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Ford confirms ‘off-road’ Ranger Raptor is coming to SA

September 8, 2017

Ford Ranger Raptor
The new Ford Ranger Raptor

The Ford Ranger is a very popular bakkie in South Africa. With sales figures on the heels of the ever-popular Hilux, it has been the 2nd best-selling bakkie in SA in 2017 to date.

A dream come true for bakkie enthusiasts in SA, Ford has confirmed the Ranger is going to spawn an off-road ‘Raptor’ derivative and it will be heading to SA in 2018.

Ford Ranger Raptor
The new Ford Ranger… with ‘Raptor’ suffix

Sharing the same suffix as the F-150 Raptor, Ford’s other high-performance pickup truck, the Ranger Raptor, and will aim to take the bakkie to a whole new level of sporty off-road prowess once it goes on sale next year.

Technical specifications have not yet been released, but for now we can feast our eyes on this fast-paced teaser video showcasing the new Ranger Raptor being put through its paces in the Australian Outback:

This bakkie looks simply insane!

Looking for a used bakkie in South Africa? Check these out:

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