China Has Made Another Ford F-150 Clone, This Time Of The Raptor

The Chinese are back at it, creating a pickup truck that takes obvious design inspiration from the Ford F-150 Raptor.

Reports from China say that the vehicle comes from a company dubbed Projen and while sales of the pickup have yet to commence, we wouldn’t be surprised if the carmaker has some difficulties actually bringing it to the market.

Back in 2012, JAC Motors unveiled a direct copy of the Ford F-150 to its dealers in China. However, Ford managed to prevent the company from building the pickup, revealing to the press that it had gone to the trouble of securing design patents in China. Given the popularity of the F-150 Raptor, we’d be surprised if Ford didn’t also have patents for the hardcore pickup in China as well.

Either way, the design of the Projen is hilariously similar to the real thing. For starters, the blacked-out front grille is essentially identical to the Raptor, as are the headlights. Additionally, the Projen includes a silver skid plate, beefy wheels, tires, and tailgate and taillight designs similar to the Raptor.

If the Projen does somehow reach the production line before Ford steps in, it will allegedly carry a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine.

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  • pjl35

    That’s a stretch…I see no F-150 here.

    • Craig

      A bit in the headlights – perhaps. But really… nothing else that I can see.

      • Bill Nguyen

        Looks like every pickup ever 😎

    • Bananarama
      • pjl35

        Similar grille (different shape and placement), differently shaped headlights. No one is going to mistake this thing for an F-150, particularly given the fact that this is just the Raptor, which is not a HUGE seller. Calm down.

      • Liam Paul

        why does the ram have ford on its grill?

  • RDS Alphard

    It looks like something from GTA, lol

    • TrevP

      as does every copy cat from China. lol

  • OG

    At first i thought it was a spy shot of the future Ranger Raptor

  • C172fccc
    • Navy P. Morroccan ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      That is one hideous crossover.

  • Yep, I see a Ranger somewhere there.

    I don’t see the point of these clones though, they have the capacity to build and the resources to create their own designs.

  • Zed68

    Is it named “Laptor”?

    • Knotmyrealname

      Enough, cookie boy.

    • Auf Wiedersehen

      Wouldn’t it be Waptor?

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Ehh…

  • Navy P. Morroccan ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Only if Ford could trademark their designs.

  • Benjamin B.

    I thought this was a Nissan Titan at first glance.

  • Victor DB_2017

    Ford has been more copying than the Chinese these past 5 years

  • It only reminds me of the Raptor..

  • INFINITBLK

    The new Fraud Motors Rippedtor

  • GT

    I think ‘PROJEN’ in the grille should be bigger, can barely see it.

  • Bob White

    Probably sells at a quarter of the Ford price. That’s how Western companies get raped.

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