Usually, prototypes of future automobiles being examined are draped in camouflage. Not the 2024 Ford Ranger that spy shooters caught — it was buck bare.
The worldwide-market model of the truck debuted final yr, however the brand new North American-market model hasn’t launched but.
Unsurprisingly, the truck noticed within the Detroit space does not look too totally different from the worldwide model — the one variations are a sliding rear window, heart high-mounted cease mild, and the presence of a rearview digicam. Oh, and the grille sample is a tiny bit totally different. Motor1 appears to assume the entrance fascia seems to be “smoother” and the location speculates an extended mattress could possibly be an choice for us Yanks (and, presumably, Canucks).
Motor1 thinks that the diesel engine out there on global-market vans will not be offered right here, and we agree. As , the present American Ranger makes use of a 2.3-liter turbo 4 all through the lineup. Motor1 speculates that the Ranger will get a hybrid powertrain — not stunning, since that is the bottom powertrain on the Maverick, although we might anticipate the specs to be totally different for the bigger truck — and that the Ranger Raptor might be out there with a twin-turbo V6. The Raptor has been confirmed for our market.
Ford says that the truck will debut someday this yr. I would wish to level out that the Chicago Auto Present, usually thought-about to be a “truck” present, is only a few weeks away, and the New York Auto Present follows in April. Ford may additionally do a stand-alone occasion. If the truck is prowling Detroit bare, the formal debut could possibly be sooner somewhat than later.
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