Can an SUV be considered alongside a racing vehicle? It may be hard to believe but the answer is Yes! The all-new 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor has been engineered by Ford Performance to the world’s first Ultra4 Racing-inspired SUV. Whether it’s cruising down I-40 to Memphis or rolling through the high hills of Gatlinburg, the Bronco Raptor can conquer them all. And if you’re even more adventurous, take the Raptor out west to the desert dunes and let it rip! 

We all know that NFL great Tom Brady is the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time). Move over Tom because the Raptor also has its own G.O.A.T. too. The Terrain Management System features G.O.A.T. Modes (Goes Over Any Type of Terrain), that offers 7 driver-selectable modes, including a Baja Mode with turbo anti-lag calibration for high-speed desert runs. The advanced 4×4 system includes a clutch designed for high-performance desert events. You also get the Raptor High-Performance, Off-Road, Stability, Suspension (HOSS), with a 4.0 system featuring uniquely tuned FOX™ There are sensors that monitor terrain conditions hundreds of times every second and adjust suspension tuning accordingly. 

Housed underneath Raptor’s updated hood is a 3.0L ECOBOOST® V6 Engine that’s paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, specifically tuned to meet Ford Performance standards for a Raptor powertrain. The Bronco Raptor’s twin-turbo engine features a compacted graphite iron block, with intercooling and air-induction systems. There’s a true dual-exhaust system, featuring active-valve technology, with near-equal-length pipes. For drivers who love an abundance of zoom on road trips, you can alter the sound with 4 selectable exhaust modes, including Normal, Sport, Quiet and Baja.

Enter the interior to find a sporty vehicle that will seat up to 5 passengers. There’s an abundance of advanced technological features to keep drivers and passengers safe and entertained while riding. Interior features include: leather gear knob and an AM /FM radio system with 10 speakers plus, a wireless charging pad. The sport leather-wrapped steering wheel that’s heated when needed.  Other unforgettable features that help give drivers and passengers a memorable drive are the paddle shifters; 12” LCD center stack touchscreen, with a digital instrument cluster; black high gloss-painted alloy wheels carbonized gray-painted grill, complete with ‘FORD’ lettering. The carbonized gray modular hard top is unique to Raptor’s interior, topped off with marine-grade vinyl trimmed seats and Raptor branded floor liners. 

One of the many cool features about Raptor’s exterior are the rock-rails with removable running boards and the 360-Camera.

THE NUMBERS:  MSRP/about $80,190    MPG:  City/15 – Hwy/16