You thought the 450-horsepower Ford F-150 Raptor was a powerhouse? Come on, Roosevelt, Utah, let’s get sickening with the all-new 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R. Ford is upping the ante again with the most powerful Raptor ever made, swapping in a supercharged V8 that delivers more horsepower and more off-road-adventure potential.
The star ingredient of the 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R formula is a 5.2-liter supercharged V8 shared with the already legendary Mustang Shelby GT500. Putting down 700 horsepower and 640 lb-ft of torque, the most torque-dense supercharged V8 ever dropped into a production truck demands to be felt to be believed.
All around, unbelievable is a fine word to describe the F-150 Raptor R. In addition to this amazing engine, you get a retuned off-road suspension with upscaled FOX Live Valve™ shocks, best-in-class ground clearance up to 13.1 inches, and standard 37-inch tires that are the largest of any performance truck around today.
“Raptor R is our ultimate Raptor,” said Ford Performance Chief Engineer Carl Widmann. “When customers experience Raptor R in the desert and beyond, it will make the hairs on the back of their necks stand up — and they’ll love every second of it.” If you want to feel that love, contact L&L Motor in Roosevelt, Utah. The 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R is sure to be one of the hottest tickets around, so you’re not going to want to hesitate to put your order down if you want one.