Want more roar and tire-shredding power than a stock Ford Raptor F-150?
Sure you do. PaxPower’s Ultimate Gen 2 Raptor delivers up to 758 horses through a Whipple supercharged 5.0-liter V8 cradled by Raptor-rivaling suspension.
“This truck began as a 2019 F-150 Platinum with a 5.0-liter V8, 10-speed transmission, four-wheel drive, and an electronic-locking differential,” PaxPower says. “The humdrum F-150 body panels and austere F-150 suspension were stripped away for a litany of literally the best Raptor parts available from Ford and the aftermarket.”
The front suspension arms are made by BajaKits from boxed steel and feature trophy-truck level uniball joints. The front coilovers and rear shocks are 3.0 inch internal-bypass units from King and feature easy adjusters for ride quality and terrain.
Deaver manufactured the rear springs, which consist of several softer leafs for a more progressive spring rate and additional travel. Steering improvement comes courtesy of billet aluminum tie-rods with heim joints.
“With respect to the suspension, it again puts the standard Raptor components to shame with aftermarket pieces typically found on desert race vehicles,” Pax Power reports.
Most of the body panels and pieces were sourced from Ford, except for the fenders and bedsides. These custom panels are about 3 inches wider than the standard Raptor pieces and
available in fiberglass or carbon fiber. After a fresh coat of gloss black paint on pretty much everything, including the Raptor grille and tailgate panel, the truck was wrapped in satin black vinyl. The theme going forward was a mix of gloss and satin black that extends from the roof to suspension components.
The Ultimate Gen 2 Raptor rests on 37-inch BFGoodrich KM3 tires that wrap around 17×9 Fuel Podium wheels.
“The KM3 is the most aggressive DOT-approved tire in BFG’s lineup and dwarf the 34-inch all-terrain spec found on the stock Raptor,” Pax Power writes. “PaxPower customers won’t have to fear flats or lose use of the bed, like on the Shelby Baja Raptor, as there is a matching 37-inch spare in the stock location.”
Stopping that additional tire weight is Alcon’s front six-piston big brake kit. The chassis is finished off with bumpers from Addictive Desert Designs and lighting from Rigid and KC.
“The result is much more aggressive than the standard Raptor, but with an OEM feel that perhaps represents the truck Ford would build for enthusiast if it were not concerned with profit margins and pushing efficient EcoBoost engines,” Pax Power reports.
The Ultimate Gen 2 Raptor retails for $125,000 and is available with financing through most Ford dealers. PaxPower also has partner dealerships to make the process as easy as possible. PaxPower aims to please with various options including a 700-hp Stage 1 supercharged package that meets emissions in all 50 states.