The subsequent-generation Ford Ranger Raptor has been revealed, and the automaker’s CEO, Jim Farley, has confirmed that the mannequin will make it to American shores.
The 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor is designed for off-road fanatics, very similar to its massive brother the Ford F-150 Raptor and cousin the freshly-revealed Ford Bronco Raptor.
This Ranger Raptor is a product of a brand new technology of Ranger. The present U.S. mannequin is a technology behind, however is ready to match up with the worldwide model of the truck quickly.
Like different Raptor members of the family, the Ranger Raptor wears distinctive fascia that units it aside. it will get Matrix LED headlights and LED daytime working lights. Flared fenders accommodate 17-inch wheels (two designs obtainable).
Particular numbers for the U.S. model of the Ranger Raptor truck aren’t obtainable but, however the mannequin is being proven for the worldwide market with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter EcoBoost V6 engine that cranks out 392 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque together with a 10-speed computerized transmission.
It has an electronically-controlled energetic exhaust system that delivers “mild-to-wide” engine sounds. Quiet, Sport, Regular, and Baja exhaust notes will be chosen through a button on the steering wheel.
Choose markets will get a 2.0-liter bi-turbo diesel engine.
A high-performance journey and driver expertise is due to Fox 2.5-inch Reside Valve inner bypass shock absorbers. It has a everlasting four-wheel drive system and an electronically managed on-demand two-speed switch case that works in combos with entrance and rear locking differentials.
Drivers can choose from Regular, Sport, Slippery, Rock Crawl, Sand, Mud/Ruts, and Baja drive modes. Some are solely obtainable off-road. Choosing the Baja drive mannequin initiates the truck’s anti-lag system, which retains the turbochargers spinning longer than is typical permitting for quicker acceleration out of corners or between gears.
The truck’s chassis has been bolstered to deal with extra excessive driving and energy situations. Twin rated tow hooks on the entrance and rear permit for versatile restoration choices.
The cabin comes full with jet fighter-inspired sport seats within the entrance and rear. Code Orange accents characteristic on the instrument panel, trim and seats. A leather-based sport steering wheel with magnesium paddle shifters completes the look.
In entrance of the motive force is an all-digital 12.4-inch gauge cluster that’s matched with a 12-inch infotainment contact display on the middle of the dashboard. There’s Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity functionality and a Bang & Olufsen sound system.
U.S. market info on the next-generation Ford Ranger and its Ranger Raptor counterpart are anticipated within the coming months and years.