A new Ford Ranger in the area

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So We would not have expected the reaction from Ford quickly, but please. “A six-cylinder would be nice,” was the request in the report on three special Ranger models. Lo and behold: As Ford is now announcing, the new model will be available with a 6-cylinder turbodiesel that has been adapted to the requirements and that undoubtedly draws its beefy performance from 3 liters of displacement. For customers who pay more attention to the penny, two four-cylinder diesels with a displacement of 2 liters each are offered. Depending on the version, the power is transmitted via an automatic transmission with ten or six stages and a manual switch with six gears.

Holger Apple

Editor in business, responsible for “Technology and Engine”.

For rear-wheel drive, electronic front-wheel drive can be switched on while driving. Or you can choose the version with permanent all-wheel drive. A plug-in hybrid is likely to be added later. However, Ford is still silent about the diesel as well as the technical data.

It’s about a lot. Americans ascribe a 40 percent share in the European pick-up market, which must be defended. In addition, the front is now even more robust in the wind, the wheelbase and track increase by 5 centimeters. Because the Ranger is a car for pleasure and load, the loading area has a certain importance. In the future, access to it should be more contortion-free, and steps behind the rear wheels will help when boarding. The loading area becomes slightly wider and is coated with plastic so that a worker who works there no longer has to kneel on bare metal.

The wheelbase and track increase by 5 centimeters each.

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The new ranger

Inside is a kind of luxury, with an upright, touch-sensitive screen in two sizes, voice control and a 360-degree camera. Developed in Australia, built in Thailand and South Africa, the new Ranger is expected to come to Germany in mid-2022. And he won’t be left alone. VW is making the next Amarok out of it.


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