05 Oct 2017 Velociraptor 6X6 and Twin Turbo Upgrades by Hennessey Performance
For immediate release
October 5, 2016
Introducing the HENNESSEY® VELOCIRAPTOR® 6X6
SEALY, Texas – Hennessey Performance (HPE) today announced its VelociRaptor 6X6 concept. Based on the 2017 Ford Raptor truck, the team from Hennessey transforms the new Raptor into a 6-wheel drive off-road vehicle with 600+ horsepower.
“Over the past five years we have built over 800 VelociRaptor modified Raptor trucks for enthusiasts around the world”, said John Hennessey, Founder & CEO of Hennessey Performance. “We are now very excited to be able to offer the VelociRaptor 6X6 as well as our VelociRaptor 600 twin turbo engine upgrade to those who want even more power, performance and off-road capability.”
The VelociRaptor 6X6 concept starts at $295,000 and includes the base 2017 Raptor 4-door truck, 6X6 locking rear axles, upgraded Fox suspension, upgraded 20-inch wheels and off-road tires, special front and rear bumpers, roll bar and LED lights. HPE will also be offering its VelociRaptor 600 twin turbo upgrade for the 6X6 and for owners seeking more power and performance. The 600+ HP upgrade includes upgraded twin turbochargers, stainless steel exhaust modifications, upgraded front mounted air to air intercooler and plumbing and re-tuned factory computer. Other optional upgrades include: Brembo front & rear brake upgrade, larger wheels and tires, LED lighting upgrades, bespoke interiors, electronic upgrades and armoring systems will also available.
The VelociRaptor 600 twin turbo upgrade with 600+ horsepower will be available to new Raptor owners at the cost of $22,500.
“Our VelociRaptor 6X6 is pure aggression on wheels – all six of them”, said Hennessey. “The new 2017 Raptor is going to be one of the best all-around trucks ever built. We are excited to help take it to the next level both in terms of performance and exclusivity”. The Hennessey VelociRaptor 6X6 can be ordered directly from Hennessey Performance or through select Hennessey / Ford dealers.
About Hennessey® Performance
Established in 1991, Hennessey® Performance (HPE) operates from its facility comprised of a 36,000 square foot building that is located adjacent to Lonestar Motorsports Park, the company’s ¼ mile dragstrip and test track. The 143-acre complex is located about 45 minutes west of Houston, Texas. Hennessey® offer a wide variety of dyno-proven, track-tested parts for modern performance vehicles. In addition, Hennessey® operates Tuner School, the world’s first (fully state accredited) school dedicated to teaching and training future performance vehicle tuners.