Ford Performance has teased another video of the 2018 Ranger Raptor bakkie ahead of its launch in Bangkok in February.
The video first appeared on Ford Thailand’s Facebook page with the Thai text, “Ready to join us? Prepare to meet Ranger Raptor soon.”
The new addition to the Ford Performance family will be produced at the Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, South Africa, and is set to hit the local market in 2019.
“Designed and engineered to deliver an adrenaline-pumping driving experience,” says Ford. There is no clear indication on what engine will power the Ranger Raptor, but rumours vacillate between a new 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine,
a 2.7-litre V6 petrol and tuned version of the 3.2-litre five-cylinder diesel mill.
Ford has describes the Ranger Raptor as “a purpose-built, desert-racing inspired model that builds on the unrivalled heritage of Ford Performance’s legendary F-150 Raptor, the world’s most extreme production pickup.”
The video of the camouflaged bakkie was shot in the Australian outback along with the previous teaser videos and aims to show off the Ranger Raptor’s off-road capabilities. Text superimposed on the imagery points out that the Ranger Raptor will be ready for “speed”, “water”, “sand”, “hills”, “mud” and “jumps”.