September 28, 2023


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US-spec 2024 Ford Ranger and Ranger Raptor debut Might 10

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A redesigned Ford Ranger is coming to showrooms later this yr, and can embrace for the primary time, at the very least within the U.S., a high-performance Ranger Raptor variant.

The worldwide model of recent Ranger (proven right here) was revealed in late 2021 and was adopted shortly by its Ranger Raptor variant, although the U.S. variations of each vehicles are solely now being revealed.

Ford on Saturday launched a teaser video exhibiting the U.S.-spec 2024 Ranger and 2024 Ranger Raptor, and confirmed the debut of each vehicles for Might 10.

The present Ranger was solely launched within the U.S. for the 2019 mannequin yr, nevertheless it has been on sale elsewhere because the early a part of the final decade. That is why a brand new era of the mid-size pickup truck is already being launched.

The brand new Ranger rides on an up to date model of the present truck’s T6 body-on-frame platform. The up to date platform, which made its debut within the Bronco, has a barely larger footprint, with the the observe width elevated and the wheelbase stretched.

Single, Tremendous Cab and Crew Cab our bodies are all obtainable for the Ranger in different markets, although it is not clear which of those can be provided within the U.S.

New Ford Ranger Raptor (Global model)

New Ford Ranger Raptor (World mannequin)

Given the shut ties with the Bronco, count on the U.S.-spec Ranger to hold the identical powertrains as its SUV counterpart. The Bronco is obtainable with 2.3-liter turbo-4, turbocharged 2.7-liter V-6, and turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 choices.

The three.0-liter engine is reserved for the Bronco Raptor and also will function within the U.S.-spec Ranger Raptor, with output possible hovering round 400 hp versus the Bronco Raptor’s 418 hp. Different Raptor upgrades ought to embrace off-road suspension, off-road wheels and tires, and a full-time four-wheel-drive system with a 2-speed switch case and differential locks entrance and rear.

New Ford Ranger Raptor (Global model)

New Ford Ranger Raptor (World mannequin)

The only transmission for the 2024 Ranger lineup is anticipated to be a 10-speed computerized.

Manufacturing of the brand new Ranger for North America can be dealt with at Ford’s Michigan Meeting plant in Wayne, Michigan. It is the place the present Ranger and Bronco are constructed.

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