2020 Ford Raptor Rumors – Even though there is nevertheless no recognized news about a Ranger Raptor for the U.S., we believe Ford would not testing it here except when the company imagined it produced a sensation. Our spy photography lovers just recently captured one testing on the roads in Dearborn, Mich., while in a springtime snowstorm, lending credence for that presumption.
Certainly, the Ford Ranger Raptor will expand into global markets it’s never acknowledged as the mid-size off-roader profits recognition in Australia, South America, and Africa. When it debuts right here in the U.S., we don’t feel it will take very long for it to affect product sales of the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 and Toyota Tacoma TRD Professional, its two top-tier straight competitors. The check Raptor viewed in these images lacked hide, exhibiting off its good looks. Additionally, we considered you may possibly also want to see what the WildTrak package (quite preferred in Sydney) may be like, as our spy shooters caught it running around uncamo’d as effectively (see base pictures). Here are the things they delivered about the Raptor:
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“Even if this manufacturing-spec Ford Ranger Raptor was captured in proper-hand-drive guise, seeing it evaluating stateside gives restored a solution to those with consideration awaiting verification from Ford. This vehicle features a never ever-before-observed graphics package and the engine seemed to omit that most-as well-familiar diesel clang observed on previous prototypes.
“The Ranger Raptor made its formal first appearance in Bangkok, Thailand, in Feb. Upon very first, Ford established that it will be prepared (for worldwide models) with the all-new twin-turbo 2.0-liter diesel beneficial to 211 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque whilst mated to a 10-speed automated transmission.
“The 2019 Ranger FX4 debuted in the U.S. with a model of the 2.3-liter EcoBoost used in the Mustang and Lincoln MKC paired to a 10-speed auto, although engine selections for the Ranger Raptor would very likely consist of a version of the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6, discovered in the F-150, and (fingers crossed) the new two-turbo 2.0-liter diesel.
“We wouldn’t be surprised if the U.S.-spec Ranger Raptor made an established debut later this year.”