A Bronco 6G forum user was reviewing the Ford control system and found confirmation that the Bronco Raptor was arriving for the 2022 model year. The listing shows two trim levels: a base level and one that comes with the package. Lux equipment.
The person posting the information says the Raptor only appears as four doors. This matches spy photos and vehicle development videos which do not show the model has a two-door.
The listing in the system confirms the new Eruption Green and Hot Pepper Red exterior color options and lists the previously unknown code orange. This may be a shade exclusive to the Bronco Raptor, as the paint is already available on the F-150 Raptor, but not on the other grades of the performance truck.
Unfortunately, there are no powertrain details in this listing. The main rumors are either the Explorer ST’s 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 with 400 horsepower (298 kilowatts). Or, the F-150 Raptor’s twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 producing 450 hp (335 kW).
Spy photos show the Bronco Raptor with huge fender flares and suspension. Shorter bumpers improve approach and departure angles. Skid plates protect vital mechanical components.
If the Bronco Raptor really arrives for the 2022 model year, sales are expected to start by the first half of next year and possibly even sooner. However, Ford has such a backlog of regular Bronco orders that adding additional demand could pose a manufacturing challenge.
Oddly enough, rumors of a Bronco Warthog model might also be correct. According to the poster, there is a listing with Warthog in parentheses for a vinyl seat option. It could be a trim or a completely separate set of options from the Raptor.
The ordering system also lists a new Everglades model but without details about it. Ford registered a trademark for the name in 2020.