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Ford confirms no Ranger Raptor for the United States

Joel Stocksdale
Ford confirms no Ranger Raptor for the United States

After the announcement of expanded Ford GT production and sales, Hermann Salenbauch, the vehicle line director for Ford Performance, spoke to us and other journalists about Ford Performance. Among the topics that came up was the Ford Ranger Raptor, and he had bad news for American fans of the wild little pickup: despite America's love of Raptor pickups, Ford has no plans to bring it to the United States. It is based on the global Ranger, and bringing the Raptor version up to U.S. requirements would apparently take enough time and money to make bringing it here prohibitive.