Why are the Ford raptors so expensive?
is it the parts? that make it expensive?
Because they are popular and hold their value better.
yes, the make special parts that need special tools to fix and the tools are expensive so you pay for the tool to get it fixed even though you can't keep the tool
There are a couple of conjectures I can make. 1. There are many expensive parts as you hinted at that are not standard to any of their other trucks. This would infer that it costs Ford more to produce the truck overall. 2. Ford finds it to be a specialty vehicle that is rarer than a normal F-150. Also, the technological development needed to produce the vehicle is more advanced. 3. It just is how it is. It is also quite possible that it costs more because Ford chooses to inflate the price artificially. I guess you choose, but either way it is still a cool truck, that costs a lot more than most average guys can afford.
Because they are