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Ford's Ranger Raptor Pickup - US & Europe

  2023 Ford Ranger Raptor                                                  Source:  Ford Mid-Sized Off-Roading Truck with 392 hp The 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor with 392 hp is coming to the US and going on sale in 2023.  It will also be launched in Europe with 284 hp in late 2022. The US version will likely have some additional adaptations over the global version. The Ranger Raptor has a powertrain similar to that of the Branco Raptor.  The US model will have a twin turbo 3.0 liter EcoBoost V6 engine that will deliver 392 hp and 430 pound-feet of torque. The European version has been tuned to deliver 284 hp and 362 pound-feet of torque. More Tech Specs Both the US and the European twin turbo engine versions are coupled with a 10-speed automatic transmission.  There are 33" BF Goodrich KO2 all-terrain tires.  The vehicle has seven different drive modes, a new suspension system with Fox 2.5-inch live valve internal bypass shock absorbers and an electronically controlled exhaust system t

Ford's New Hybrid Pickup Truck Tech

  It's the Most Fuel Efficient Pickup on the Market                                                  Source:  Ford Under $20,000 Starting Price & It's a Hybrid Ford has a very interesting new pickup just entering the market.   It's the new Maverick pickup.  Ford calls it their smallest and most fuel efficient pickup.  The vehicle has a hybrid powertrain that provides 40 mph and 37 mph combined, which makes it the most fuel efficient pickup on the market today.  The pickup has the capacity to haul 1,500 pounds and to tow 2,000 pounds.  The starting price is $19,995.00.  The range on a tank of gas is 500 miles. Unique Pickup with Interesting Features The pickup truck's rear loading bed is unique.  Ford calls it the All New Ford Maverick FLEXBED. For the owner, it is customizable to their needs.  Ford has built slots into the sides of the truck's bed.  2x4's and 2x6's can be dropped in to create unique spaces like raised platforms, bike platforms and storag

Important Innovations Collection: 6 Wheel Pick Up Truck Innovation

Travel Innovation - 6 Wheel Pick-Ups Mercedes Concept Being Developed  It's an iteration on the Mercedes Benz X Class Theme.  A 6 wheel prototype pick up truck.  Not your Dad's pickup.  But it very interesting innovation technology. For details go to my fellow journalist news blog at Important Innovations Collection: 6 Wheel Pick Up Truck Innovation : Not Your Father's Pick-Up Truck Source:  Mercedes' 6 Wheeler Pick Up Truck Exy Monster X Mercedes 6 Wheel Prototype Mercede...