Raptors Tag

Ford's line of Raptor vehicles offers off-road capabilities most buyers likely will never come close to experiencing. Ford wants to change that by offering buyers of the Bronco Raptor a chance to go off-roading in the 418-hp SUV in a controlled environment, and with full instruction. The Blue Oval on Friday announced a special program exclusive to Bronco Raptor buyers to be held at the Bronco Off-Roadeo driving school located at Mt. Potosi, Nevada. The program consists of a one-day training course and is included with the purchase of a 2022 or 2023 Bronco Raptor. Course participants have to provide their own transport to the school and can bring a guest at extra cost. Ford has four of the Bronco Off-Roadeo driving schools in the country. The others are located at Horseshoe Bay, Texas; Moab, Utah; and Gilford, New Hampshire. Each offers specific courses for the Bronco and Bronco Sport. The Nevada school also offers courses for the

The Raptor is the crown jewel of Ford’s development of high-performance, off-road pickup trucks. From their debut in 2010 until the latest iteration for model year 2021, these trucks came from the factory with several variations of Ford’s strong V8 motor. These days, times have changed a little. Instead of big, gas-guzzling V8s, nearly every automaker has experienced a sea change towards turbocharged motors of smaller displacements, in the hopes of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing fuel efficiency. To that end, the third generation of the Raptor was released exclusively with Ford’s very successful 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine (the V8 has recently made a reappearance in the Raptor R, but this is a very fresh development). If the word “EcoBoost” sounds familiar, it may be because you’ve heard it referred to in conjunction with the new Ford GT. That’s right, the same mill under the hood of your new