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2015-2016 Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV Is 8-People 650 HP Madness Starting at $159,900

Have you ever wondered what vehicle you could turn to if you had to transport up to eight people really, really fast? No, you’re not allowed to go for a pair of muscle cars, so perhaps the 2015-2016 Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV is the answer.
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2015 - 2016 Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV2015 - 2016 Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV
This vehicle starts out in life as a base Ford F-250 Lariat Pick-Up Truck 4x4, but the Texan tuner likes to take it far down the customisation road. The bed is now gone, having made room for an SUV tail.

To be more precise, you get a four-door-plus-rear-cargo-doors setup, while you can choose between a 7- and an 8-seat layout.

While you can have the SUV with the Ford 6.2-liter V8 engine delivering 411 hp, Hennessey offers two supercharger upgrade options, taking the power to 600 or 650 HP. Oil-burning fans can go for the 6.7-liter PowerStroke diesel V8, which churns out 440 hp and 880 lb-ft of torque (that’s 1,193 Nm for you reading this across the pond).

While its size makes sure you won’t miss the 2015-2016 Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV on the street, the ruggedness also sits in the details. For instance, you can have an optional Warn front winch, which fits into the VelociRaptor bumper nicely.

The list of options also includes offroad suspension, wheels and tires, as well as an extra-tough rear bumper.

The fun starts at $159,500, but the aftermarket developer hasn’t disclosed the pricing for the heavily loaded models. Make sure you have 6 months of patience though, as this is how long it takes for Hennessey to build one.
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