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Ford F-250 gets the Hennessey treatment

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Ford F-250 gets the Hennessey treatment

 

Not content
to let the F-150 Raptor get all the attention, the F-250 is now getting some
love from legendary tuners Hennessey in the VelociRaptor. 

The VelociRaptor
takes a standard Ford F-250 truck and gives it something of a makeover. It
turns the trim all black, adds off-road bumpers, adds a second pair of doors
and replaces the truck bed with more passenger space. It's quite the
transformation!

The
Hennessey VelociRaptor is now one of the largest SUVs available and looks a lot
like the big old Ford Excursion. With an upgraded interior that is said to have
a second row of captain's chairs, a folding third row bench seat and a large
door at the back, there's a lot to like about this new variant.

Of course,
where Hennessey excels is in the mechanicals. We weren't disappointed. The VelociRaptor
uses the Ford 6.2-litre engine and offers two supercharger options to make it
something special. The standard motor delivers 385 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. The
first supercharger option ups the power output to 600 hp while the other offers
650 hp.

There is
also a diesel Power Stroke engine that would deliver 440 hp and 880 lb-ft of
torque according to the brochure. Power will be sent to all four wheels as
standard.

Other
Hennessey touches include exterior badging, serial number plaques, wheel and
tire upgrade, LED lighting and an off road suspension upgrade. All combine to
make what is a very good looking vehicle.

2015 Ford F-250

The 2015
Ford F-250 is a dependable donor car for the Hennessey but is also a solid
truck in its own right. It's big, capable, reliable and offers a lot more
comfort than you might expect. As is the trend nowadays with work trucks, they
can be specified to make them more like a luxury sedan than a truck.

The
standard engine in the 2015 Ford F-250 is a 6.2-lite gas V8 that delivers 385
hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. There is also an optional 6.7-litre diesel V8 that
produces 440 hp and 760 lb-ft of torque. Both use a six-speed automatic
transmission to send power to the rear, or all wheels.

The
SuperDuty variant can tow up to 14,000 pounds standard or up to 16,800 pounds
with a fifth wheel. It can carry up to 4,130 pounds too.

The 2015
Ford F-250 is a great truck designed to work hard and be dependable. Check it
out at Northway Ford Lincoln, 388 King George Road Brantford ON N3S 3N2.

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