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Far too big for the UK, and far too unavailable, the Ford F-150 Raptor is, in the right circumstances, a quite hilarious and surprisingly competent high performance truck to drive. As you’d expect with a Ford Performance-tuned four wheel drive chassis and a detuned Ford GT engine under the bonnet. Steve Sutcliffe takes it for a spin…

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    • David Thompson
      David Thompson

      It is a myth that American vehicles are to big for uk roads, the US build some great motors it’s purely the price of our fuel that hinders them here

      about 24 days ago
    • S Schroeder
      S Schroeder

      It’s as absurd as a ‘63.5 Galaxy 500XL w/427 7.0L side oiler V8 and top loader 4sp trans. Which is to say, it’s remarkable that something this big can move that well.

      about 1 month ago
    • blainevaq
      blainevaq

      Love the whole outlook but you couldn’t fuel that vehicle in the North Of Ireland,it’s so damm expensive for petrol/gas. If it had the 3.2 v6 diesel you get in the Ford Ranger Wildtrak then it’s not so bad but unless you’re loaded with money it’s not for you.

      about 3 months ago
    • MDJAK
      MDJAK

      I know you have a long line of cars to test but if you can get your hands on a 2019, you will see a huge difference in the suspension and the Recaros. I had a Gen2 2017 and upgraded to a 2019. Huge improvement. And put steering in sport mode. Thanks for your excellent reviews.

      about 3 months ago
    • Steve Stee
      Steve Stee

      Raptorrrrr!!!

      about 4 months ago
    • Adam Burns
      Adam Burns

      Ford is the only American-American mainstream brand, I’d expect nothing less than for this to be a total American beast, if I had the money I’d get one like a shot! 😁

      about 4 months ago
    • ZMC
      ZMC In reply to Adam Burns

      Adam Burns What about Chevy and Tesla?

      about 3 months ago
    • Black Shark
      Black Shark

      Let me drive it now

      about 4 months ago
    • spencer brown
      spencer brown

      Is bloke has no idea how to drive a pick up truck ! He needs a mini !

      about 4 months ago
    • REEL SIXX
      REEL SIXX

      I love these trucks but that audi was holding back for the sake of the video let's be honest. I think a lot of people underestimate modern pcikups most of them handle just as well as most cars. My f150 handles very well I have no complaints with handling.

      about 5 months ago
    • Mopar man
      Mopar man

      This boring reporter just doesn't want to give it the review it deserves. So much better than the European and Japanese crap

      about 5 months ago
    • EpicEnej !
      EpicEnej !

      one day

      about 5 months ago
    • pharmon1418
      pharmon1418

      It's not that it doesn't fit in the English countryside it's that you don't get how to build proper roads

      about 5 months ago
    • thomas dickason
      thomas dickason

      I have the crew cab version here in Canada and it is awesome believe it or not its faster than most sports cars in OEM form. Curb weight 5,000 lbs with a 0-60 MPH in 5 seconds you have to drive it to believe it. That said the Audi RS3 has a 0-60 4.1 Seconds but the curb weight is only 3,586 Ibs so the driver wasn't trying hard.

      about 5 months ago
    • R S
      R S

      drives like a mustang.

      about 7 months ago
    • R S
      R S

      not to mention the is like 3x as heavier than that Audi sports car

      about 7 months ago
    • R S
      R S

      Chasing down an Audi rs3

      about 7 months ago
    • Teo P
      Teo P

      When even the skeptical British enjoy your vehicle with total abandonment, you know you've got it right this time 😎👍

      about 7 months ago
    • Andy Lindley
      Andy Lindley

      What's the Price to get one in the UK?

      about 8 months ago
    • hotstixx
      hotstixx

      If i bought one in silver,would it appear smaller ?

      about 8 months ago
    • Anderson C
      Anderson C

      Ok now take the RS3 off-road.... HEH...how far would it get on the Paris-Dakkar route? :))

      about 8 months ago
    • D Godfrey
      D Godfrey

      im from england and i really dont think that the f150 is too big, you can fit lorrys down most roads so if that can fit, the f150 can

      about 9 months ago
    • Darnell Robeson
      Darnell Robeson

      I saw giant Sprinter vans drive through the village. And other large commercial vehicles. It is a big truck, but come on.

      about 9 months ago
    • alex y
      alex y

      If i lived in the uk i would get an f450 dually

      about 10 months ago
    • bh635
      bh635

      The only thing absurd about the raptor in this video is the lack a factual information a lot of mistakes made here.

      about 10 months ago
    • Alan Flake
      Alan Flake

      Touge

      about 10 months ago
    • Andy Brooks
      Andy Brooks

      this is why you dont have brits driving an american truck they have no clue what they are doing with them

      about 10 months ago
    • Andy Brooks
      Andy Brooks

      i hate how he keeps saying "with a ford gt engine in it" its not, the normal f150 the raptor and the gt as well as some other ford cars share the same block but are not the exact same engine they are just tuned differently

      about 10 months ago
    • Lutoviko Eifler
      Lutoviko Eifler

      Is it coming to Australia 🤔?

      about 10 months ago
    • Apple Slipper
      Apple Slipper In reply to Lutoviko Eifler

      No, unfortunately. Unless you unofficially import it and convert it to right-hand drive.

      We will eventually get the 2018 Ford Ranger Raptor.

      about 10 months ago
    • jh5kl
      jh5kl

      isn t this ford truck included on the most recent ford recall? (one of a long long saga of recalls)

      about 1 year ago
    • noreworks
      noreworks

      so it's kind of ford's answer to amg 6x6. i like it.

      about 1 year ago
    • Raymond S
      Raymond S In reply to noreworks

      the ford was first

      about 4 months ago
    • noreworks
      noreworks In reply to noreworks

      bet some of the folks are thinking about how to reason with the wife

      about 1 year ago