“Developed by Ford Performance, the new generation Raptor has been completely redesigned for off-road enthusiasts.“, announcing the manufacturer from the very beginning. new Ranger series Their new performance, which will be released in Europe, “van” I’will be exempt from any ecological problems.
The great novelty of the model lies in the introduction of a whole. new EcoBoost V6 twin-turbo petrol engine 3 liters, which can show 288 horsepower and 491 Nm of torque. “It offers a significant power boost over the 2.0-liter twin-turbo diesel that will continue to be available.“, says Ford. Indeed, the launch of the Ranger series will be in order: The Raptor can be ordered in petrol from this summer for first deliveries in September, with the diesel version coming later in 2023.
Equipped in this way, new predator will be comfortable on all terrains supported by seven driving modes (three road and three off road mode). Depending on the function, a number of items are tuned: from the engine and transmission to the sensitivity and calibration of the ABS, traction and stability controls, the operation of the exhaust valves, as well as steering and throttle response. Ford engineers too redesigned the suspension : “The new strong and lightweight aluminum arms, long-throw front and rear suspension and Watt’s Link rear end are designed for greater control over rough terrain at high speeds.” indicates the manufacturer. The Ranger Raptor’s ability to face rough terrain finally reinforced underbody protection with a front skid plate almost twice the size of the standard Ranger unit. Finally, the vehicle is equipped with: Track Controlsimilar to cruise control for off-road driving.
… on all terrains
Ranger Raptor’s advanced capabilities are a brand new look. Extended wheel arches and light signature accentuate the vehicle’s width, which has increased by 5 cm just like the previous model. bucket width Now calibrate to load a euro pallet without worry. Streamlined features such as functional air intakes and cast aluminum side steps help improve the collector’s appearance and functionality. Comfort and support in the interior have been improved with new sports seats. Users will eventually benefit latest digital technologiesWith 12.4-inch all-digital instrumentation and a central 12.1-inch “portrait” orientation touchscreen.
If Ford has yet to communicate about the price of this new generation for the time being, the Raptor is already cited as a key element of the manufacturer’s strategy in the Old Continent. This high-end and powerful version This will be followed by the Ranger double cab in the Wildtrach and Limited versions, with first deliveries due early next year. The rest of the series will go into production later.