Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 might get new diesel engine

Updated Oct 05, 2020 | Same topic: Latest Consumer Reports

The upcoming Ford Ranger Raptor would go diesel.

Next year, the Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 will be rolled out in certain Asia-Pacific countries, including the Philippines. This pick-up truck is billed as the “ultimate performance off-road truck” and is believed to truly make fans excited about its look as well as an impressive performance.

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Formerly, rumors spread that the Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 would be driven by either a Ford’s 3.5-liter twin turbo EcoBoost V6 engine or a smaller refreshed 3.2-liter unit. Yet, according to latest car news, the much-awaited Ranger Raptor will come with a 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine. So, for all intents and purposes, the EcoBlue which was introduced last year would be a potential candidate.

front view of the Ford Ranger Raptor 2018

The much-awaited Ranger Raptor 2018 will come with a 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine

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At launch, the EcoBlue produced three output levels: 103 hp, 128 hp and 168 hp. However, for the approaching Raptor, it is certain that the engine will boost a much higher performance, even up to 238 hp and 340 Nm of peak torque. With this power, just wait and see the baby Ranger Raptor moving through all terrains at blinding speeds.

Ford's EcoBlue engine

The EcoBlue which was introduced last year would be a potential candidate

More than that, the EcoBlue will likewise be equipped with the Euro 6 emissions standard.

No words on other engines, but we can definitely hope for an EcoBoost gasoline unit.

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Ford Ranger Raptor

<p>The Ford Ranger Raptor is the brand&#39;s entry to the pickup truck segment in the Philippines. This truck is fit for those who think the <a href="" title="Ford Ranger Philkotse Car Guide">standard Ranger</a> does not have enough fearsomeness. It comes with black composite material fenders and a frame-mounted bumper,&nbsp;while the grille features an enlarge Ford typography that is different from the standard model.</p> <p>For quite some time, the pickup truck&nbsp;was being teased in the Philippine market. Ford Philippines promised that the Ranger would have a more powerful option as Ford thought the standard Range is too plain for the local market. As such, the Blue Oval company&nbsp;decided to improve the model&#39;s power figures and volume and provide beefier bodywork and tires, hence the Raptor.</p> <p>The American automaker provided several color options for the Ford Ranger Raptor. These colors include Shadow Black, Race Red, Frozen White, Conquer Grey, and Lightning Blue. As for the engine, the truck is only available with a&nbsp;2.0L Bi-Turbo diesel engine that is partnered with a 10-speed automatic transmission.</p>

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