F ord has released the first official pictures of the Mid Life Update the Ford Ranger pickup, which received a new front inherits the features already present in the SUV Everest and is characterized by a more elegant headlights, a great new trapezoidal grille and bonnet format more muscular look .
New front and mechanical equipment and improvements for 2015 Ford Ranger
In addition, along renewal com Ford took the opportunity to make improvements to the interior, plus new technologies and engines. Among interior upgrades include enhancements for multimedia equipment, now incorporated a 8-inch touch screen , and a second display on the instrument panel , used to deploy various vehicle functions.
Also among the new technologies available are upgrading to the latest generation system Sync 2 connectivity Ford, warning system lane changes, adaptive cruise control speed, Forward Alert, park assist, monitor tire pressure and electronic stability control, among others.
As for the mechanics, the developments are focused on a new tuning suspensions pursuant to improve comfort and performance, while adding a system of electric power steering achieves a more precise at higher speeds and improved low speed maneuvers.
This system does not require a power steering pump, resulting in a quieter, and improve vehicle fuel efficiency.
As for the engines, the Ranger has four options, associated with an automatic transmission or six-speed manual.
There are three diesel engines, headed by the block Duratorq TDCi 3.2-liter five-cylinder that incorporated a new system of exhaust gas recirculation, which helps to improve energy efficiency by up to 18 per percent. The engine produces 200 horsepower and 470 Nm of torque.
It is also offered with the latest generation Duratorq TDCi 2.2-liter four-cylinder offered in versions 130 and 160 hp and Duratec 2.5-liter with 166 horsepower and 225Nm of torque.
The facelift Ford Ranger will occur as usual in Thailand to the markets of Asia-Pacific at South Africa to African markets and Europe and Argentina mainly for South American markets.