Ford’s New Raptor Unleashed in the Canadian Badlands; Kunal D’Souza; WHEELS.ca

Canada – Dinosaur Provincial Park

The new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor joins its long lost cousins in what might just be the perfect vehicle to explore dinosaur country.

My trip to Alberta was all about firsts.

It was my first time visiting the province and my first time driving Ford’s Baja–racer inspired Raptor.

For those who haven’t heard about this truck (cause you’ve likely been living under a rock), Ford describes it as a high-performance off-road pick up truck. It’s based on a standard F-150 but rides on a beefed up Raptor specific frame and suspension that includes some truly badass Fox Racing Shox that peek out from the wheel wells hinting at this monster’s off-roading capability.

Words like monster and beast are likely going to be used throughout this story, as they seemed to be the only two in my vocabulary that aptly describes this truck.

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