Ford Ranger Raptor Revealed For Europe With Potent Diesel Engine
The “bad-ass” pickup as described by Ford is the first model ever to receive its public debut at Gamescom.
When Ford announced earlier this month plans to unveil a performance model at Gamescom, we figured the Blue Oval was talking about the European version of the Ranger Raptor. It turns out we were right as Europe’s best-selling truck made its debut today in Cologne, Germany with a beefy look to match the upgraded diesel engine.
At the heart of the Ranger Raptor is a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine producing 210 horsepower and 369 pound-feet (500 Newton-meters) of torque thanks to a pair of turbochargers. If these numbers seem familiar, it’s because the Australian model boasts the same EcoBlue engine with an identical output. Just like the model available Down Under, its Euro cousin uses Ford’s new ten-speed automatic transmission shared with the F-150 Raptor…