The production version of the 2018 Ford F-150 VelociRaptor 6×6 by Hennessey Performance was presented at the 2017 SEMA Show. The official presentation will be in the following fall at 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Concerning the competition, we will mention the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6X6. Based on the 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor. This ultimate off-road vehicle will only have 100 copies (50 in the U.S. and 50 in the global market). It differs significantly in design, and also has a much stronger gasoline engine.
Like the standard model, VelociRaptor has a black “FORD” grille. Installed are Hennessey front & rear bumpers with LED off-road lights, as well as complete LED lighting. Noticeable is a black roll bar in the cargo bed. Built are extremely comfortable leather seats and telescopic Alcantara leather steering wheel. Also has dual-zone automatic climate control. In addition, it has an 8-inch touch screen on the central console (Ford’s SYNC3 interface), as well as a large TFT display in the gauge cluster.
The 2018 VRap will be much higher than the standard model, while the weight will be greater by about 700 lbs (318 kg). Placed at the 20-inch wheels with Tojo Open Country R/T all-terrain off-road tires and large fender blades. Available is a crew cab with four-door and lengthened cargo bed. It is possible to accommodate five passengers.
This full-size off-roader pickup trucks have a 3.5-liter V6 twin-turbo EcoBoost engine. The production of this engine is 605 hp and 622 lb-ft (843 Nm) of torque. The drive will have at all six wheels, combined with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It also has air-to-air intercooler and stainless steel cat-back exhaust system. In addition, it offers optional six-piston Brembo brake system. Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph achieve in just over 5 seconds. The maximum speed is limiting to 155 mph (249 km/h). Of course, fuel consumption is significantly higher than the standard Raptor model.
The price of basic model 2018 Ford F-150 VelociRaptor 6×6 by Hennessey Performance is $ 349,000. Depending on the upgrade, it will be significantly higher.