2011 Ford F-150 FX4/FX2
Body styles: Regular, SuperCab, SuperCrew
Engines: 5.0-liter V-8, 360 hp; rear or four-wheel drive
Features: Everything included in the XLT plus a power inverter; the LCD dash screen for setting up vehicle functions; cloth bucket seats; power driver seat; Sirius satellite radio; telescoping steering wheel; SYNC; black exterior trim; 18-inch wheels
Owners: "That guy" at the gym who lives on five-hour energy drinks, creatine and not quite enough cash to swing a huge payment. A distinctive look with exaggerated fenders, black-out trim and a new grille insert give the FX versions a sporty look. It's no Raptor, but it's a first step--in either rear- or four-wheel drive.
2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
Body styles: SuperCab, SuperCrew
Engines: 6.2-liter V-8, 411 hp; rear- or four-wheel drive
Features: Skid plates; long-travel suspension; off-road tires; tow hooks; electronic off-road controls; power everything; telescoping steering wheel; flared fenders; new "FORD" grille; SYNC; Sirius satellite radio; healthy dose of bad-assery.
Owners: Nutso off-roaders who see themselves strafing Baja Mexico for totally legal reasons.