A redesigned Ford Ranger is coming for 2022, and it’ll spawn a high-performance Ranger Raptor variant that we’ll see within the United States.
That’s in line with Car Expert, whose sources declare the efficiency pickup truck is being developed with three completely different powertrain choices, two of them turbocharged V-6 engines.
The present Ranger Raptor was by no means supplied within the U.S., particularly as a result of it was developed solely with a diesel powertrain, on this case a 2.0-liter twin-turbocharged inline-Four good for 210 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque.
For the subsequent Ranger Raptor, this similar engine will reportedly carry over and be joined by one other diesel, a 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6, and a gasoline mill, a 2.7-liter turbocharged V-6. The diesel is similar 3.0-liter supplied within the F-150, the place it delivers 250 hp and 440 lb-ft, so it is likely to be supplied in any U.S.-spec Ranger Raptor.
2019 Ford Ranger Raptor
However, the powertrain that could be a certain wager for the U.S. market is the two.7-liter V-6. According to Car Expert‘s sources, the engine will ship 325 hp and 400 lb-ft. This ought to make sure the Ranger Raptor has loads of punch whereas not stepping on the toes of its F-150 Raptor huge brother. There’s additionally the prospect this engine leads to the Bronco, whose T6 platform is similar underpinning the present Ranger and destined for the subsequent.
Beyond the brand new powertrains, the brand new Ranger Raptor will reportedly come with a 10-speed automated, commonplace all-wheel drive with the V-6 engines (and accessible on the 4-cylinder), and the most recent Fox Racing shocks.
When will we see the brand new Ranger Raptor? It will reportedly arrive in 2021 alongside the remainder of the redesigned Ranger household.