Updated Ford Ranger unveiled in Geneva

Updated Ford Ranger unveiled in Geneva

Ford Ranger fq

Unveiled at this weeks Geneva Motor show is an updated version of the Kiwi favourite Ford Ranger. Sales are set to begin in Europe in April, owners will be able to choose from three body styles: the standard single cab, a double cab or the RAP (Rear Access Panel) variant, which features a set of rear-hinged panels just behind the front doors.

Ten colors will be available including five new hues — Copper Red, Desert Bronze, Highland Green, Lagoon Blue and Wining Blue. Power will be provided by either a 2.5- or 3.0-litre Duratorq TDCi turbodiesel. Either oilburner will be available in either 4×2 or 4×4 configurations and mated to a choice of a five-speed automatic or manual gearboxes, and both engines are able to tow 3,000 kg, with the 2.5-litre unit putting out 145 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque, and the 3.0-litre unit delivering 156 hp and 180 280 lb-ft of torque. The interior gets all the usual extras, including air conditioning, power windows and a MP3-compatible stereo. Production will begin in Thailand this March.

Ford Ranger fq

Unveiled at this weeks Geneva Motor show is an updated version of the Kiwi favourite Ford Ranger. Sales are set to begin in Europe in April, owners will be able to choose from three body styles: the standard single cab, a double cab or the RAP (Rear Access Panel) variant, which features a set of rear-hinged panels just behind the front doors.

Ten colors will be available including five new hues — Copper Red, Desert Bronze, Highland Green, Lagoon Blue and Wining Blue. Power will be provided by either a 2.5- or 3.0-litre Duratorq TDCi turbodiesel. Either oilburner will be available in either 4×2 or 4×4 configurations and mated to a choice of a five-speed automatic or manual gearboxes, and both engines are able to tow 3,000 kg, with the 2.5-litre unit putting out 145 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque, and the 3.0-litre unit delivering 156 hp and 180 280 lb-ft of torque. The interior gets all the usual extras, including air conditioning, power windows and a MP3-compatible stereo. Production will begin in Thailand this March.

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