North America is covered in snow. Ford just released a new Raptor. Ken Block's schedule was open. Why not combine all three for a proper dash through the snow in a 450-horse, not-so-open sleigh?
That's exactly what Ford did, and the result is exactly what you might expect. Block, a driver best known for his Gymkhana video series, absolutely tears up the white stuff from inside the . When car enthusiasts wake up to fresh powder on the ground, this is what they imagine doing. It's not just me.
The 2017 Raptor is a proper update to Ford's performance truck. With 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque on tap, connected to a suspension system built to tackle some of the gnarliest dunes you'll ever come across, the Raptor is a truck that's suited for antics like this. We didn't get a chance to blast through snow when we drove it, but we loved it nevertheless.