In 2024, the Ford F-150 Shelby: A powerhouse truck aiming for 1,000 horsepower

The 2024 Ford Shelby F-150: A Powerful Beast on the Road

I once saw written on the backside of an NHRA top fuel dragster wing, “You can never have too much horsepower or ammunition.” The 2024 Ford Shelby F-150 certainly embodies this sentiment with its impressive power and performance upgrades. Shelby has taken a standard F-150 Lariat 4×4 SuperCrew and equipped it with a Gen 5 Whipple supercharger on the 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine, resulting in a staggering 785 horsepower and 685 pound-feet of torque on 93 octane fuel. This puts Shelby’s version of the Ford F-150 Raptor ahead of even Ford’s own F-150 Raptor R, which produces 720 hp and 640 lb-ft from a supercharged 5.2-liter Carnivore V8.

### Unleashing Unprecedented Power
The Shelby F-150 also features a Shelby BDS three-inch lift, adjustable Fox 2.5 internal bypass shocks, rear traction bars, rock rails, and 22-inch Shelby wheels wrapped in 35-inch all-terrain tires, providing both style and performance enhancements. The Borla cat-back exhaust system with black tips adds a distinctive roar to the truck’s already impressive sound.

### Luxurious Interior Touches
Inside, the Shelby F-150 boasts carbon fiber trim, billet pedals, and a host of luxurious amenities that enhance the overall driving experience. Whether you opt for the naturally aspirated version with the stock 400 hp and 410 lb-ft or the supercharged monster with 785 hp, both variants come with a three-year or 36,000-mile warranty.

### Limited Availability and Pricing
Shelby plans to produce only 800 units of the 2024 Ford Shelby F-150, making it a rare and exclusive offering in the truck market. The naturally aspirated version starts at $130,000, while the supercharged version starts at $139,995, offering buyers the choice between raw power and everyday usability.

### Alternative Option: Hennessey VelociRaptor 1000
For those seeking even more power, the Hennessey VelociRaptor 1000 based on Ford’s Raptor R is a compelling alternative. With 1,043 hp and 824 lb-ft of torque, the VelociRaptor 1000 is a true powerhouse on wheels. This limited edition truck sits on 37-inch tires and is sure to turn heads wherever it goes.

### Conclusion: A Battle of the Titans
Whether you choose the Ford Shelby F-150 or the Hennessey VelociRaptor 1000, one thing is for certain – both trucks offer unparalleled performance and styling that make them stand out from the crowd. With jaw-dropping power figures and aggressive looks, these trucks are not for the faint of heart. So, if you’re in the market for a high-performance truck that can handle anything you throw at it, the Shelby F-150 and VelociRaptor 1000 are sure to deliver an exhilarating driving experience. Call your ammo dealer and get ready to unleash the beast on the road.

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