Ford presented the ranger raptor earlier in the year, and it sounds like the Dearborn-based manufacturer is ready to take the performance truck to the next level. And it is that, this November 1, a racing version will debut during Melbourne Cup Day, Australia’s horse racing event held annually on the first Tuesday in November. It is worth mentioning that to generate enthusiasm around the premiere, a brief video of 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor Rally Sneak Peekthrough Twitter and other brand channels.
2023 Ford Ranger Raptor Rally Sneak Peek
While it’s too early to tell what the American brand has been working on, the additional lights suggest it’s a rally version for events like the Baja 1000. turned out to be a Ranger Raptor R or something similar. The speedy truck already comes from the factory with a dedicated Baja drive mode, meaning it was built from the ground up to take a beating.
Testing and development doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. 01.11.2022 pic.twitter.com/bMWpUuwNM3
— Ford Australia (@FordAustralia) October 28, 2022
Unlike the ranger raptor of the previous generation, the new one will arrive in North America, where it has been confirmed that will go on sale in 2023. It is likely that USA US and Canada receive the uncorked version with 392 hp and 583 Nm (430 Nm). lb-ft) of torque. In Europethe truck makes only 288 hp and 491 Nm (362 lb-ft) from its twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 engine given stricter emissions regulations.
with the new ranger raptor, Ford is doing things differently by switching from a twin-turbodiesel four-cylinder engine to a V6 petrol engine. In select markets, there is also a V6 diesel for the non-Raptor version. As before, the Ranger it has served as the basis for a body-on-frame Everest SUV, but no racier Raptor derivative is planned for now.
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