All-New 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor debuts in Malaysia, price starts at RM259k
Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia today officially launched the much awaited next-generation Ranger Raptor.
The biggest news for perfomance is the new twin-turbo 3.0 litre EcoBoost V6 petrol powertrain, tuned by Ford Perfomance to deliver up to 397 PS at 5,650 rpm and a whopping 583Nm of torque at 3,500 rpm. Mated to Ford's trusty 10-speed automatic transmission, with gear ratios that have been specifically matched to the engine, the next-gen Ranger Raptor is almost twice as fast as the first-generation Ranger Raptor.
Furthermore, there is also upgrade for the new Raptor's chassis and suspension. It combines with the tuned FOX 2.5 inch Live Valve Internal Bypass shock absorbers and FOX race-proven Bottom Out Control to enhance ride comfort and handling.
The next-gen Ranger Raptor 4x4 electronic shift-n-the-fly (ESOF) system has been upgraded with an all-new electronically controlled on-demand two-speed transfer case with four settings -2WD, 4WD Auto, 4WD High and 4WD Low. It also adds a front locking differential to complement the rear locking differential for ultimate control on technical terrain.
Matching the enhanced capability of the next-generation Ford Ranger Raptor is an all new exterior styling with flared wheel arches that emphasize its width, bold F-O-R-D lettering and a bumper that is separated from the grille.
Safety wise, the next gen is packed with a whole suite of active and advanced driver assistance including adaptive cruise control with stop and go and lane, emergency stop signal, blind spot information system (BLIS) and high beam assist, reverse brake assist and many more.
As for the price, the Ford Ranger Raptor is priced from RM259,888 without tax and the available colours for the next gen Ranger Raptor include the new Code Orange in addition to the Absolute Black, Arctic White, Blue Lighting and Conquer Grey. It also comes with five years warranty or 160,000km which ever comes first.
Those interested can follow the Ford Malaysia social media account or visit Ford official website for more information