When the Raptor was unleashed on the automotive world in 2010, it took many by surprise, even the likes of the competition, who were left scrambling to offer anything resembling the off-road ready truck. It has been highly successful for Ford, since becoming the poster child of Ford truck capability.
In 2015, Ford introduced the aluminum-body F-150, gaining significant weight savings. Continuing to ride its predecessor’s success, a Raptor ceremoniously broke cover at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
At the 2015 North American International Auto Show, Ford unleashed what it calls the most capable street-legal Mustang it has ever built. Those are big shoes to fill considering the track-ready capability of the original Ford Shelby Mustang GT350 competition car. However, the car that rolled out in Detroit will put it to shame.
Ford Unveils 2016 Ford GT
This automotive Frankenstein may be the most important American sports car ever—a bona fide, in-the-sheetmetal mid-engined Corvette. But until GM gets some proper Corvette bodywork on it, you can call it the StingHoldIllac.
Now that 2015 is here, some of those machines are more than 10 years old. Which means that we no longer have to buy new to score one helluva performance bargain! So we dug through the archives and came up with the 9 best used performance cars that can be bought for under 30 grand.