After a long wait, Ford introduced the new generation of Ranger, medium pick-up that It will be manufactured in Argentina from 2023. Just looking at it we can tell that it changed completely, but the big question is this: What’s new in this truck?
With an evolved platform, It has features very similar to that of its Maverick and F-150 sisters. With production in General Pacheco, It has already been announced and the works have already begun, It is a global vehicle, due to its presence in the different continents of the world.
Returning to the design, the C-shaped DRL daytime running lights stand out, coupled with a bar that runs the entire width of the imposing grille with the Ford logo in the middle. The rear lights are also robust and have LED technology, while the lid of the box has the very large Ranger designation and the third stop light in the middle (it is no longer located above the rear window).
Doors inside were also completely renovated, since has a 12-inch multimedia center (SYNC 4) vertically with 4G internet and different types of connectivity. The cheapest variants will also have a vertical screen but it will be 10.1 inches. The steering wheel is no longer the same as the current Ranger, while the instruments are completely digital (at least in the most complete variants).
With few physical buttons, the gear selector caught the eye since it is not the well-known knob They offer different SUVs of the brand and even the recent Maverick. Another of the highlights It is the selection of the type of driving, electronic parking brake, GPS, parking assistant, 360-degree camera, slope assistant, among others.
Among the most outstanding engines is the new 3.0 V6 turbodiesel, associated with a 10-speed automatic transmission; the 2.0 four-cylinder turbodiesel with manual or automatic six-speed gearbox; 2.0 biturbodiesel four-cylinder with a six-speed manual or 10-speed automatic transmission and the 2.3 Ecoboost four-cylinder turbofan, associated with a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
In addition, it will have different 4×4 modalities for different types of roads, a detail to take into account. Although the presentation is global in nature, The first units will be marketed in Australia and Europe from 2022, while in Argentina they will be launched the following year.