The Wildtrak is a fairly in style trim of the Ford Ranger pickup, but it surely had but to grow to be out there within the closely-related Everest body-on-frame SUV. This adjustments in 2023, a minimum of in New Zealand, the place Ford revealed the primary Everest Wildtrak.
The Wildtrak expands the Everest lineup subsequent to the entry-level Development, the mid-range Sport, and the luxurious Platinum. The brand new trim combines adventurous appears with loads of commonplace gear and is positioned proper under the flagship Platinum.
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As with the Ranger, the Everest is now out there within the Luxe Yellow shade, mixed with Bolder Gray accents. It will get the Wildtrak-specific grille and entrance bumper, aspect steps with metal inserts, alloy-style roof rails, and a brand new set of 20-inch alloy wheels distinguishing it from different trims. Lastly, black Wildtrak lettering could be discovered on the bonnet, entrance doorways, and tailgate.
Inside there may be ebony leather-based and Miko suede upholstery with contrasting Cyber Orange stitching and Wildtrak embroidery. The driving force’s seat has 10-way energy changes and in addition advantages from heating and cooling capabilities. The digital cockpit includes an 8-inch digital instrument cluster (the 12.3-inch unit is simply out there within the Platinum) and a 12-inch infotainment touchscreen with wi-fi Android Auto / Apple CarPlay connectivity. Normal gear additionally features a 10-speaker audio system, wi-fi charging, and loads of ADAS.
The Ford Everest Wildtrack is completely out there with the turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine producing 247 hp (184 kW / 250 PS) and 600 Nm (443 lb-ft) of torque. Energy is transmitted to all 4 wheels by means of a 10-speed automated gearbox and the electronically managed full-time 4WD system.
The mannequin will arrive in New Zealand in July 2023. Whereas Ford didn’t remark about its availability in different markets, it’s seemingly the Everest Wildtrak will discover its method to Australia, the place the SUV has confirmed to be fairly in style. Pricing shall be introduced at a later date however we already know it is going to slot between the Sport and the Platinum trims.