How would you like a work truck with 758 horsepower? This is precisely what Paxpower.com has built. Paxpower has been building supercharged V8 Ford Raptor conversions for a couple of years. The company starts with a 5.0-liter Coyote V8-powered Ford F-150 truck, they then add all factory Raptor suspension and body components.
The next step up is to boost the V8 with a Whipple supercharger. The final output is 758 horsepower. The engine is backed up by Ford’s 10-speed automatic transmission.
This “work truck” takes it to a whole other level! It features a custom-built flatbed with an integrated chase rack and space to mount an additional fuel tank, welder, and other items. The custom flatbed incorporates a rear bumper, backup sensors, hitch, trailer wiring, blind-spot monitor sensors, extra lights, and more.
A standard Ford Raptor crew cab has a maximum payload capacity of 1,200 lbs, so how will this truck actually haul heavy stuff? It has air helper springs in the back that can handle up to 5,000 lbs of weight. They are one-side mounted. When the truck is unloaded – the Raptor suspension is offering a comfortable ride. Once you put the extra weight in the bed, you can add air to the airbag suspension that provides the additional weight-carrying capability.
Pax power says that the flatbed limits the Raptor suspension rear wheel travel by about 1-2 inches. The factory Raptor offers 13-14 inches of wheel travel, so this truck has a bit less. Still, this is a complete customized truck with crazy amount of power and functionality to boot.
Paxpower says the flatbed can also be converted to carry snow mobiles or even a flatbed truck camper.
In the end, this one-of-a-kind Ford Raptor truck has a price tag of $110,000. However, Paxpower offers several different Raptor conversion packages that are less than that.
I had an opportunity to drive, drag race, and test their supercharged V8 Raptor. Check out the video for all the details.