Ford Motor Company and its exclusive distribution partner, Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), today officially launched the Ford Ranger Raptor at Press Day for the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) 2018 at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC).
The Ranger Raptor – Asia Pacific’s first and only factory-built high-speed off-road performance truck – will be taking centre stage at KLIMS 2018 from 23 November to 2 December.
Priced at RM199,888.00, the Ranger Raptor comes in two enticing colours, including Lightning Blue and the Ranger Raptor’s unique Hero colour, Conquer Grey.
“We are thrilled to build on our Ranger success story here in Malaysia with the Ranger Raptor, which combines the Ranger’s renowned ‘Built Ford Tough’ character with Ford Performance DNA to set a new benchmark in off-road capability” said Truong Kim Phong, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Emerging Markets, Ford Motor Company.
“Everything about the Ranger Raptor builds on the already outstanding sophisticated feel and functional capability of the Ranger – Ford’s best-selling nameplate in Malaysia and one of the best-selling pickups in the market. We are confident that the Ranger Raptor will help revolutionise the market for pickup truck enthusiasts,” said Syed Ahmad Muzri Bin Syed Faiz, Managing Director, Sime Darby Auto Connexion.
Ford Ranger Raptor
The Ranger Raptor lives up to the globally renowned Ford Performance DNA with a unique design and extraordinary capability for high-speed off-roading.
The Ranger Raptor’s powerful 2.0-liter Bi-Turbo diesel engine is mated to a 10-speed transmission, standard front and rear Position Sensitive Damping (PSD) shock absorbers exclusively manufactured by FOX, and an innovative all-new Watt’s linkage rear suspension with coilover rear springs to help the Raptor push the limits in technology, innovation and driving excitement.
The Ranger Raptor features a Terrain Management System (TMS) that offers six modes that help deliver truly high performance, including the highly-anticipated Baja (‘baha’) Mode.
Additionally, the Ranger Raptor is loaded with safety and convenience features that make it suitable for both on and off-road. A host of Driver-Assist Technologies are available at the push of a button, incorporating unique design features tailored for the Ranger Raptor.
New Mustang Unveiling
Alongside the Ranger Raptor, SDAC also unveiled the New Mustang exclusively and confirmed its arrival in Malaysia next year. The New Mustang is the only unit flown into Malaysia on air freight, and will be showcased specifically for the 10-day Show. The Ford Mustang is a cultural icon and the world’s best-selling sports car for three years straight with more than one-third of its sales in global markets. Since global exports began in 2015, through December 2017, Ford has sold 418,000 Mustangs in 146 countries around the world.
SDAC is offering exclusive promotions for its vehicles at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018, including:
- Visitors to the Show who make a vehicle booking of the New Ranger and New Mustang will stand a chance to grab cash vouchers in the Bi-turbo wind tunnel machine.
- Customers who purchase any new Ford Ranger variant will also be in the running to win a Ranger Raptor under the ‘Buy A New Ford Ranger, Win A Ranger Raptor’ Contest.
- The first 888 customers who register their new Ford Ranger will each receive an electrical goods voucher worth RM1,000.
- Up to 2 years free maintenance or up to 40,000km for customers who successfully register the New Ranger including the New Ranger Raptor before 31 January 2019, whichever comes first1.
To experience the exciting line-up of Ford vehicles on offer, consumers can visit Booth#1009, Level 1, Hall 2 from 23 November to 2 December at MITEC. For more information, visit SDAC’s multilingual website www.sdacford.com.my, which also features a chatbot in English.