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Old 10-31-2008, 03:25 PM   #1
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Old 10-31-2008, 03:31 PM   #2
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awesome! glad to see svt makin a comeback with this and the fusion! hopefully we can see a vid of a svtf here pretty soon!! (yeah right). lol.
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Old 10-31-2008, 05:04 PM   #3
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im way pumped SVT is back in motion! they made some great vehicles
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While I will say that I'm excited about SVT coming back, and that the Raptor looks sick, I can't help but wonder..."why another truck?" Is this really what Ford needs, another gas hog after $4+ per gallon gas? IMO this is not a vehicle that will help boost Ford's image. What Ford needs to do is focus on small, fuel-efficient economy vehicles. I know, the majority of Fords profit comes from large trucks and SUVs, but they really need to step back for a moment and re-think this.
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I don't get it. Did Ford decide if they can't beat the other trucks on the street, they will try to best them off-road instead? No one in their right mind would take a Ram SRT-10 off-road, for example. So when the SRT-10 starts whupping your ass, you just swerve off into the sandy scenery and say "catch me now!" or what.
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well i dont think this is supposed to be a "street truck". i think they are gonna market this to the guys who do more offroading...which is more than you would probably think. now i may be wrong, but isnt the lightning faster than the srt-10...stock for stock?
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I wonder what kinda power???
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Gas around here is <2.50 a gallon. I wonder how Ford survived the last 105 years with all the experts around here always saying why doesn't Ford do this instead of that blah blah blah....
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I, for one, am glad to see SVT alive and kicking, but the Raptor? Meh. I want SVT to concentrate on CARS, streetable cars that is. I want a SVT Cobra, I want a SVT Focus h/b, I want a SVT Fusion thats track ready. Trucks do absolutely nothing for me anymore, Ive had my share of off-roading.
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Old 10-31-2008, 11:57 PM   #10
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over 400 horsepower, and over 400ft lbs i very EDUCATED-LY imagine. 2 vavle engine though... not terrible sophisticated. should be one wicked truck!

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