Dealer Ford introduced the off-road version of the Ranger pickup truck in the style of Raptor

Dealer Ford introduced the off-road version of the Ranger pickup truck in the style of Raptor

As the pick-up Ford Ranger high-performance Raptor is not available for residents of the United States, one of the dealers have created their own version of the truck, which may even compete with the original Raptor.

Ford introduced the Ranger compact pickup in a more powerful performance Raptor in Australia over a year ago, a few months later brought this car in Europe. Despite the fact that journalists are repeatedly seen test prototypes Ranger Raptor in North America – there this machine is not available, there was still no official statements about the beginning of sales in the United States.

In the meantime, some Ford dealers in the United States come up with their own version of the Ranger pickup, which is most similar to brand performance Raptor. As the basis for the project was taken package XLT body type Super Crew (four-door) was then added optional packages for towing and off-road FX4.

Let’s start with the most obvious changes is the standard radiator grille has been replaced, it is very similar to the one where you equip the Ranger Raptor. Then, there is some graphic sticker car body, which further indicate that this is not the standard version of the truck.

Also there has been some real hardware changes. Lifting the front suspension combined with rear Fox 2.0 shocks, and 33-inch off-road tires Toyo for custom black wheels. Added factory running boards, steel rack, custom exhaust, tinted front glass and matte black film on the rear doors. Pickup Ranger, equipped with a Baja package also comes with the package Ford Performance Toolkit, all weather mats OEM.

While built two copies of Ranger Baja, equipped with a standard four-cylinder EcoBoost engine. One of them costs 41 995 dollars, while better equipped and, therefore, slightly more – 42 $ 590. New items come with a warranty of three years or 57 936 km.

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