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Unleashed 2024 Ford Ranger Raptor At Ford’s Assault School!
Lauren Fix, The Car Coach -- Automotive Expert -- Consultant Lauren Fix, The Car Coach -- Automotive Expert -- Consultant
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: New York, NY
Monday, April 1, 2024


The all-new 2024 Ford Ranger and Ranger Raptor is not a baby Raptor. It has all of power, performance, and style. Included is the Ford Performance Assault School in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Perf /Handling:
  • * 3L eco boost V6 – 405 hp, 430 torque
  • * 2.5” fox internal bypass live valve shocks – rear externally bypass
  • * Forged upper and lower control arms – strong and light
  • * Watts link rear suspension unique to Ranger Raptor
  • * 90% of peak hp at high rpm
  • * Active exhaust
  • * new lever design e-shifter
  • * Baja mode – deep slip – 30% threshold braking
  • * Ford Performance DNA
  • * Twin exhaust.
  • * Raptor is 3.5” wider track – 67”
  • * Another 1.5 of travel and different control arms, shock towers, and dampening
  • * Unique grill bumper and aggressive fenders and vents
  • * Over 10” front / 11” rear
  • * Raptor unique 17” wheels
  • * AWD only – locking front differential
  • * 33-inch BFGoodrich KO3 all-terrain tires add a bit of ground clearance
  • * The truck is sitting 10.7 inches off the ground
  • * 5500 towing – Class 3 Hitch
  • * 1805 lbs. payload
  • * Drive modes: Tow/Haul, Sport, Slippery, Off-Road, Rock Crawl and Baja

Copilot 360 Safety- driver assist standard 6 class-exclusive features:

  • * Park assist
  • * Pro trailer backup and trailer setup
  • * Trailer reverse guidance
  • * Blindspot information system with trailer coverage
  • * Fully integrated trailer, brake controller –
  • * Available 360-degree camera
  • * Available evasive steering assist
  • * Active Park Assist 2.0

Unique Recaro seats, hold you in better Lumbar on both front seats. More bolstered Rear Fold flat seats Storage under seat.

  • * 2 child seats
  • * There is also room to store smaller items under the rear seat.
Technology /Features:
  • * Digital instrument cluster – customizable
  • * Off-road switches
  • * 12” center screen – opt on other trims
  • * Sync 4A – enhanced voice recognition – Hey Ford
  • * Apple car play- Android Wireless
  • * Qi – wireless charging
  • * WiFi
  • * 360 degree camera- top-down view
  • * Off-road screens – push-button – drive, pitch roll, diff, tire placement
  • * B & O audio 640 watts
  • * Zone lighting
  • * Engine block heater
  • * more door pockets
  • * Upper and lower glove box
  • * Prewired switches.
Design / Quality:
  • Wider bodywork
  • Functional grilles for more air, hood, and fender vents.
  • LED lights were Redesigned to remove blind spots.
  • C clamp headlight design – interlocking design
  • More aggressive hood
  • Tie-down hooks
  • Skid plate – skid pan on Raptor
  • More muscular, strong wheel arches – body or dark color.
Cargo /Value:
  • Redesigned frame
  • 2” wider frame to carry 4×8 sheets of drywall or plywood
  • Corner Step up to 300 lbs.
  • Capped tailgate
  • Bed- Tailgate has 2 clamp mounts. Bag holder, bottle opener – the deck is a workbench
  • Dampened tailgate 120V outlet.

Ranger Raptor will start at $57,000

Co-driver –  @AlVazquez 

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Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®, is a nationally recognized automotive expert, sector analyst, journalist, author, keynote speaker and television host.  A trusted car expert, Lauren provides an insider’s perspective on a wide range of automotive topics and aspects, energy, industry, consumer news and safety issues.  Her analysis is honest and straightforward.

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