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The only place the Raptor is faster than a PowerBoost is in MotorTrends make believe world where they post the Raptor at 4.7 bone stock.

MotorTrend posted the PowerBoost significantly slower than the EcoBoost in one article stating the 3.5 (5.3 sec 0-60) was faster than their PowerBoost (5.6 sec 0-60). Then why in every single video ever taken by a trusted source like TFL Truck does the PowerBoost smoke the regular 3.5 Eco from a dig? I swear MotorTrend has no clue how to drive or launch a vehicle correctly.

Their 5.0 testing irked me too. They yielded a 6.2 second 0-60 (not one other outlet matched times that slow). Everyone else (car and driver and motor week) posted the 5.0L at between 5.7-5.9 seconds 0-60 on 4x4s. MotorTrend then mentioned the 2.7 they tested was .01 second faster to 60 at 6.1 seconds, but conveniently left out the fact that the 5.0 truck was a loaded King Ranch 4x4 with 500 extra pounds curb weight per their own weight specs…yet per their own time slips the 5.0 still beat the stripper 2.7 in the 1/4 mile pass. Then their editors pumped it up like the 2.7 did better. It weighed 500 pounds less and still lost the 1/4 mile…what?
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The only place the Raptor is faster than a PowerBoost is in MotorTrends make believe world where they post the Raptor at 4.7 bone stock.

MotorTrend posted the PowerBoost significantly slower than the EcoBoost in one article stating the 3.5 (5.3 sec 0-60) was faster than their PowerBoost (5.6 sec 0-60). Then why in every single video ever taken by a trusted source like TFL Truck :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: does the PowerBoost smoke the regular 3.5 Eco from a dig? I swear MotorTrend has no clue how to drive or launch a vehicle correctly.

Their 5.0 testing irked me too. They yielded a 6.2 second 0-60 (not one other outlet matched times that slow). Everyone else (car and driver and motor week) posted the 5.0L at between 5.7-5.9 seconds 0-60 on 4x4s. MotorTrend then mentioned the 2.7 they tested was .01 second faster to 60 at 6.1 seconds, but conveniently left out the fact that the 5.0 truck was a loaded King Ranch 4x4 with 500 extra pounds curb weight per their own weight specs…yet per their own time slips the 5.0 still beat the stripper 2.7 in the 1/4 mile pass. Then their editors pumped it up like the 2.7 did better. It weighed 500 pounds less and still lost the 1/4 mile…what?
TFL truck is a bunch of rednecks making random vids -- that's about the only consistency in their vids. The PB is faster / more powerful due to its 'free' ~47hp & 70ftlbs of torque through the entire power band. With the raptor's tune advantage wiped when performed on both, it's not even close. Still waiting to see if ford performance allows their tuning device that they have for the bronco to be enabled for the F150s.
 

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TFL truck is a bunch of rednecks making random vids -- that's about the only consistency in their vids. The PB is faster / more powerful due to its 'free' ~47hp & 70ftlbs of torque through the entire power band. With the raptor's tune advantage wiped when performed on both, it's not even close. Still waiting to see if ford performance allows their tuning device that they have for the bronco to be enabled for the F150s.
Merely pointing out MotorTrend blows. Their journalists/editors don’t even know how to change an oil filter or tighten a lug nut and they speak as if they are on authority in the industry.
 

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Many with Gen13 F150's, including myself, voiced similar opinions when the Gen14 trucks were first revealed/released. I remember making some kind of snarky remark resembling "a homely face that only a mother could love"

Yet? Look at me now. 🤣🤣🤣

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I had to eat some crow, but it's funny how those "plain looking" projector lens with their AMAZING Antiglare functionality on my dark rural roads quickly led to a love relationship. And we all know how being smitten alters the visual perception of beauty! 😁

I suspect the same thing will happen with that new face posted above?
Those likely ARE the same projectors with the latest iteration of the adaptive technology?
 

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I've changed my mind on the tail lights now that I see them completely uncovered. Too much going on for me.
 

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I love the 14th gen, but I grew up with the mid 2000s and 2010s trucks…so I am a fan of big headlights and the bold lines/big grilles. I very much disliked the 13th gen F-150. Did not look strong/bold like the 12th gen before it did. I like this refresh, it looks largely the same as our 21-23 trucks so ours don’t look outdated overnight like the 15-17 did when the 18 came out.

Ours will still look fresh for another 3 years :cool:. I love the look of mine, can’t go wrong for a $50,000 XL base truck. I think mine has a nice look for a base work truck trim with the big engine being the only real option on it.
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I love the 14th gen, but I grew up with the mid 2000s and 2010s trucks…so I am a fan of big headlights and the bold lines/big grilles. I very much disliked the 13th gen F-150. Did not look strong/bold like the 12th gen before it did. I like this refresh, it looks largely the same as our 21-23 trucks so ours don’t look outdated overnight like the 15-17 did when the 18 came out.

Ours will still look fresh for another 3 years :cool:. I love the look of mine, can’t go wrong for a $50,000 XL base truck. I think mine has a nice look for a base work truck trim with the big engine being the only real option on it.
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Looks sweet! Plus the space aliens will feel at home and leave you alone:alien:
 

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The taillights give me a little vibes of Tundra, Fischer Price, some kind of Marvel character helmet with Tron highlights or maybe this blended together.
So you're essentially saying 'this is not the way'?
 

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The taillights give me a little vibes of Tundra, Fischer Price, some kind of Marvel character helmet with Tron highlights or maybe this blended together.

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Beat me too it! I was legit going to post the same picture, haha
 

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The real sin here is going to be the incandescent versions.

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Sure don't see any reason to trade my '21 Powerboost XLT with 20k miles.
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