2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Long Term Road Test

2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor: It's The Little Things

August 05, 2011


This is my favorite detail on the Raptor. Near as I can tell it does nothing but look cool. And that's enough. Honestly, that's what I love about this truck: It's strikes a perfect balance of function and style.

Anyone with an eye for these items can see them in passing without effort. And even those who know nothing seem to take notice.

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See that external-reservoir Fox damper? Its visibility is no accident. Nor is its function. These are obvious on both ends of these trucks at a quick glance. A closer look reveals the gnarly aluminum lower control arms up front.


Even the exhaust -- a double-barrel bologna cut -- looks cool from above. Combined, these details are enough to make a non-truck guy into a committed truck guy.

Just ask anyone around here.

Josh Jacquot, Senior editor

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