Ford Ranger Raptor Confirmed for South Africa

Ford recently announced that it will be adding a Raptor variant to the Ranger range. And the best news of all? It’s coming to South Africa.

The purpose-built, desert-racing inspired bakkie joins the Ford Performance family, as the new ‘Ford Ranger Raptor’. Further information to be revealed in due course.

Ford says the Ranger Raptor sports a head-turning exterior look that exudes toughness as well as a level of capability and off-road performance never before seen in the mid-size bakkie segment.

“Combining the Raptor’s advanced off-road capabilities with the versatility of the Ranger is a significant accomplishment for Ford’s world-class engineering and design teams,” said Jamal Hameedi, chief engineer, Ford Performance.

Ranger Raptor joins F-150 Raptor to extend the globally renowned Ford Performance DNA, complementing the on-road high performance lineup of Ford GT, Ford Mustang Shelby, Focus RS, Focus ST and Fiesta ST.

Check out this beast in action below.

We are excited to announce that the hugely popular Ford Ranger bakkie will be available in an off-road performance variant for the first time. The purpose-built, desert-racing inspired bakkie joins the Ford Performance family, as the new #RangerRaptor and will be coming to South Africa, with further information to be revealed in future.

Posted by Ford South Africa on Wednesday, 6 September 2017

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