A one-off Ford F-150 Raptor Trax designed by driver Ken Block is now on sale in North America.
Ford F-150 He’s always releasing a new version or some exotic tweak to keep us busy. In this case, this is not a series or a limited model, much less one prepared by some tuning house with accessories on the body and additional power.
This time, the Ford F-150 occupying these pages is a unique model. And not only because of its style and concept, which has nothing in common with what is already known, but because the owner of this pickup truck was none other than Ken Blocka fearless rally driver famous for his stunts, who died in January 2023.
Ford F-150 Raptor Trax: Custom Made by Ken Block
One of the many memorable vehicles commissioned by Ken Block is undoubtedly the pickup featured in this article. This 2009 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor which, in addition to redesigning the body and tuning the suspension, replaced the classic wheels with something special.
Discovered in 2014, Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX works on the basis of the well-known 6.2-liter, 650-horsepower supercharged V8, supported by a 6-speed automatic transmission. But instead of rims and tires, the power is sent to four sets of Mattracks that are mounted to the wheel hubs, i.e. Instead of wheels, it has snow tracks.
Although they are intended for off-road use, their owner demonstrated them on his YouTube which also allowed us to do those crazy stunts that we were used to.
The Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX 4×4, in addition to decal design, grille, and custom paint on the extended cab bed, also offers modified suspension with King shocks with remote reservoir, custom upper and lower control arms, and longer bars.
Other modifications include additional protective plates on the bottom and a special roof rack with LED lighting. The interior is equipped with Recaro seats, as well as in the cargo area with a roll cage covering both areas. This space also houses a quick-release barbecue and a waterproof stereo system.
The seller reports that this nasty Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX has been in good condition, including a door handle replacement recall in 2011. It’s logical that Has minor wear such as small dents and external scratches. Also, if the trails aren’t your thing, a set of unused 2015 Toyo wheels and tires are included.
But that’s to be expected from a pickup truck that was actually used for… a pair of videos that have amassed a total of 15 million views. Prospective buyers should be aware that due to a discrepancy, the included CarFax report states that the actual mileage is unknown.
With this spectacular Ford F-150, Block fans will have the opportunity to own this unique pickup truck in every sense. How much will they have to pay? According to LBI Limited, the original selling price is $195,000.
Company LBI Limited was responsible for selling other ex-Ken Block cars such as 1977 Ford F-150 Hoonitruck estimated at $1.1 million in 2021 or rally subaru which recently sold for $146,000 on classic car sales and auction site Bring a Trailer.