Tough love: introducing the Ford Ranger Raptor


European drivers who enjoy a bit of rough and tumble are in for a treat with the launch of the Ford Ranger Raptor. Ford engineers have given the pick-up the Raptor treatment to make it tougher and higher performance (213PS, 500Nm), including engineering and tuning the suspension to tackle formidable terrain at high-speed. Fox Racing Shox dampers with Position Sensitive Damping provide the absorbing forces necessary for extreme driving situations.

Ford’s GT supercar can go fast, but the Ranger Raptor can go fast anywhere. As Leo Roeks, director of Ford Performance, Europe says, “Forget everything you think you know about pick-ups”. Here’s the Raptor in action…

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Adam divides his time as an editor between the worlds of aviation and motoring. These worlds may seem a little diverse today, but autonomous technology and future urban mobility is bringing them ever-closer. Adam is also chairman of the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.

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