Ford Ranger 2022: Cowboy and Indians for big boys

Ford Ranger 2022

Cowboy and Indians for big boys: Fords new adventure toys

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  • Site author Stefan Grundhoff

The best -selling pick up Europe gets a new edition. The Ford Ranger is not a fat number as its big model F-15 in the USA, but a real success model worldwide. The mobile adventure playground has this to offer.

In Asia, South America or Australia, pick ups are real mass models; In Europe, on the other hand, they have been conducting shadowy existence and are primarily dangerous by off -road fans and traders. So it is not surprising that the new Ford Ranger was in charge of the customer in Australia for its service.

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The crowd of prototypes also covered the first test kilometers in down under. 10.In a development life, 000 hard desert kilometers correspond to about one million driving kilometers on paved roads and more than 600.000 kilometers on unpaved off-road slopes.

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ford Ford Ranger 2022

So the new Ford Ranger should be prepared for everything. The design is not unusual for such a pick -up powerful, muscular and just impressive from the front. There is therefore no longer reminiscent of the previous generation. Despite his advanced age as a market leader in Europe, he has just achieved a sales record – with more than 45.000 vehicles sold, which corresponds to a spectacular market share of 39.9 percent.

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Six cylinder diesel as a power donor

From spring 2022, the new ranger will roll off the assembly line in South Africa in the Ford plant in Thailand and-for the versions that are sold in Europe-among others-in South Africa. The new chassis offers a 50 millimeter wheelbase compared to the previous model and an also 50 millimeter wider track. The new vehicle structure of the front section creates a larger installation space under the bonnet for the use of a six-cylinder diesel in V-shape and later the following electrification.

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ford Ford Ranger 2022

But according to customer requirements, it is only about diesel engines. In addition to the two-liter base diesel with four cylinders, which is optionally offered as a hand switch or automatic version with six levels, there is a stronger four-cylinder double turbo and as a top model the long-term V6 diesel with three liters of displacement, the mandatory The well-known ten-speed automatic is linked. To assume that the stronger ranger variant with the same three-liter diesel is offered, which is also offered on request in the big brother Ford F-150 and does 250 PS / 597 Nm here. Depending on the engine variant, the new Ford Ranger is either a permanent all -wheel drive mode with a switchable all -wheel drive or for the stronger versions.

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Compared to its successful predecessor, the front wheels wandered up five centimeters. The extended wheelbase improves the embankment angle and the trace loyalty in off-road operation. The shock absorbers of the rear bike suspensions hiked to the outer side of the body frame, which should benefit greater suspension comfort and off paved roads.

More SUV inside than commercial vehicle

Inside, the new Ford Ranger is a little more modern than its predecessor round follows the model of current SUV models from the car manufacturer from Dearborn. What is striking is a new, highly edited multifunction screen in the middle of the dashboard, which optionally has a diagonal of ten or twelve inches and complements the diagonal instruments behind the wheel. The current Sync 4 operating system has just introduced Ford with the electric Ford Mustang Mach-e.

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ford Ford Ranger 2022

However, many customers should be at least as important to many customers. So there is an integrated step on the rear wheel run. Anthony Hall, head of the ranger vehicle construction: “Some used the tire as a step and then climbed over the side ring, others led through the open tailgate up to the platform.“The loading area itself won by five centimeters in width and receives a plastic coating that should be insensitive to scratches and scratches. "50 millimeters more loading width for the ranger platform: That doesn’t sound like a lot at first-but in fact it can make a big difference if, for example, plywood panels or pallets have to be transported," emphasizes Anthony Hall. Steel tube rails serve as anchor for other fastening points that make the load easier and cover the attachment points for tarpaulins and other accessories along the side planks and tailgate. Start launch for the new Ford Ranger should not be before mid -2022. The prices are likely to be at the level of the predecessor, which is currently around 35.000 euros begins.

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3 thoughts on “Ford Ranger 2022: Cowboy and Indians for big boys”

  1. Oh my God!
    … Here the word Indian is used! How terrible, how terrible, how political that … … Here the word Indian is used! How terrible, how terrible, how politically incorrect! That there is still a German who knows this evil, evil word! But I’m happy to finally read something normal again in these sick good people times.

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  2. That
    Product is adjusted as the customer wishes. Good this way. There is no state -subsidized comrade here who wants to give the customer what he needs.

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  3. Congratulations !
    You read here, Ford reacts to customer requirements and adapts the portfolio. Properties that do not even exist at VW. This is consequently noticeable in the sales figures. But well, this is about a Ford, think they make a very good base model here, which is also sold accordingly. Not here, but in other parts !

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