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    Ford launched a latest Ranger in a UK final spring

Sam Sheehan

The Ford Ranger has been launched in a US to prove burgeoning direct in a mid-size pick-up truck market.

Announced during a Detroit engine show, a Nissan Navara and Volkswagen Amarok opposition enters a category that has grown by 83% given 2014 in a US. In comparison, a shred grew in a UK by a small 6% from 2016 to 2017.

No changes have been done to a Ranger’s design, though it facilities a bespoke framework set-up to support to US tasted and uses Ford’s 2.3-litre Ecoboost petrol engine, as against to one of a diesel units offering in a UK.

The Ranger comes in 3 forms: regular, super or double cab. The latter adds an additional quarrel of seats and has 4 doors.

“Ranger has always hold a special place in a hearts of lorry fans,” said Ford’s trainer of product growth and purchasing, Hau Thai-Tang. “The new Ranger is designed for today’s mid-size lorry buyer, delivering even some-more utility, capability and record for those who mix city vital with some-more off-the-grid adventures on weekends.”

Ford dropped a Ranger in a North American marketplace behind in 2011.The marketplace is home to Ford’s best-selling model, a incomparable F-150 pick-up. The latest Ranger was launched in a UK in 2012 and facelifted last year.

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