New Ford Ranger Raptor debuts new diesel engine, now on sale

New Ford Ranger Raptor debuts new diesel engine, now on sale

O novo Ford Ranger Raptor it has been on sale since last fall. A few months earlier, the company presented the sportiest variant of the new generation of the pickup truck. Developed from scratch and manufactured in South Africa. A true beast that offers dynamic off-road capability on par with a true off-roader.

This version of the Ranger is currently available with a powerful 3.0 liter twin turbine V6 engine with a maximum output of 292bhp. Which he puts to the ground via an electronic all-wheel drive system with seven steering modes – ‘Normal’, ‘Sport’, ‘Slippery’, ‘Rock Crawl’, ‘Sand’, ‘Mud/Ruts’ and ‘Low’, the latter adapted for true off-road driving, and a 10-speed automatic transmission.

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The most efficient Ford Ranger Raptor thanks to diesel power

First of all, the new Ford Ranger Raptor is the most efficient version of the American brand. A model with a powerful gasoline engine that offers high-performance off-road performance. Now, the company announces the launch of a more efficient version, a diesel with more than 200 hp.

Nothing new so far that the brand has already announced a second mechanical option, as promised during the presentation of this Raptor. A new and more efficient engine will be added in the coming months, more efficient thanks to its 2.0 liter EcoBlue 4-cylinder architecture equipped with twin turbochargers, which develops a maximum power of 210 hp and a maximum torque of 500 Nm.

Nothing changes in the transmission configuration, as it also retains the 10-speed automatic transmission, as well as the intelligent “e-4WD” permanent all-wheel drive system. However, the self-locking differential on the rear axle. The two-stage transfer case and the selector with the seven driving modes, including the most extreme “Baja”. A very interesting option because it also has a towing capacity of up to 2.5 tons.

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