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”.
The Ranger Raptor will make car lovers surprised because of its outstanding ability, great off-road performance and striking features
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.
The Raptor will be a special off-road truck that doesn’t just own an attractive appearance
Ranger Raptor Announcement
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Know more about Ford Ranger Raptor 2023
The 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor is a performance-oriented pickup truck. For the Philippine market, its sole variant is priced at Php 2,339,000.
Under the hood of the all-new Ranger Raptor is a 2.0-liter bi-turbo diesel that can make up to 207 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque. The engine is then paired to a 10-speed automatic gearbox sending power to all four wheels.
The 2023 Ranger Raptor is 5,381mm long, 2,028mm wide, and 1,922mm in height. It then has a wheelbase length spanning 3,270mm.
Locally, the Ranger Raptor’s closest competitors are the Nissan Navara PRO-4X and the Hilux GR Sport.