Ford Ranger Raptor to debut in Asia-Pacific market next year

Updated Apr 06, 2021 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

Ford has disclosed that a variant of the off-road Ford Ranger which is regularly equipped with the large F-150 will be coming to the Asia-Pacific market next year.

Still, the American automaker has not announced whether the Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 will hit Philippine’s market or not. Initially, Ford disclosed photos and an abridged teaser video which flaunt a strong and solid body even the revealed model is camouflaged.

According to car news, the Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 will make car lovers surprised because of its outstanding ability, great off-road performance and striking features of a midsize pickup which we have never seen before. Hence, the brand considers the Raptor as “a new and distinctive breed of truck”.

Angular front of a Ranger Raptor running on sand

The Ranger Raptor will make car lovers surprised because of its outstanding ability, great off-road performance and striking features

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The Vice President of Ford Asia-Pacific in Product development, Mr. Trevor Worthington stated that pickups are expected to raise the standard of quality in the region. And the Ford Ranger Raptor will excite Ranger lovers with great opportunities to make their car collection stand out with a genuine variant of off-road pickup trucks.

If what Ford said is true, we believe that the Ford Ranger Raptor will be a special off-road truck that doesn’t just own an attractive appearance. The teaser video demonstrates excellent performance of the Ford Ranger Raptor in a test for high speed in an Australian wilderness. The Chief Engineer of Ford Performance, Mr. Jamal Hameedi informs that the model is a combination between flexibility of Ranger and capability of Raptor.

A Ranger Rapter off-roading

 The Raptor will be a special off-road truck that doesn’t just own an attractive appearance

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Know more about Ford Ranger Raptor 2022

Ford Ranger Raptor

The Ranger Raptor 2022 by American truck maker Ford is the brand's entry to the midsize pickup truck segment in the Philippines. It is priced in the local market at Php 2,048,000 for the sole Raptor Ranger 2.0 Biturbo 4x4 AT variant. Powering this truck is a 2.0-liter Bi-Turbo diesel engine that is capable of generating 210 hp and 500 Nm of torque. This is connected to a 10-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.

In terms of dimensions, the Ranger Raptor is 5,398 mm long, 2,028 mm wide, and 1,873 mm high. Other key numbers include the wheelbase at 3,220 mm and ground clearance at 283 mm. The closest competitors of this American truck in the Philippines are the Nissan Navara PRO-4X and Toyota Hilux GR Sport.

₱ 2,048,000

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