Supercharged F-150 Vs. Raptor: Boat Towing & Donuts
Americans love pickup trucks; they were the most popular automobiles in 2022 and the Ford F-Series has been number one for the last 41 years.
Both vehicles make excellent off-roading vehicles.We are fortunate to have a wealth of options when it comes to performance pickup trucks, chiefly between the Ford F-150 Raptor R and the Ram 1500 TRX. These two automobiles offer superb capability for off-road trekking.
Taking their heritage from renowned models like the GMC Syclone and Chevrolet 454 SS, these vehicles unify strength with versatility on rough terrain. Nevertheless, when it comes to driving on ordinary highways, there is another selection that is usually disregarded. That is the Shelby F-150 Super Snake. Goonzquad YouTubers recently viewed a revealing video for their modern Shelby truck illustrating exactly what it’s capable of, after its initial run.
The Shelby F-150 has the power that Goonzquad is looking for and has features they love.Goonzquad have been fortunate to gain the resources in order to invest in an eye-catching Shelby Super Snake: not the awaited Mustang model, though the impressive F-150 variant. Their satisfaction has grown due to the immense capacity of the Shelby F-150 and additional attractive characteristics they admire.
It appears commanding, distinctly American, with its body stripes, and outfitted with a sporty body kit. The only problem: the engine must go through a customary break-in period prior to they are able to rev it up higher than 4,000 rpm and tap into its great power capacity. A useful yellow card provided by the dealer warns the new proprietors that test driving on either a dyno or lift is not allowed to reach the 1,500 miles needed for tuning.
A substantial chunk of the video displays their round robin to Florida, a route they used to gain the compulsory mileage before going up to Marshal Mize Ford dealership for a vital oil shift. Later on there was a speeding violation; they were then able to utilize all their 775 horsepower.
Donuts arise, and the team observe that the high-powered pickup truck is extremely delighted to execute burnouts and donuts, in an orderly and reliable fashion.
The 2023 Shelby F-150 Super Snake is estimated to cost around $134,000, which includes the Ford F-150 Lariat 4×4 base. With its numerous modifications, such as a beefed-up version of the 5-litre Coyote V8 sporting a Whipple supercharger for an outstanding 775 horsepower, a Borla exhaust, stitching together custom suspension from Ridetech and FOX, and more; it’s no wonder that it comes at a hefty cost.
When contrasted, the Ford F-150 Raptor R’s beginning MSRP of $109,000 (as well as the Ram TRX’s MSRP of $84,000) makes the price tag of the Super Snake appear extraordinary. In the clip, the pickup truck provides outstanding results on the route, towing a watercraft effortlessly while supplying high levels of convenience. When it comes time to carry out donuts and burnouts, it additionally does so in a bundle of smoke.
The snag? Shelby asserts that only 600 units will be produced, split into 300 of the two-door and 300 of the four-door pickup truck.
Despite its incapability to be a part of any intense off-road experiences that the Raptor R and TRX would relish in, it is difficult not to be enticed by its combination of luxuriousness, elegance, and velocity when hitting up the highway or city roads.