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Ford performance chief talks Everest Raptor SUV.

It has us dreaming of a Ford Bronco Raptor for the U.S.


"Raptors are a slam dunk" — the trick is differentiating from F-150

A 2.3-liter EcoBoost seems like a good fit.

After months of teasers and a bunch of speculation, the new Ford Ranger Raptor was finally revealed in Bangkok, Thailand. The 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor looks just like a small-scale version of the F-150 Raptor. Up front, the Ranger Raptor replaces the blue oval on the grille with “Ford” in big block letters. No word yet on whether or not the Ranger Raptor will come to the U.S. Transcript: Ford Ranger Raptor revealed: The new Ford Ranger Raptor has been revealed in Bangkok, Thailand. Just week


The truck made its global debut in Thailand.

It's unclear if the truck is coming here.


Comparing the new Ford with the U.S. midsize pickup market

These midsize trucks are very similar on paper.

After several years studying abroad, the Ford Ranger is finally coming home to the States, more capable and more refined than ever. This isn't just a rehash of the same old formula. Ford is bringing the midsize Ranger sold in the rest of the world since 2011 to us. Since the return was announced last year, there's been a ton of speculation about the truck. Well, here it is in all its glory. (Meanwhile, we couldn't wait for the new Ford Ranger, so we went to New Zealand to drive one.)


There’s a diesel engine we think could show up on a future Ranger variant.

The 2.3-liter EcoBoost should be pretty good. But what else might Ford throw under the hood?


These people look like they're having a lot of fun.

These people look like they're having a lot of fun.


No cost or features details yet, but here's a cool tour of what they'll look like.

XL, XL Chrome, STX, XLT, XLT Chrome, XLT Sport, Lariat, Lariat Chrome, and Lariat Sport. The gang's all here!


Chevy Colorado and Toyota Tacoma face some Ford Ranger danger.

Chevy and Toyota have a new competitor.

The Ford Ranger mid-size pickup is returning. It's been seven years since American shoppers could purchase Ranger but Ford is bringing it back. Production will begin on Ranger in late 2018. Ranger will feature a 2.3-L EcoBoost engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission. For more coverage of the NAIAS 2018 head over to https://www.autoblog.com/detroit-auto-show/


We just had to fly to New Zealand to make it happen.

We drove the Ford Ranger pickup truck in New Zealand to get an idea of what the new 2019 version for America will be like. Here's the video.


Ford confirmed a second death caused by a defective airbag.


Think of this as a mini F-150 Raptor.

It will be powered by a 2.0-liter diesel.


Some Ford nameplates will die so profitable trucks and SUVs can live.

Some Ford car nameplates will go away.


The line starts at your local Ford dealer, probably in 2019.

Because sometimes, good things come in small packages.