tuned-up variations of this desert controlling pick-up.
Shelby’s initial dip right into the off-road swimming pool was with the just called Shelby Raptor. And also with that, the Ford Shelby Raptor Baja 700 was birthed.
Based off of the 2011-2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, which the client gives, the Shelby Baja 700 is absolutely nothing except evil. And also someone had the dumb suggestion to permit us drive it.
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