We are witnessing the revival of the mid-size truck segment in North America and this means hi-performance versions as well, like 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor. The new Ranger is on its way and should hit the market pretty soon. It comes with numerous new design solutions, mainly borrowed from the bigger F-150. The legendary full-size truck introduced numerous advanced technologies and design solutions and Ranger will follow most of them. Besides the standard version, we will once again see the Raptor. This will be a performance off-road version, which will come with numerous modifications compared to the standard model. It will feature several mechanical tweaks, numerous styling changes, as well as a completely new engine. The more precise details are yet to come. At the moment, we must rely on rumors, which suggest 2020 Ranger Raptor’s arrival somewhere in the next year.
2020 Ford Ranger Raptor redesign
Speaking of base design characteristics, the 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will adopt all those advanced design solutions that will come with the standard model. It will utilize an advanced ultra-light architecture, characterized by a massive use of lightweight materials like aluminum and HSS. On the other side, the body will be completely made of aluminum.
Compared to the base model, we are about to see numerous modification. First of all, there is a completely new suspension to come, designed especially for the off-road conditions. Also, expect brand-new off-road tires, as well as a massive shield under the body, and numerous other distinctive parts as well. Finally, the 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will feature a pretty distinctive styling as well.
2020 Ford Ranger Raptor styling
The 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will also come with a pretty distinctive styling. Compared to the base model, it will come with numerous unique details, just like it was the case with the F-150 Raptor. This means a familiar dark-plastic front fascia, as well as a new black grille with huge Ford badge over it. Also, expect to see revised bumper, as well as some changes on the hood. Headlights should remain the same. From the side, the new 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will be characterized by new off-road tires, as well as new rims. We could see a slight rework on the front and rear wings, which will provide a larger fender-well. Finally, the rear and should come with several distinctive details too.
On the inside, expect to see numerous Raptor badges, as well as sportier seats, dashboard with sporty accents, sporty pads etc. Also, the list of standard features should be pretty unique, although it is still early to say something more specific about it.
2020 Ford Ranger Raptor engine
The 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor will also get a new engine. So far, it is known that the base model will feature a familiar 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine. Of course, we are expecting to see some more units in the offer.
On the other side, this performance version will almost certainly feature a 2.7-liter EcoBoost unit, This engine comes in several output variants, but we are pretty sure that this truck will feature the same version as F-150 full-size truck. This means around 325 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Such huge amount of power definitely promises great performances and off-road capabilities. A new 10-speed automatic transmission will be offered as standard features.
2020 Ford Ranger Raptor release date
At the moment, we can rely only on rumors when it comes to 2020 Ford Ranger Raptor. Latest reports suggest its arrival somewhere in the second half of the next year. Some price predictions should be available in next few months.