Shelby announces Raptor-based Baja 700
As its name implies, the Baja 700 packs over 700 horsepower thanks to a Whipple supercharger.
Shelby American has introduced a new limited-edition tuning package that can be fitted to all Ford F-150 SVT Raptors built between 2011 and 2014.
Dubbed Baja 700, the package bumps the Raptor's 6.2-liter V8 engine's power output to over 700 horsepower thanks to a massive 2.9-liter Whipple supercharger, bigger throttle bodies, upgraded injectors and a beefier heat exchanger. A Borla exhaust system rounds out the mechanical modifications.
Shelby has not published performance specifications but the Baja 700 is undoubtedly much quicker than the stock Raptor, which boasts 411 ponies from the factory. The extra power is complemented by an off-road performance suspension that helps the truck tackle rough terrain with ease.
The visual modifications are largely limited to model-specific stickers on the hood, on the tailgate and at the bottom of the doors, a sprinkling of Shelby emblems all around and custom 18-inch alloy wheels wrapped by BFGoodrich K02 All-Terrain tires. Rogue Racing front and rear bumpers can be ordered at an extra cost.
The interior gains minor upgrades including new seats and a metal plaque engraved with the truck's serial number.
Shelby will build just 50 examples of the Baja 700 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On sale now, each one retails for $45,000 excluding the cost of the donor Raptor.