2020 Ford Ranger Raptor U.S model makes 325-horsepower

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The all-new 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor is one of those perfect pickup trucks. The famous Ranger will hit the roads with slightly larger dimensions than the current model. A diesel powerplant is becoming available as well. This should additionally improve the off-roading capabilities. The newest spy shots emerged and we can see some further changes.

From now on, Ranger Raptor is available with both left-hand and right-hand drive. That means the pickup will hit numerous markets around the globe, firstly Asian and Australian markets. Europe will have to wait a little longer and the U.S. model will happen for sure.

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor latest news

The new model is caught testing and some exterior upgrades are visible. However, the biggest upgrade is for sure an all-new platform. The 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will use the same underpinnings as the regular Ranger model. That is the main reason for the dimensional changes. This pickup will arrive as a wider and taller model.

Moreover, off-roading is improved as well. New suspension is installed and further exterior upgrades will make this model the best Ranger Raptor so far. If you want an off-roading pickup truck, Ranger Raptor is the right choice. Ample ground clearance, flared fenders and new chunkier tires are boosting the off-road capabilities even more.

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor interior

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor interior updates

The upcoming 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will from now on deploy both left and right-hand drive. With that in mind, the newest Blue Oval’s pickup will arrive in various markets. More importantly, the left-hand drive will literally mirror everything, both in and out. The interior will also get some more refreshments. Front seats are now heavily bolstered and are available with additional suede inserts.

As this is a Raptor variant, leather seats are standard and that also includes blue contrast stitching. The new steering wheel now offers grips and ten and two o’clock and is wrapped in leather. New infotainment system supports latest phone integrations, new gear shifter and some more minor changes are notable as well.

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor side

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor EcoBoost V6 engine makes 325 horsepower

What we know for certain is that the 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will arrive with a 2.0-liter diesel powerplant. This engine will power the Asia-Pacific’s models and will deliver slightly over 210 horses.

The U.S. models will deploy a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and it will be standard. It generates up to 325 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. You can find the same unit under the hood of the Ford Edge ST and Ford F-150 pickup. We are still waiting for official confirmation and further engine specs, such as mileage and transmission.

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor rear

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor price and release date

The 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will cost around $40,000. There are not many optional features to load, but if you do so, the fully-loaded model will hit the $50,000 mark.

Those prices are in line with other competitors such as Toyota Tacoma and Chevy Colorado ZR2. There won’t be any difference between the left and right-hand drive models at all. This pickup truck will most likely arrive later in 2019.

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