The fourth-era Ford Ranger was on clearly show at the 2022 Bangkok International Motor Display (BIMS), with Ford releasing formal pricing for its most recent decide-up. Only double-taxi styles are offered for now, consisting of the Sport and Wildtrak variants.
Initially, pricing – the vary starts off at 929,000 baht (RM116,400) for the 2.0L Turbo HR (superior-rider) 6MT, rising up to 964,000 baht (RM120,700) for the 6AT model and 1,049,000 baht (RM131,400) if you want a 4×4 design. The Wildtrak, in the meantime, is priced at 999,000 baht (RM125,100) for the Turbo 6MT, 1,049,000 baht for the 6AT, 1,159,000 baht (RM145,200) for the Bi-Turbo 10AT and 1,299,000 baht (RM162,700) for the 4×4.
The eagle-eyed among you will have discovered that the single-turbo versions have been downgraded from the newfangled 10-velocity 10R80 computerized gearbox to the six-velocity 6R80 beforehand restricted to the aged 2.2 litre styles, which is a shame. The six-speed guide is a new MT88 device.
The motor by itself proceeds to be the EcoBlue “Panther” four-pot diesel that produces 170 PS at 3,500 rpm and 405 Nm of torque from 1,750 to 2,500 rpm – 10 PS and 15 Nm down from just before. The Bi-Turbo variant pushes out 210 PS (-3 PS) at 3,750 rpm and 500 Nm amongst 1,750 and 2,000 rpm. Neither the 250 PS/600 Nm 3. litre V6 turbodiesel nor the 302 PS/452 Nm 2.3 litre turbo petrol mill are offered here.
As previously described, the new Ranger sits on a redevelopment of the T6 platform and receives a completely redesigned exterior, sporting the Maverick-fashion C-clamp LED headlights, substantial hexagonal grille, outstanding front and rear haunches and 3-dimensional LED taillights. There are also integrated methods on the sides of the mattress to make it less complicated to attain into the cargo location.
Sport and Wildtrak styles are differentiated through the front bumper (the Wildtrak’s is additional intense), 18-inch wheel models and the Wildtrak’s roof rails and sport bar. The larger-conclude model also gets puddle lights and a bedliner with integrated 12-volt and 230-volt sockets, as well as ventilated rear disc brakes instead of drums.
Within, the Ranger receives a wholesale revamp, with the major improve becoming the normal portrait-structure touchscreen that measures 10.2 inches throughout on the Activity and 12 inches on the Wildtrak. An 8-inch electronic instrument display screen is also equipped throughout the range.
Conventional gear incorporates keyless entry, thrust-button start off, twin-zone local climate handle, rear air vents, an digital parking brake, leather-based upholstery, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Automobile, a reverse camera and a Qi wireless charger. The Wildtrak adds a driven driver’s seat, ambient lights, a 230-volt socket and an car-dimming rear-perspective mirror.
As for security, the Ranger arrives as regular with 6 airbags and steadiness handle, with the Wildtrak adding a knee airbag. Only the Wiltrak Bi-Turbo styles get autonomous unexpected emergency braking, adaptive cruise command with end-and-go, lane centring aid, lane maintaining guide, blind spot checking, rear cross site visitors inform with automobile brake and reverse AEB.
The excellent news is that the driver support devices I just stated can be had on other products (minus adaptive cruise regulate and lane centring on the Sport variants), while they occur at an excess price.
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