Ford Bronco Raptor fans have some good news because CEO Jim Farley has revealed that the highly anticipated model is basically stronger than expected.
Although the automaker estimates that the SUV’s twin-turbo 3.0-liter EcoBoost V6 will produce more than 400 hp (298 kW / 406 PS), it is officially 418 hp (312 kW / 424 PS) and 440 lb-m6 m (59 PS). ) Rated) of torque.
To keep up with these numbers, the Bronco comes standard with the development of 300 hp (224 kW / 304 PS) with a 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder and 325 lb-ft (440 Nm) of torque in premium petrol. Customers can also upgrade to the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6, which produces 330 hp (246 kW / 335 PS) and 415 lb-ft (562 Nm) of torque at a premium. As a result, the Bronco Raptor has 88 hp (66 kW / 89 PS) and 25 lb-ft (33 Nm) advantages over the 2.7-liter V6.
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Ideas for # Bronchoraptor An Ultra4 racing-inspired Bronco was built for high-speed off-roading and extreme rock crawling.
The target was 400 horsepower.
Now it’s official: 418hp + 440lbs-ft torque!
– Jim Farley (jimfarley98) May 24, 2022
Although more power is always welcome, the Bronco Raptor is lighter than the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392. It has a huge 6.4-liter V8 engine with 470 hp (350 kW / 477 PS) and 470 lb-ft (637 Nm) of torque. . This gives it a larger 52 hp (39 kW / 53 PS) and 30 lb-ft (41 Nm) advantage compared to the Bucking Bronco.
That being said, the Bronco Raptor is more than just a twin-turbo engine. Designed to appeal to hardcore off-road enthusiasts, the range-topping model has a robust structure, a beaver axle, an upgraded transfer case and a thoroughly modified suspension. The model also rides a 37-inch BFGoodrich KO2 all-terrain tire and has a 13.1-inch (333mm) ground clearance.