In November showed the Ford Everest, a new terrain of the American brand aimed at markets such as Asia, Oceania and Africa. It was based on Ford Ranger pick-up model but incorporating important aesthetic and equipment innovations. It was logical to think that these would apply in the pick-up once received restyling and so it proved. It’s official 2015 Ford Ranger
The Front receives a complete redesign , with new bumpers, grill and headlights and a hood with new forms. Gives the pickup a more modern look. The side and rear views of interest are unchanged. Where if we find important developments will be within with new dashboard design, best materials and especially more equipment.
The dashboard is completely new , with a clean, simple, functional design. Stand, according to reports, the central touch screen 8 “and the box TFT watches that provides the necessary information to the driver. The soundproofing of the cabin has been improved.
Another point that has improved with this restyling is the equipment . Now you can equip items like multimedia system SYNC 2 eCall emergency call, 240V outlet, active support for the lane departure, rear parking camera, adaptive cruise control or sensors front and rear parking
The engine range of the new Ford Ranger will be very similar to that now. The 3.2 Duratorq diesel engine five cylinders be the largest, delivering 200 horsepower and 470 Nm of torque. Were carried out by brand modifications reduce consumption by up to 18%. In between the motor 2.2 diesel 160 hp and 385 Nm (+10 hp and +10 Nm) is while the less powerful alternative also borne by this block but with 130 horses (+5 hp) and a reduction in consumption of up to 22%. In some markets the 2.5 Duratec petrol of 166 horses and 225 Nm engine will be offered.
The Stop & Start and a longer final drive ratio offered by the brand are two key elements that contribute to this important reduction in consumption in the Ranger range. The power steering is electric assist and also reduces consumption by not requiring as much engine power.
When it comes to offroad capabilities, the Ford Ranger 2015 offers up 23 inches of headroom down, with a capacity of fording 80 inches. Angles of attack and departure are 28 and 25 respectively. There will be versions 4 × 2 rear-wheel drive and 4 × 4 with gearbox. In the latter the electronically controlled transfer case and allows gear wheel drive with or without gear. The rear differential is lockable. Towing capacity is up to 3,500 kilos.
The 2015 Ford Ranger will start marketing in over 180 countries later this year. They will be manufactured in Thailand for the Asian market in South Africa for Europe and Africa and Argentina for Latin America.
Source – Ford
From 24,050 euro
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