The Ford Ranger is known as one of the most popular options in the world when purchasing a 4×4 pickup truck. Already becoming as popular within the commercial vehicle market as the Ford Transit, the Ranger is set to have a new facelift both under the bonnet and in style.
The date and location for what is being noted within the industry as one of the most important unveilings this year from Ford is the Commercial Vehicle Show that is held each year in Birmingham in April. This will be the UK market sectors introduction with an earlier showing taking place at the Geneva Motor show later this month (March).
Steve Clary who is the director of Ford Commercial vehicles explained more regarding the vehicles new design “with the Commercial Vehicle Show reverting to its traditional format this year, we are delighted to be in attendance and supporting the message of innovation and development in road transport. We will be exhibiting a comprehensive range of our existing vehicles and some of our exciting future models. The show presents a fantastic opportunity for us to meet with many important customers.”
Many features are expected to have been improved upon or added to the new Ford Ranger such as:
New body styles will be introduced including a 4×2, 4×4 drive trains style and differing drive heights.
The new Ranger line will also be seeing a greater choice in engine sizes when it is released later this year. Engine sizes such as a 3.2 and 2.2 litre Duratorq TDCi Turbo Diesel type will not only boost performance but also help with Fuel economy.