Roush is best known for building some of the most recognizable and best performing “tuner” packages for the Ford Mustang, adding style, power and handling capacities to the original pony cars. However, the knowledge gathered in making monstrous high powered Mustang GTs has allowed Roush to couple a supercharger package with a suspension upgrade to transform the 2015-2016 F150 pickup into a machine that will dominate the competition on and off-road.
Roush F150 SC
The Roush high performance package for the 2015-2016 Ford F150 is available on all trucks with the XLT trimline or higher and the 5.0L V8 must be under the hood. Once you have delivered your truck to one of the 400 authorized Roush shops around the country, they start with the drivetrain, increasing the output of the 5.0L V8 from 385hp and 387lb-ft of torque to 600 horsepower and 557lb-ft of torque. This is achieved by means of a TVS2300 supercharger, a high flow, side-exit exhaust system and the required engine computer calibration.
After the big power is taken care of, Roush turns to the suspension of the F150, swapping out the stock components for a Fox 2.0 coil over setup up front and new dampers out back. When coupled with the new 20 inch wheels wrapped in Mickey Thompson tires that are functional on-road, but far more impressive off-road.
Finally, Roush adds a unique grille and front bumper cover, contrasting black wheel opening flares, a Roush hitch cover and a graphics package that spreads from the hood to the bedsides to the tailgate.
Price and Availability
The new Roush F150 supercharged package will pass just about any truck on the street or in the woods, but it won’t pass California emissions requirements (CARB). This means that the Roush F150 will not pass the tests needed to drive this 600hp beast on the street in California, or any of the other 10 states that use CARB laws. This includes Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. Worse yet for fast Ford fans in those states, Roush has no plans to attempt to get this package approved by CARB standards, but they will eventually offer a supercharger setup for those strict emission states.
For the folks who don’t live in one of those 11 states, this package for the 2015-2016 F150 is on sale from Roush now and it takes around 8-12 weeks to build 600hp beast. The F150 shown above is a SuperCrew with the 5.5 foot bed, which in XLT form starts right around $33,000. The package costs $22,600, so building the truck shown here will run you right around $55,600.