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Georgia Ford dealer will build you a new F-150 Lightning, and it will kick up smoke

Since exiting production in 2004, the Ford F-150 Lightning has become a fond memory of not only Ford fans, but truck enthusiasts at large. Ford's decision to replace the Lightning with the F-150 Raptor has left a noticeable absence of high-performance pickups built for straight-line speed. Pioneer Ford, based in Bremen, Georgia, remedied that with its own...

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Ford dealer builds its own 650-horsepower F-150 Lightning

Remember the Ford F-150 SVT Lightning? The performance pickup lasted through two generations of the F-150 but eventually bowed out with the arrival of the 2004 model, never to return. That is, until now. This Lightning isn't built by Ford, though. It's a tribute truck built by the dealership Pioneer Ford of Bremen, Georgia, and it has a stout...

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Watch the 2017 Ford Raptor’s suspension hard at work while off-roading

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is one heck of a capable truck off-road. That much we've known for awhile, but if you've ever wondered what the suspension looks like while the truck is tackling jumps, mud, and all sorts of off-road terrain, this video is for you. It's highly entertaining to watch as the Fox Racing shocks and the rest of the suspension does its...

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Ford F-150 first drive review: so good you won’t even notice

When the new Ford F-150 was unveiled in 2015, it was the world's first aluminum pickup truck, an innovation that General Motors and Ram still haven't caught up with. Combined with a pair of twin-turbocharged V-6 engines, Ford's perennial best-seller pushed the art of the truck into an important new...

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Ford F-150 Police Responder adds pursuit rating to a pickup

Ford announced on Thursday that it's adding an even more hardcore F-150-based police car to its lineup. Following up on the F-150 Special Service Vehicle, the new Police Responder gets a twin-turbocharged power, a 10-speed automatic transmission, and enough suspension and brake upgrades to chase...

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Turbo V-6 vs supercharged V-8: 600-hp VelociRaptors face off

No replacement for displacement, you say? Say no more because Hennessey Performance Engineering has shown what forced induction can do with a simple, straight-line drag race. On one side sits the 2014 Ford F-150 VelociRaptor from HPE, which features a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine. On the other...

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Ford Shelby F-150 Super Snake debuts with 750 horsepower

Disappointed by Ford's decision to skip a V-8 in favor of a boosted V-6 for its latest F-150 Raptor? If so, take solace in the knowledge that Shelby American is not only offering an F-150-based performance pickup truck equipped with a V-8, but one supercharged to the tune of 750 horsepower!...

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