The new model, named Ford Ranger EV is still under production and it will hit the market probably by the end of 2017. As we know, the Ranger model takes some break, but apparently, that break is finished and now we can expect the new model and to enjoy in numerous speculation and rumors. Of course, we have some official information about this model. First of all, according to Ford, the most recent model will come with so many new features and upgrades. It will definitely make a tenacious comeback in the world market and the latest Ford Ranger EV certainly represents the epitome of modernity in its segment. Every segment of this model will be improved, starting from its exterior and interior to the engine capabilities.
Ford Ranger EV – Beautiful Design:
From the outside, the fresh Ford Ranger EV will look just beautiful, and it will use the Ford Atlas Platform. The entire exterior design is slightly redesigned, and we can start from the front fascia. The front grille of this model will be slightly modified and it will have well known the trapezoidal shape. The whole chassis will be made using the light but also strong materials and that means that the fuel economy will be improved.
The front bumper is also redesigned and here we can notice strong LED fog lights for better road vision as well as large air intakes for better engine cooling. Furthermore, the headlights of the upcoming model are different and the LED technology will power it. At the sides, we can notice large aluminum wheels, probably 18 inches. The tires are even larger in order to improve off-road capability. Just like the headlights, that taillights will use the same technology. Also, this model will be slightly longer and wider that its predecessor.
The interior design of the refreshed Ford Ranger EV is also redesigned in so many ways. There is going to be a lot of new high-tech features while the older features will be improved. Also, the cabin is very spacious and the comfort is on the top level. All seats inside are covered with high-quality leather, but beside leather upholstery, all seats are also very supportive. Other interior features include wireless phone charging, satellite navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control, a rear camera, Bluetooth connectivity, adaptive cruise control, and so many others.
Ford Ranger EV – Engine and Performance:
The base engine of the of the upcoming model is TDCi 3.2 liter V5 turbo diesel engine that is capable of generating 197 hp as well as 347 lbs. ft. of torque. This engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission system. According to EPA, fuel consumption will be rated at 21/30 in the city/highway. Other options are TDCi Duratorq 2.2 liter engine with a max output of 158 hp.
Also, there are rumors of a hybrid version engine with direct injection. This engine will be paired with electric motors and starters which will give the Ranger excellent fuel economy, ecological characteristics as well as high performance.
Ford Ranger EV – MSRP and Rumors Date:
The most recent Ford Ranger EV has no official info about price. The release date of this model will be probably by the end of 2017.