Friday, June 25, 2021
News Engineer's Profile Adds Fuel to 2023 Bronco Raptor Flames

Engineer’s Profile Adds Fuel to 2023 Bronco Raptor Flames

Engineer puts Bronco Raptor on resume profile, confirming model for 2023?

  • Resumé adds to confirmation of Bronco Raptor

  • Likely a desert-jumping version of rock-crawler SUV

For almost as long as there have been rumours of the return of the Ford Bronco, there have been rumours of a Raptor version of the off-road SUV. Now, thanks to a Ford engineer and a LinkedIn profile, we have a bit more of a confirmation that there is, in fact, a Bronco Raptor coming. And no, we’re not sure how that mythical beast quite works either. So let’s talk about that.

The electrical system engineer at Ford had a LinkedIn career profile that detailed some of the projects they had been a part of. The sharp eyes at Bronco6g found the profile that read “Currently designing EDS system – schematics for 2021 Bronco / 2023 Bronco Raptor.”


EDS means Electrical Distribution System, the miles of wire that supply power (and in a modern vehicle data throughout the CANbus network) to all of the vehicle’s systems. While the Bronco Raptor bit has since been removed from the unnamed engineer’s profile, the internet is forever.

We’re not sure what exactly a Bronco Raptor could entail, but swapping the current SUV’s 2.7L Ecoboost V6 for a 3.5L version (or a more powerful 2.7) seems an obvious choice, along with adding longer travel suspension, beefier wheels and tires, and mud splash stickers on the options list. We’ll have to wait a few years to find out.

While we certainly hope that this engineer didn’t get more than a dressing down instead of being bucked off of the project, it’s a good reminder to be careful what you put on your profile. Unless you look at it from our point of view, in which case please continue leaking new products in strange ways like this one.

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