AMER­ICA’S RAP­TORS

Torque (Singapore) - - NEWS -

Amer­i­can automobile maker Ford has a model called F-150 Rap­tor, and Amer­i­can air­craft maker Lock­heed Martin has a model called F-22 Rap­tor. Both com­pa­nies went on a joint sor­tie for char­ity, cre­at­ing a one-of-a-kind F-22 F-150 Rap­tor that raised US$300,000.

The unique truck fea­tures styling and cabin de­sign de­tails in­spired by the F-22 fighter jet that serves in the US Air Force, plus par­tial car­bon fi­bre body­work, cus­tom wheels, up­graded brakes and ul­tra-bright off-road ex­te­rior light­ing.

The Ford truck’s “af­ter­burn­ing tur­bo­fan” en­gine is a 3.5-litre twin­tur­bocharged EcoBoost V6 with 545 souped-up horse­power, and there’s a 1500-watt au­dio sys­tem to pro­vide a “sonic boom”.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Singapore

© PressReader. All rights reserved.