Ford Motor Company has confirmed the arrival of the Ford Ranger Raptor in the Asia Pacific region. The purpose-built, desert-racing inspired pickup truck joins the Ford Performance family together with the GT, Mustang Shelby, F-150 Raptor, Focus RS, and Focus ST.
“We are very excited to bring the Ranger Raptor to the Asia Pacific,” said Trevor Worthington, Vice President for Product Development, Ford Asia Pacific.
The Ranger Raptor shares the same theme with the F-150 Raptor – designed and engineered to deliver an adrenaline pumping experience. The Ranger Raptor sports a bold, off-road performance features, representing a new and distinctive breed never before seen in the mid-size pickup truck segment.
“The Ranger Raptor will create a class of its own among off-road performance vehicles. It will offer fans a fantastic opportunity to own an authentic off-road performance version of their favorite truck for the first time,” Worthington added.
“Combining the Raptor’s advanced off-road capabilities with the versatility of the Ranger is a significant accomplishment for Ford’s world-class engineering and design teams,” said Jamal Hameedi, chief engineer, Ford Performance.
The Ranger Raptor is set to will land on Philippine soil sometime in 2018, and for sure, it will shake the segment when it does.