News: Will the 2022 Ford Raptor R Have a V8? Ford Says They Are Working On It

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Image: (Ford) 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor

We already know that the new 2021 Ford Raptor is powered by a 3.5-liter H.O. EcoBoost V6 engine. Will the new generation of the Raptor ever get a V8 power plant? What about the Raptor R? The following two comment from @Ford and @FordPerformance on Instagram say: YES, the company is working to bring back the V8 for the Raptor off-road truck!

Thanks to TFLtruck viewers R. Shiery and Jeremy Collins Sr. for spotting this information from Ford’s official accounts and sending it to us. TFLtruck does not any additional or official information from Ford about this.

Here are the screenshot from Instagram. Ford says, more news is coming about this later this year.

Here is my Deep Dive into the design and thinking behind the new 3rd-gen Ford Raptor with the Raptor Engineering program manager – Tony Greco. You can listen to it now on TFL Talkin’ Trucks podcast.

If that’s not enough, here is another close and in-person look at the new 2021 Raptor!