The 2019 Roush F-150 Raptor Is the Ultimate Off-Road Beast

How can you make a giant even more menacing? You bring it to Roush Performance of course! As if the standard Ford Raptor wasn’t sick enough, Roush takes the legendary off-road performance truck to the next level. The 2019 Roush F-150 Raptor looks and feels powerful and is unmatched in off-road capability and refinement.

The automotive mogul

Jack Roush was an engine development engineer for Ford Motor Company in 1964. He discovered his passion for drag racing and formed his own team in 1970 with Wayne Gapp. Together, they won multiple championships in AHRA, NHRA, and IHRA Pro Stock drag racing over the next five years. Roush founded Roush Performance Engineering in 1976 and began selling his designs in the motorsports industry. There was high demand for his engines and parts for drag, oval-track, and hill-climb racing, as well as offshore power boats. Roush continued to be successful on and off the track. He took a bold leap into the world of NASCAR in 1988 and In 2007, he teamed up with Fenway Sports Group to form Roush Fenway Racing.

Roush Performance was founded in 1995 to bring racing engineering to street cars. Today, the company continues to be celebrated for their high performance parts. Roush provides modifications to Ford vehicles in their Livonia, Michigan factory, including upgrades to suspension, body, interior, and engine. They are known for their Ford Mustang mods, having worked on the American classic since 1995 on a limited-run basis. They also make custom built engines for cars like the Superformance Shelby Daytona Coupe.

Improved for off-road handling

There aren’t any performance upgrades available. The Roush Raptor comes with the standard twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6, which gives you 450hp and 510 pound-feet of torque. A Performance Pac may be offered in the future. It’s touted to bring the overall power to 522hp and total torque to 565 pound-feet. It may come with a new exhaust, a cold air intake, and an ECU tuning as well.

Unique, designed in-house graphics on the bedside, hood, and windshield really set the Roush Raptor apart. You can also opt for the Splatter Graphic Upgrade, which gives your Raptor some added flair. There is Roush badging on the hood and tailgate as well to further set it apart from the standard Raptor. The new Roush Chase Rack is finished in a corrosion-resistant black coating, giving the Raptor an extra rugged look. There’s also an optional off-road lighting package by Rigid. A performance-tuned Roush Axle-Back Exhaust System comes with new 5-inch black tips.

The Roush Raptor is fitted with 20-inch black Roush off-road wheels with integrated bead protection. The nylon-based bead protection rings protect the wheels from off-road damage or curb rash. The upgraded wheels are wrapped in beefy 35-inch BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires. Rest easy knowing you’ll have maximal stability, grip, and handling perfect for those rough, off road adventures. Mods inside include a custom gauge cluster so you can keep tabs on what’s going on under the hood. There’s also Roush headrest embroidery and a serialized badge on the center console. Additional options include an off-road utility kit and console vault safe. Learn More

 

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