Ford Ranger Raptor has been one of the highest selling cars in the automobile market. In the first quarter of 2019, Ford manages to sell over 13000 units of this off-terrain vehicles. This huge number marks a 15 percent increase from the previous year.
And now the Ford will be launching this successful beast in the market of United Kingdom. This launch is bound to give the company some extra muscles so as to lift the sales even higher in the upcoming quarters.
Ford Ranger Raptor: Specifications
The model is powered by a Ford’s 2.0 Litre EcoBlue diesel Bi-turbo engine. This powerful engine is capable of delivering 500Nm and 213Ps of torque.
Moreover, the power produced by this engine is enough to achieve the speed of 62 from 0 in just 10 seconds and race up to a top speed of 106mph.
The Raptor is also well capable of withstanding the toughest terrains and environment. Featuring low-alloy steals and reinforced chassis it could survive harsh off-road conditions effectively.
The base plate of the car is made from a 2.3mm high strength steel. In addition to this, the suspension of the car has been made such that it can handle harsh conditions while driving at high speed. With the FOX shock absorbers, the car gets higher damping forces for off-road conditions.
Also, the tyres of the car have been developed with extra protection. The tread pattern of the tyres in the car are unique and also provide a smooth driving experience to the driver. The car is a tough material for harsh weathers like rain, snow, and even sand.
The drivers will get a facility of having six modes of driving. These modes include Normal mode that is especially for comfortable driving. There is also the Sport mode for the beast to show the real power of its engine.
The most interesting feature introduced in this car is a Baja mode which helps to drive in mud, rock or sandy terrains. This mode is a reference to the Baja California peninsula which unleashes the ultimate features of the car.
Customers will be getting the Ford Ranger Raptor from mid-2019. They can grab this beast at £48,795 which is the starting price.