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Published on March 3rd, 2021 | by Subhash Nair


Ford Ranger Raptor X Special Edition In Malaysia Now

Yes, this striking ‘True Red’ Ranger Raptor is now officially available in Malaysia.

The Ford Ranger Raptor was one of the biggest surprise wins of 2018 and continues to be extremely desirable in Malaysia and around the world. In 2020, it was updated with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Vehicle and Pedestrian Detection, Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning and Assist.

Now it’s available in a new variant called the “Ranger Raptor X Special Edition“. And yes, as you can tell it’s available in a new True Red colour.

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Here’s what else has been added:

  • 360-degree camera
  • Kenwood Digital Video Recorder
    • QHD recording
    • wide angle viewing
    • night view recording
    • polarised filter
    • Mobile App connectivity
    • 32GB SD card
  • Exclusive Raptor X decal
  • Special Edition carpet mat
  • New 5-year manufacturer’s warranty or 160,000km

Here’s the press release with more.


Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia, today unveiled the New Ford Ranger Raptor X Special Edition, in a new striking True Red colour, exclusively for customers in Malaysia – making it the first Red Raptor to be introduced in the market.

Perfected with technological features for today’s lifestyle

The New Ford Ranger Raptor X Special Edition comes standard with a 360-degree camera. The technology combines several video cameras to provide real-time full coverage of the area surrounding the vehicle – be it in the urban setting or difficult off-road terrains.

It also features a dual channel Kenwood Digital Video Recorder (DVR) that offers a range of functions, including Quad high-definition (HD) recording, wide-angle viewing, night view recording, a built-in polarised filter and Mobile App connect via hotspot. Compatible with both Apple iOS and Android, it also comes with a 32GB memory card which will allow drivers to record their life’s adventures or as a safety feature.

An exclusive Raptor X decal and Special Edition carpet mat provides even more differentiation, while retaining the Ranger Raptor’s premium car-like interior.

Performance DNA through its veins

The Ranger Raptor which was introduced in Malaysia at the end of 2018 is Asia Pacific’s first and only factory-built high-speed off-road performance truck and is designed to thrill even the most hard-core extreme adventure enthusiast, straight off the line.

With the learnings from Ford’s F-150 Raptor, the Ranger Raptor’s unique chassis frame had been newly-developed and extensively modified for high speeds and endurance off-road. Its race-bred suspension has also been specifically crafted to tackle the toughest terrains, smoothing out jumps, bumps and ruts. No other production truck in Malaysia features the
legendary FOX Racing Shox and a huge ultra-strength bash plate as standard equipment.

Its cutting-edge Terrain Management System offers six pre-set driving modes to conquer virtually any terrain, at the turn of a dial. Inspired by the Baja 1000 Desert Race, the famed Baja Mode dials down traction, improves responsiveness and shifting speed, and optimises the Ranger Raptor for high-speed off-roading.

As for its performance, the Raptor delivers 213 PS of power and 500Nm of torque and has been carefully calibrated with Ford’s latest 10-speed automatic transmission with PaddleShift technology.

Confidence to go all in

The New Ford Ranger Raptor X Special Edition is also packed with the latest smart and safety technologies offering customers complete confidence as they go about their adventures.

First in-class Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Vehicle and Pedestrian Detection, Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning and Assist comes standard.

More value with five-year manufacturer’s warranty

With a five-star NCAP rating, the New Ford Ranger Raptor X Special Edition comes with the new 5-year manufacturer’s warranty or 160,000km (whichever comes first) for Year Make 2021 Ranger model onwards and is aimed at providing better value to new Ranger owners.

To know more about the Raptor X Special Edition, visit or chat live with us on WhatsApp at +6019 204 1200 from Monday – Friday, 10am – 7pm and Saturday, 10am – 2pm, excluding public holidays or make your way to any 40 Ford Authorised showrooms nationwide.

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