Ranger Raptor has already been bashing through dunes and clay in other countries around the world, but not in North America, and it may be so. According to Motor1, a Ford spokesman said Ranger Raptor will only come to markets where the F-150 Raptor does not reach, which is about all markets outside North America.
ALSO: Ford Ranger Raptor is coming to Europe in 2019, but what about the United States? (News) One of the major problems of getting Ranger Raptor to the United States would certify this because it is based on the global version of Ranger and not the US version. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel that drives Ranger Raptor on other markets also makes it more complicated for North America.
It’s sensible that Ford does not want to spend the money to bring the global Ranger Raptor here, especially considering that a Ford Performance truck in North America is unlikely to work well with a diesel engine.
But that does not necessarily mean that we will not get a North American version in the future.
The F-150 Raptor has been a total success for the brand here in North America, which leads us here on TFLTruck to believe that although we may not see a Ranger Raptor for a few years, one will eventually come up with one gasoline engine. 19659005] Pricing can also be a problem, because Ranger Raptor would undoubtedly be expensive, but considering the Chevy Colorado ZR2, we think that Ford will not let the brand go unprecedented in the slow middle class. 19659005] At the moment, only time will come. One thing is safe but do not expect a Ranger Raptor anytime soon.