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  • Ford Ranger
  • Year:
    2019
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    inline-4(Est.)
  • Transmission:
    six-speed automatic
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    280 (Est.)
  • Torque @ RPM:
    310 (Est.)
  • Energy:
    Direct Injection, Turbocharged
  • Displacement:
    2.3 L (Est.)
  • 0-60 time:
    7.5 sec. (Est.)
  • Top Speed:
    110 mph (Est.)
  • Layout:
    Front Engine; 2WD, 4WD
  • Price:
    21000 (Est.)
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The Return of the Ranger after a seven-year hiatus

Well, it’s back. The Ford Ranger mid-size pickup has returned to the U.S. and in glorious fashion. The pickup made its debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit right beside the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado. While it’s not the F-150, the 2019 Ranger will put Ford back in the mid-size pickup fight against the Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon, Nissan Frontier, and most importantly, the venerable Toyota Tacoma.

The addition of the Ranger positions Ford as having the widest-spread pickup lineup in the world. Entries include the new Ranger, the half-ton F-150, the heavy-duty Super Duty lineup, and the commercial medium-duty segment with the F-650 and F-750 cab chassis.

Of course, the Ranger will have its work cut out; the Toyota Tacoma has long been the leader in mid-size trucks and the General Motors twins aren’t too far behind. Let’s see how the 2019 Ranger stacks up.

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It's Imperative That Ford Launches a Ranger EV ASAP

It’s Imperative That Ford Launches a Ranger EV ASAP

Ford and Volkswagen could corner a new market with a smaller electric pickup truck

At this point, it would be a miracle if we see the Tesla Cybertruck this decade, the GMC Hummer is too expensive, GM can’t sell EVs to save its life, yet the Ford F-150 Lightning is already sold out. What does that tell you? The American public wants electric trucks, but they don’t want to pay a fortune for them and, while the Cybertruck is cool, it’s gimmicky and won’t appeal to the wide range of people that actually buy trucks. A Ford Ranger EV, however, would be more affordable than all of the aforementioned trucks, it would be usable in day-to-day life, and it would just make sense. As it turns out, it might happen sooner than we all thought.

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor

Everything You Need to Know About the 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor

The new Ranger Raptor is upgraded in every sense, and the big news is that it will be coming to the U.S. and Canada!

Ford unveiled the next-gen Ranger Raptor in February 2022, and it has since been the talk of the town. While it is a huge improvement over the outgoing model, the highlight is that it will be coming to the U.S. and Canada – the two countries where the Ranger Raptor was forbidden fruit for the longest time. It looks like Ford finally came to a realization that there is a demand for the off-road mid-size beast in these countries.

Now that we know it is coming here, let’s talk about the truck itself. Ford finally moved it to a new platform after basing it on the T6 architecture for 11 years. The new 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor also comes with an upgraded suspension setup, updated exterior aesthetics and interior features, and even features a V-6 engine under the hood. There are a lot of other changes as well, and here’s everything you need to know about the next-gen 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor:

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Ford U.K. vs Ford U.S.A.: Ranger + Transit Try To Take Down The Mighty F-150 Raptor In A Tug-Of-War

Ford U.K. vs Ford U.S.A.: Ranger + Transit Try To Take Down The Mighty F-150 Raptor In A Tug-Of-War

This one comes to you from across the pond as Carwow stages the ultimate Ford showdown

Mat Watson and the CarWow team based in the U.K., have put together yet another tug-go-war, this time with Ford commercial vehicles from either side of the Atlantic, with some truly interesting results. Here are the numbers.

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Do You Want Some Good News? Well, The Ranger Raptor is FINALLY Coming To The U.S.!!

Do You Want Some Good News? Well, The Ranger Raptor is FINALLY Coming To The U.S.!!

Ford launched the new Ranger Raptor and the company’s CEO has confirmed that it is coming Stateside

Ford launched the new Ranger Raptor earlier this week. It seems to be a mighty improvement over the outgoing model. The chassis has been tweaked, the suspension setup is upgraded, and it comes with a new engine option. Apart from these things, it also comes with an updated exterior and interior.

But, here’s an even bigger news. The Ranger Raptor fans in the U.S. and Canada have something to rejoice. After being forbidden in these two countries for the longest time, Ford’s CEO announced that the 2023 Ranger Raptor will be sold here. How many of you are buying it?

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The All-New 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor Debuts With A V-6 Engine, Upgraded Mechanicals, And New Tech

The All-New 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor Debuts With A V-6 Engine, Upgraded Mechanicals, And New Tech

The new 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor is coming to the U.S. in 2023!

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Ford’s been on a roll since the last two years. Forget about the facelifts and refreshes; I’m talking about the blockbuster hits. We’ve had the new F-150, the resurrection of the Bronco, the F-150 Raptor, the announcement of the F-150 Raptor R, the F-150 Lightning, the Bronco Raptor, and now, the Ranger Raptor. We have spotted it in the past, but with camouflage. The new Ranger Raptor will be based on the new 2023 Ranger – that is also one of the launches in recent times and replaced the aging T-6 Ranger – and will further elevate the company’s Raptor brand.

The new Ranger Raptor is a huge improvement over the model it replaces. For starters, it comes with a 3.0-liter, V-6 EcoBoost engine that makes a shade under 300 horses. Ford has upgraded the suspensions setup and introduced more tech as well. But, the biggest question – will it come Stateside? The answer is YES! Ford’s CEO, Jim Farley, confirmed that the new Ranger Raptor will be coming Stateside in 2023!

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Next-Generation Ford Ranger Raptor Spied Testing In Thailand

Next-Generation Ford Ranger Raptor Spied Testing In Thailand

The Ford Ranger Raptor’s launch could be just around the corner

It’s pretty much guaranteed that Ford will be releasing a next-generation model of the Ranger Raptor, considering how successful the model is in the Asia Pacific region. Now though, we have more confirmation of its future existence thanks to these spy shots from Thailand.

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A V-8-Powered Ford Ranger Raptor Could Be In The Works

A V-8-Powered Ford Ranger Raptor Could Be In The Works

Ford Australia wants to build one as it sees a lot of potential for a Ranger-based Desert Runner in the Land Down Under

The Ranger Raptor has been a forbidden fruit in the U.S. for the longest time. There are hushed talks that it will be coming here soon, but we’ll leave that aside for now. The bigger scoop right now is that a Ranger Raptor R might be in the works! To put it simply, we might have a Ranger with a V-8 engine coming soon. But, we’ll take it with a pinch of salt because this is coming from the same company that didn’t give us a V-8 Bronco.

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Ford Ranger

Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Ford Ranger

The question now is, will this mighty V-6 diesel engine reach the North American market?

Ford has finally pulled the wraps off the next-generation Ranger through a global virtual launch event held in Australia. The model shown here is the global model, as the North American version is expected to look slightly different from the global model - this is what you need to know about it.

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Here's How the Ford Ranger Will Look if it Is Built by Other Automakers

Here’s How the Ford Ranger Will Look if it Is Built by Other Automakers

Audi should probably build a truck based on the Ranger - it would probably be better than the failure that was the Mercedes X-Class

Ever since its official launch everyone agreed that the new generation Ford Ranger is quite a departure from the old Ranger. While its design is not a huge improvement over what we were used with, the new Ranger is fresh and its Maverick inspired look fits it very well.

But what if the new Ranger design will inspire a few other trucks?

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The New Ford Ranger Raptor Is Just Around The Corner

The New Ford Ranger Raptor Is Just Around The Corner

This rendering gives us a good idea of what the Ford Ranger Raptor might look like.

After 11 years on the market, the Ranger T-6 was finally replaced! The 2023 Ranger made its debut on November 24, 2021, and we know for sure a Raptor version is just around the corner. Now, thanks to X-Tomi Design we also have a better look at the next Ranger Raptor.

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Ford Unveils The Next-Gen Ranger With A V-6 Diesel Engine, New Tech, And Updated Looks

Ford Unveils The Next-Gen Ranger With A V-6 Diesel Engine, New Tech, And Updated Looks

The next-gen Ranger, set to arrive in 2023, is wider and has a longer wheelbase as well

For a company that comes up with pretty much a new generation of the F-150 every five years, it sure milked the Ranger for a very, very long time; 11 years to be precise. Ford sold the Ranger T-6 for 11 years without a major update, but times are changing now.

The Blue Oval has unveiled the next-gen 2023 Ford Ranger. It is based on an upgraded chassis, comes with new styling cues, and also features a new V-6 diesel mill. The mid-size truck will also have a longer wheelbase, a wider body, and a whole of tech features inside.

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Ford's 2021 SEMA Truck Concepts Are Loaded With Awnings, Tents, Pullout Kitchens, Fridges, And What Not!

Ford’s 2021 SEMA Truck Concepts Are Loaded With Awnings, Tents, Pullout Kitchens, Fridges, And What Not!

Ford brought 11 incredible truck concepts to the 2021 SEMA Show based on the F-Series, the Maverick, and the Ranger

Ford is back at the SEMA Show with a plethora of concepts. The company has with concepts for the Bronco, the Maverick, theRanger, the F-150, the Mustang, and the Mustang Mach-E. We’ve already covered the Bronco concepts, so here is a list of all the Ford truck concepts – the Maverick, Ranger, and the F-150 – from this year’s SEMA edition.

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This Is Your Best Look Yet At The Next-Generation Ford Ranger

This Is Your Best Look Yet At The Next-Generation Ford Ranger

Ford has been busy testing the upcoming Ranger for a while now, and thanks to these photos, this is your clearest look yet at Ford’s next-generation midsize pickup

Set to make its global debut before the end of this year, the Ford Ranger has been undergoing rigorous testing in numerous markets around the world. One such country is Thailand, where the Ranger will be assembled for the Asia and Oceania region. Now, new spy photos have given us our first clear view.

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2022 Ford Ranger Splash Package

2022 Ford Ranger Splash Package

The Splash Package from the 90s is back, and it lands right at home on the new Ford Ranger!

Ford offered the "Splash" package for the first time back in the 1990s when it was offered as an update for the Ranger pickup. Then, in June, 2021, the company trademarked the name again and initial rumors said it will be used for an electric pickup. Turns out those rumors were false, as the Splash is offered once again as an update package for the 2022 Ranger.

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Ford Could Revive the "Splash" Name for an Electric Ranger or Maverick

Ford Could Revive the "Splash" Name for an Electric Ranger or Maverick

Ford used the “Splash” badge on a sportier version of the second-year Ranger from the 90s

Ford’s revival of old monikers continues. After bringing back the Bronco last year and resurrecting the ‘Lightning’ nameplate for the recently-unveiled electric F-150, Ford has now filed the ‘Splash’ name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The trademark covers ‘Electric vehicles’, so we know this will be an EV. If history suggests anything, it might be the electric version of the Ranger. But, the automaker has a third pickup truck in its arsenal now – the Maverick.

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2021 Ford Ranger Raptor Special Edition - Is It Really That Bad Ass?

2021 Ford Ranger Raptor Special Edition - Is It Really That Bad Ass?

The Ranger Raptor Special Edition will be built in limited numbers and will come with aesthetic upgrades, bigger tires, wider track, and a taller ride height

Riding high on the success of the Ranger in Europe, Ford launched a special edition of the truck based on the Ranger Raptor. Called the Ranger Raptor Special Edition (no marks for creativity there), the truck comes with aesthetic upgrades and wide tracks. It rides on the same drivetrain without any power bumps. The automaker is pushing it as a ‘badass’ edition of the truck. But, what’s so badass about it?

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This $350,000 Ford Ranger with a Chevy Big Block is Not For The Faint-Hearted

This $350,000 Ford Ranger with a Chevy Big Block is Not For The Faint-Hearted

680 horses, Fox shocks, and 39-inch tires are just some of its attributes

Resto-mod operations are fun, but this one here is some next-level shiz. What started as a third-gen Ford Ranger has been converted into a $350,000 truck that can handle anything thrown at it. It comes with a ton of off-road equipment, massive tires, and a big-block Chevy mill. This build was posted on AutotopiaLA’s YouTube channel and comes from a California-based tuner, RJ Fabrication.

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2021 Ford Ranger By Roush Performance

2021 Ford Ranger By Roush Performance

It comes with an upgraded off-road performance suspension, a new exhaust system, and new wheels and tires

Ford Ranger is a capable midsize truck with a lot of potential for off-road and performance-oriented mods. Ford has denied us the pleasure of the Ranger Raptor in the U.S. market, but it has been a boon to the aftermarket companies who are filling this vacuum with their respective iterations. The latest one to do so is Roush Performance. Roush has taken the 2021 Ranger under its wing and turned it into an off-road beast.

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There's Something So Mesmerizing About Watching This Wooden Ford Range Raptor Come to Life

There’s Something So Mesmerizing About Watching This Wooden Ford Range Raptor Come to Life

This is the world’s only 100% bio-degradable Ford Ranger Raptor

The Ford Ranger Raptor is the badass brother of the log-crawling mid-size pickup truck that is the Ranger. The deal with each one of Ford’s Raptors is that they can still successfully face rough terrains but do so with an added dose of cool. Big tires, a wider body, and more ground clearance complete the image of a truck that few will mess with, even if it’s all been rendered in wood which is the material of choice in the case of this scaled-down replica of the Ranger Raptor.

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2021 Ford Ranger Tremor

2021 Ford Ranger Tremor

This is Ford’s way of making up for the Ranger Raptor

Customers in the U.S. have been craving the Ranger Raptor since it was announced for other markets. Ford has denied giving the pleasure so far, but there is news of the Ranger Raptor finally heading Stateside when the 2022 Ranger arrives. Since that is still some time away, the Blue Oval has decided to give us a taste of what to expect by introducing the Tremor off-road package for the mid-size pickup truck. While it is no Raptor, it is a lot more capable than the existing FX4 off-road package. Ford has priced the package at $4,290, but the catch is that is won’t be available on all the trims.

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The 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor to Head Stateside With An Unexpected Engine

The 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor to Head Stateside With An Unexpected Engine

It will be powered by the familiar 2.7-liter, V-6 mill with 300-plus horses under the hood and all the hardcore off-roading equipment!

Ford has denied us the pleasure of having the Ranger Raptor in the U.S. for a very long time. It reached a point where aftermarket companies started offering customization packages for the standard ranger to fill that void. Numerous rumors have surfaced in the past regarding the Ranger Raptor’s debut here in the States, but none of them came true.

Similar news has surfaced again, but this time with some evidence. Our friends at Carexpert.com.au have informed us that the Ranger Raptor is coming to the States and will be powered by a V-6, turbocharged gasoline engine. Is this good news or what!

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Ford Kicks Things Up a Notch With Three Off-Road Packages for the 2019-2020 Ranger Pickup

Ford Kicks Things Up a Notch With Three Off-Road Packages for the 2019-2020 Ranger Pickup

The packages offer cosmetic, software, and hardware upgrades

Ford Ranger owners must be happy with all the packages available for the truck lately. A couple of months back, Ford introduced a package that gave the Ranger extra horses and torque. Even Roush started offering a suspension kit for the newer models of the truck. Now, Ford has decided to introduce three new factory off-road packages for the mid-size pickup truck. These kits will be available for the 2019 and 2020 models and offer cosmetic, software, and hardware upgrades.

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Carlex Design Has Made the Ford Ranger Look Way Tougher Than It Really Is

Carlex Design Has Made the Ford Ranger Look Way Tougher Than It Really Is

One of the best-looking aftermarket Rangers we’ve seen in recent times

Ford Ranger is a capable truck and sells in decent numbers. It is also quite popular amongst aftermarket companies that give it their own twists and tweaks inside-out. The latest iteration of the pickup truck comes from Carlex Design.

The company’s European arm laid its hands on the Raptor and made it look a lot tougher than it actually is. The images were uploaded on the company’s Facebook page and you can see how the calm, sedate-looking truck is transformed to look like a beast. A few changes are made to the cabin as well, but the mechanicals have been left untouched. Do you like it?

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This New Suspension Lift Kit Is Exactly What Your 2019-2020 Ford Ranger Needs

This New Suspension Lift Kit Is Exactly What Your 2019-2020 Ford Ranger Needs

This kit will increase your Ranger’s off-roading prowess

Ford is not bringing the Ranger Raptorto the States and aftermarket companies are capitalizing on this vacuum. They are selling equipment for the Ranger that offers them Raptor-like performance and drive. The most popular products are the ones used in the Ranger Raptor as well.

The Ranger Raptor and the F-150 Raptor benefit from Fox shocks, and Roush is here to offer the same for the 2019-2020 Ranger. Roush Performance is offering a new lift kit that could transform your Ranger into a truck with the Raptor’s off-roading capabilities… well, to an extent.

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The 2022 Ford Ranger Could Be Offered With An Efficient Hybrid Powertrain

The 2022 Ford Ranger Could Be Offered With An Efficient Hybrid Powertrain

It will be different from the ones used in the Escape and Explorer

Ford may have pulled the plug (pun intended) on a plug-in hybrid F-150, but it does have plans to introduce it on the 2022 Ranger. The Ranger is sold in many countries across the globe and is one of the most important products for the company.

The truck’s next generation is slated to be released next year, and it could see some massive changes under the hood. According to CarExpert, the Ranger will be offered with a new plug-in hybrid powertrain that hasn’t been used in any other product yet.

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The Ford Ranger Raptor Ultima by AutoBis Is an Off-Road Party Machine

The Ford Ranger Raptor Ultima by AutoBis Is an Off-Road Party Machine

Call me old school, but I’m playing Party Rock Anthem first with this setup!

Ford’s Ranger seems to be the popular bunny these days. A lot of aftermarket companies all across the globe have given the Ranger and the Ranger Raptor special treatments, generally about off-road equipment and performance upgrades. However, here’s a unique mod-job that sets this Ranger Raptor apart from the others.

A workshop in Vietnam that goes by the name AutoBis has turned the Ranger Raptor into a party animal. Called the Autobis Raptor Ultima, this truck receives sound system upgrades that can blow the roof off. Wait, that is if you park it indoors. Wouldn’t you prefer taking it to the woods and having a blast around a campfire instead?

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Ford's New Upgrade Package For The Ranger Offers A Significant Power Boost

Ford’s New Upgrade Package For The Ranger Offers A Significant Power Boost

It’s just a power upgrade and doesn’t substitute for a Ranger Raptor

Ford is giving us a faster Ranger, but it’s not the Ranger Raptor. For years now, Ford has been dilly-dallying on bringing the Ranger Raptor to the States despite there being a strong interest from enthusiasts.

Instead, Ford Performance has introduced a new performance calibration for the truck. This gives the Ranger an additional 45 horses and 60 pound-feet of torque. The upgrade is priced quite reasonably and costs less than $1,000. Any takers?

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Watch The Volkswagen Amarok, Ford Ranger, and Toyota Hilux Fight It Out In A Series Of Off-Road Challenges

Watch The Volkswagen Amarok, Ford Ranger, and Toyota Hilux Fight It Out In A Series Of Off-Road Challenges

One of the best off-road challenges we’ve seen in recent times

The folks at Carwow decided to bring three pickup trucks of German, American, and Japanese descents together and put them in a series of off-road challenges. Automakers these days have realized that there is a big market for this niche and are offering special packages and trims that make these day-to-day work haulers into weekend fun trucks.

The trucks in question are the Volkswagen Amarok, the Ford Ranger, and the Toyota Hilux. All these trucks come with their own strengths and weaknesses, but which pickup do you think will emerge as the winner at the end?

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Another Day, Another Conversion Kit For The Ford Ranger

Another Day, Another Conversion Kit For The Ford Ranger

This time it’s for the Euro-spec Ranger, but without any changes to the drivetrain

It looks like the Ford Ranger is every tuner’s favorite guinea pig these days. We recently saw APG come up with a conversion kit for the pickup truck, and now there’s a German aftermarket company known as Delta 4x4 creating a kit for the Euro-spec Ranger too.

The kit makes the Ranger more off-road capable, thanks to new lighting, tires, and suspension. It’s still no Raptor by any means since there are no changes made under the hood whatsoever. But it still looks smashing and will please folks who are into mild off-roading.

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2020 Ford Ranger Prorunner By APG

2020 Ford Ranger Prorunner By APG

A pretty good alternative to the yet-to-arrive Ford Ranger Raptor here in the States

Ford is denying us the pleasure of owning a Ranger Raptor in the U.S., but aftermarket companies are cashing in on this opportunity. One such company is South California-based aftermarket tuner Automotive Performance Group, who’s offering a conversion package for the Ranger that may not make it a Raptor, but surely fills the void to a certain extent.

Called the Prorunner Series 1 Package, it comes with a new body kit, carbon fiber fenders, axle shafts, and a lot more stuff. With this package equipped, you can finally take your Ranger to bash the dunes, or through treacherous paths that were close to impossible to tackle with the stock Ranger.

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This Five-Car Mashup Rendering Is the Epitome of Unfulfilled Desire

This Five-Car Mashup Rendering Is the Epitome of Unfulfilled Desire

Automakers, please produce this wild mashup of a supercar!

Renderings often serve as a fun expression of what we expect from new cars or the evolution of current cars. Sometimes, people create fun, unique renderings that look back on iconic cars from the past with a modern twist of what they would look like today. Every now and then, however, something truly amazing comes to digital life, and that’s the case with the rendering we’re about to discuss here. In short, someone took styling cues from a handful of cars that are iconic in their own right and created an all new car that has never existed and never will exist. Is this what it would look like if some of the greatest car companies in the world came together to build a truly unique supercar?

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How Well Will The Ford Ranger FX4 Fare Against a F-250 Super Duty Tremor In A Drag Race?

How Well Will The Ford Ranger FX4 Fare Against a F-250 Super Duty Tremor In A Drag Race?

Despite different sizes, this isn’t a David v Goliath fight in any way

Drag racing trucks is “the thing” these days. We have seen trucks of all sizes go up against their similarly-sized competitors. But, how would a drag race between two trucks that are at the opposite end of the spectrum fare? The folks at TFL decided to check it out by bringing in two vastly different pickup trucks from the same stable. One is the Ford Ranger with the turbocharged EcoBoost engine, and the other one is the huge F-250 Tremor. The F-250 comes with a massive V-8 engine and a four-digit torque figure, but it is also a super heavy truck and weighs a lot more than the Ranger. Does it have enough to beat the much lighter and peppier Ranger?

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2019 Ford Ranger Rambler by RTR

2019 Ford Ranger Rambler by RTR

After seeing the Rambler, RTR’s experiment with the Ranger can be deemed a successful one

Ford teamed up with RTR to tag-team the 2020 Ranger and has brought two fine examples to the 2019 SEMA show. One of those concepts was the Ranger RTR, and the other is the Ranger RTR Rambler. While the Ranger RTR is already up for sale, will the Rambler prove that it has what it takes to makes its way to the showroom floor? Let’s take a look at what the Ford Ranger Rambler by RTR is all about!

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Ford Ranger Driver Goes Full-On Mustang Into a Gas Station - What He Does Next is Mind Blowing

Ford Ranger Driver Goes Full-On Mustang Into a Gas Station - What He Does Next is Mind Blowing

Not the smartest driver out there, that’s for sure

It’s starting to look like it’s not just Mustang drivers that have no common sense. Or, maybe this guy has a Mustang sitting in his backyard – that would certainly explain what we see here. Either way, the guy responsible for this display of utter stupidity goes by the name William Edmonds and, he was probably drunk when he decided to go full-on Ford Mustang into a gas station.

As the story goes, Edmonds decided he wanted to snag himself a beer from the local gas station. This beer, by the way, he pretty much started drinking on the spot. Big surprise, right? Well, after slamming that brewski, he decided to bust a 180 in his Ford Ranger but lost control and shot off into the gas station, taking the stores’ doors and everything else in his path with him. If this isn’t bad enough already, this incredibly smart man proceeds to get out of the truck and rip off his license plate, busting his ass in the process, then leaves the scene and goes home like nothing happened.

Of course, it didn’t take long for authorities to catch up with him since, you know, the license plate isn’t the only thing that links a vehicle to its owner. Fortunately nobody was hurt and he did own up to his bonehead move when the police showed up at his home. He was reportedly charged with reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident. He’ll pay for the whole or deal by submitting to alcohol and drug testing twice per week. Surely, there’s more to the whole punishment side of things, but that’s all that has been reported at the moment. For now, go ahead and enjoy the video and have a good laugh – we certainly did.

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Custom Ford Ranger SEMA 2019 Lineup

Custom Ford Ranger SEMA 2019 Lineup

We’re mighty impressed with the concepts and cannot wait for the trucks to be showcased at SEMA

The SEMA show will bring in a lot of automakers and aftermarket companies this year. The latter benefits more from it as they are overshadowed by big automakers that generally have dedicated entire auto shows solely to them.

This year, Ford has decided to bring in a set of concepts based on the Ranger. The company has teamed up with many players and has come up with trucks catering to different segments. The trucks will be showcased at the 2019 SEMA Show that’s set to kick off on November the 5th.

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These Ford Ranger and F-150 Leveling Kits Are Your Ticket to Ride Off-Road

These Ford Ranger and F-150 Leveling Kits Are Your Ticket to Ride Off-Road

This is a first for Ford Performance, but plenty off-road nuts will salute the decision

When Mopar said that Jeep Gladiator owners spend on an average roughly $1,000 on accessories for their cars, Ford listened. It also took note that most of those parts comprise of lift kits and rock rails, so it complied.

That’s why today we can tell you more about the lift kits and tuned suspension setups Ford Performance has just introduced for the Ford Ranger and Ford F-150 pickup trucks.

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Ford Introduces a Much-Needed Off-Road Package for the Rear-Wheel Drive Ranger

Ford Introduces a Much-Needed Off-Road Package for the Rear-Wheel Drive Ranger

The FX2 Package will most certainly attract a lot of buyers

Pickup trucks are no longer used purely as workhorses. Enthusiasts are buying them for the cool-quotient and to do stuff that they can’t with their smaller cars. However, this doesn’t mean that anybody who buys a full-fledged truck uses it to its maximum potential. A couple of decades back, a two-wheel drive truck came with shorter ground clearance and looked like a truck for the namesake, whereas the four-wheel drive trucks were just too bulky. The gap has certainly narrowed down today, but there is still a vacuum here. That is why Ford decided to introduce an off-road package for the two-wheel-drive Ranger called FX2. This seems like a very simple move, but if tapped the right way, it could work wonders for the company.

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2019 Ford Ranger VelociRaptor by Hennessey

2019 Ford Ranger VelociRaptor by Hennessey

A product that Ford should have given us long back

Hennessey has been ripping up cars and trucks and turning them into something even more monstrous for quite some time now. We recently saw the tuner’s Jeep creation in the form of the Gladiator Maximus with the Hellcat engine and 1,000 horses that came with it. However, Hennessey is best-known for its Ford creations. Remember the 6x6 VelicoRaptor concept? The company already deals with the Raptor, Mustang, F-150, and GT, and will soon be adding the 2020 Bronco as well. But for now, the tuner has decided to expand the Ford portfolio by adding the 2019 Ranger. Although a clever word play back then, it’s clear now that ’VelociRaptor’ is not dedicated solely to the Ford Raptor anymore; perhaps, it refers to the dinosaur. So what if Ford does not want to give us the Ranger Raptor? Hennessey is here to listen to us.

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2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package

2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package

The Ford Ranger Finally Can Be Seriously Stealthy and Mean

In an expected turn of events, Ford revealed the new 2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package. Joining all other manufacturers who offer darkened editions of their trucks and cars, the Ranger Black Appearance Package includes all the standard shaded tricks, and it is available for all trims. The Black Appearance Package joins the arsenal of appearance packages for the Ranger that also include the Sport Appearance Package ($895), Chrome Appearance Package ($795), and an STX appearance package for the Ranger XL.

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Leaked Images Show Off the 2021 Ford Ranger Long Before Its Scheduled Debut

Leaked Images Show Off the 2021 Ford Ranger Long Before Its Scheduled Debut

There go all the articles discussing any rumors about what the 2021 Range might look like

Wait, what? It’s barely been a year since the fourth-generation Ranger, that marks the nameplate’s return to the North American market, was shown at the Detroit Auto Show and now we get to see the next one? Apparently, this is actually true, and you are looking at a car that you shouldn’t have seen for at least two more years, the fifth-generation Ranger that will share its platform with the upcoming Amarok, both models destined for the European and African markets.

When manufacturers are preparing to launch a new vehicle, they go about their business in a tried and tested way. They either try to take the test mules out on the road either in more secluded areas where there’s less of a likelihood that someone with a camera, hiding in a bush, might be tracking down their movements or, when city testing or highway testing are on order, they wrap the vehicle in question in as odd a camouflage pattern as possible. The point of the camo is to deter those that try to pick out the new model’s key aesthetic features that differentiate it from the older one or, in case of brand-new standalone models, to make it hard for folks to figure out whether or not that model is bringing with it a new design language or not. Basically, most often, it’s a game of hiding your hand in plain sight.

This time, though, it seems like an Australian automotive outlet got its hands on some leaked images. We know that the T6 generation of the Ranger built for international markets (although it did debut in the U.S. as well in 2018) was conceived by Ford Australia and, most probably, the engineers Down Under are now working on the upcoming international model because the T6 has been around since 2011 although it received a facelift in 2015. Obviously, with the T6 Ranger arriving in the U.S. last year and selling well, don’t expect what you see in these pictures to spot rolling down American roads pretty soon.

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The Ford Ranger Raptor May Come to the U.S. After All, but You'll Be Waiting a While

The Ford Ranger Raptor May Come to the U.S. After All, but You’ll Be Waiting a While

By ‘a while’, we mean at least another three years

Ford rolled off the last Ranger off its assembly line in the U.S. almost seven years ago. However, Ford decided to bring the nameplate back to the States for the 2019 model year and get its share back from the Toyota Tacoma and Chevrolet Colorado. The company also teased a Ranger Raptor that won’t be sold in the U.S., but some Sherlock Holmes’ descendants have found that the Raptor is actually coming to our shores - just not in its current generation.

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If You Buy a 2019 Ford Ranger, Your Oil Change Could Be More Expensive

If You Buy a 2019 Ford Ranger, Your Oil Change Could Be More Expensive

Doing an Oil Change on a 2019 Ford Ranger Requires an Unexpected Step

If you’re part of the minority who prefers do-it-yourself solutions for your vehicles, you’ll need to know this one important aspect when it comes to changing the oil on the 2019 Ford Ranger. You’re going to have to remove the left front wheel to do it. It’s not the hardest job in the world — you only need a jack and some muscles to do it — but it is inconvenient, especially when you only need to pop up the hood of your vehicle to gain access to the oil filter. But, apparently, Ford made some changes to the U.S.-spec Ford Ranger, which necessitated this move. You’re not going to find it impossible to change the oil on the new Ranger, but you are going to have to work more than you probably expected to get the job done.

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2018 Ford Ranger Storm Concept and Ford Ranger Black Edition

2018 Ford Ranger Storm Concept and Ford Ranger Black Edition

Cool Concept Trucks From Brazil We Need In The U.S.

Some gems appeared at the Sao Paulo International Motor Show - the Ford Ranger Storm Concept definitely being one of them. The other one? The Toyota Hilux Gazoo Racing truck. Interestingly enough, neither will be coming to the U.S. Well, the Ranger Storm Concept, if approved for production, will be one of the closest things to a Ranger Raptor without actually being the Raptor. Considering that Ford confirmed that the Ranger Raptor wouldn’t be coming in the U.S., something like the Ranger Storm Concept or the other one that appeared at the Sao Paulo International Motor Show - the Ranger Black Edition could be a wonderful addition to the U.S. range.

Without further ado, let’s see what the Ranger Storm Concept and the Ranger Black Edition are all about.

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First Reviews of the 2019 Ford Ranger Are In and You Need to Hear the Truth

First Reviews of the 2019 Ford Ranger Are In and You Need to Hear the Truth

Ford reintroduces the Ranger Stateside after seven eight hiatus

The last Ford Ranger to be made in North America came off the production line in late 2011, and it’s taken Ford nearly eight years to bring the model back. But this time it’s not Ford-badged version of a Mazda pickup (the 2006 to 2012 model year Ranger), but a new Ford-designed model with global ambitions.

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Americans review the Ford Ranger Raptor they can't get Stateside

Americans review the Ford Ranger Raptor they can’t get Stateside

Even though they seem to like it quite a lot

Ford has remained mostly tight-lipped about possible plans to ship the Ranger Raptor over to the North American market. Rumors on the matter ranged from ones certainly stating it was coming, then came another one that it actually wasn’t coming, now it looks like we’re back to a more optimistic outlook.

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The 2020 Ford Bronco and 2019 Ford Ranger Will Be One and the Same Under the Skin

The 2020 Ford Bronco and 2019 Ford Ranger Will Be One and the Same Under the Skin

What will underpin the SUV icon?

The Bronco is coming back, and we’re still waiting with bated breath for all the juicy details from Ford. Luckily, it’s looking like we won’t have to wait too much longer, as a full debut is expected early next year at the Detroit Auto Show this coming January. However, before then, we’re picking apart all the rumors we can get our hands on, including the possibility Ford will source the Bronco’s underlying structure from the new Ranger.

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Sorry Folks, Ford Has No Plans to Bring the 2019 Ranger Raptor to U.S. Roads

Sorry Folks, Ford Has No Plans to Bring the 2019 Ranger Raptor to U.S. Roads

The Ranger Raptor Will Not Come To The U.S. So Be Sad

While I did write extensively about the possible Ford Ranger Raptor Diesel reaching the U.S., it seems that Ford doesn’t have any plans to introduce theRanger Raptor to the free world. In his talk with Hermann Salenbauch, Ford Performance Director, Autoblog journalists found out that the Raptor “was really developed for locations where the F-150 isn’t available or popular so that all regions could have a Raptor.”

Obviously, reading between the lines shows that the Ranger Raptor isn’t actually coming to the U.S.

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Leaked Accessory List for the 2019 Ford Ranger Proves Ford isn't Playing Around

Leaked Accessory List for the 2019 Ford Ranger Proves Ford isn’t Playing Around

You can get anything from wide fenders and body graphics for your 2019 Ford Ranger

Ford’s not messing around with the list of accessories available to the upcoming 2019 Ford Ranger. Leaked documents shown via the Ranger5G forum reveal an extensive list of accessories that includes bull bars, racks, carriers, tow hooks, cup holders, and different versions of roadside assistance kits. The list of accessories points to one inevitable conclusion: you’re going to have to drop a serious amount of money to get what you want.

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2019 Ford Ranger Specs Revealed

2019 Ford Ranger Specs Revealed

The Ranger will steal the competition’s thunder with the 2019 model year

We have all been waiting for Ford to release the 2019 Ranger’s specs, and finally, the details are here. Cutting straight to the chase, the 2019 Ford Ranger will come with a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder that produces 270 horses and 310 pound-feet of torque. Even though the engine may seem less potent when compared to the Mustang and the Focus RS, the power output is fairly impressive.

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Ford Takes the Fun Out of Off-Roading with Trail Control for the 2019 Ford Raptor

Ford Takes the Fun Out of Off-Roading with Trail Control for the 2019 Ford Raptor

Do you really want a robot calling the shots out there?

Off-roading can be a lot of fun - from exploring the great outdoors, to finding the right line through a challenging bit of terrain, to extracting every ounce of capability from your vehicle, it’s just the right activity to get away from it all. Now, Ford hopes to make it more accessible with its new Trail Control system for the 2019 F-150 Raptor, which the company likens to “cruise control for off-road driving.” Color us skeptical.

Continue reading for the full story.

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Reasons Why You Should Not Be Disappointed By Diesel Ford Ranger Raptor

Reasons Why You Should Not Be Disappointed By Diesel Ford Ranger Raptor

Ford Ranger Raptor Is Cool, Well Executed Off Roaded

One thing is for certain. The new Ford Ranger Raptor is cool, capable, and off-road ready right from the production line, and it’s definitely an interesting proposition even for big-truck-loving Americans.

Sizewise, it is a truck similar to the Colorado ZR. “Characterwise,” it is a dune-fighting fun machine designed for the most intense off-roading tasks. While we in the U.S. are still waiting for Ford to confirm that the Ranger Raptor will come, the rest of the world is basking in the greatness of the potent truck. The thing is that the Ranger Raptor for the rest of the world is actually powered by a small diesel engine - not something that’s very popular here, is it?

While I am among those who believe the Ranger Raptor in the U.S. will get a 2.3-liter EcoBoost, I have to tell you a number of reasons why you should not be disappointed even if we end up with the diesel Ranger Raptor.

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Ford Ranger Configurator Exposes Pricing of $24,000 to $34,000

Ford Ranger Configurator Exposes Pricing of $24,000 to $34,000

Ford has since pulled the configurator down

Unveiled at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, the Ford Ranger is set to return to American dealerships after a very long absence. However, pricing and some important information remained a mystery. Now, the truck’s configurator showed up earlier than expected on Ford’s official website, revealing cab options and specific pricing. I say earlier than expected because Ford has taken the page down shortly after it made headlines.

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Ford Exec Says That There's No Hope for a Gas-Powered V-6 Ranger Raptor

Ford Exec Says That There’s No Hope for a Gas-Powered V-6 Ranger Raptor

We can still cross our fingers, but it looks like the ship has sailed on this one

The Ford Ranger Raptor has the makings of becoming one of the most popular Ford pickups in the industry. It’s essentially a smaller and presumably more affordable version of the F-150 Raptor. But as fascinating as the Ranger Raptor is, there is one point of contention surrounding the Ranger Raptor, specifically the absence of a gas-powered V-6 unit. Well, don’t get your hopes up because Ford doesn’t appear to have any plans of offering the Ranger Raptor with a gasoline or diesel-drinking V-6.

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One Minute News: The U.S.-Spec Ford Ranger Won't be Offered in Single-Cab Form

One Minute News: The U.S.-Spec Ford Ranger Won’t be Offered in Single-Cab Form

You can order it without a bed, though, so there’s that

When Ford showed off the new Ranger, it showed nothing but potential in terms of utility and everyday usefulness. It had damn near everyone wondering if Ford would go back to its roots and offer the new Ranger as a single-cab, two-door model with a longer bed. The hope was there, but according to a 2019 model year VIN document sent to the NHTSA, the Ranger will only offer four doors in either supercab or supercrew body styles. Both supercab and supercrew models will be available with rear- or all-wheel drive, but supercab models options with “bed delete” will only be offered with rear-wheel drive. That’s right; you’ll be able to turn the new ranger into a flatbed. As expected, the only engine on offer is a 2.3-liter four-banger paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

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One Minute News: Ford Ranger Raptor to Cost Between $55,000 and $58,000

One Minute News: Ford Ranger Raptor to Cost Between $55,000 and $58,000

Ford has announced that pricing for the Ford Ranger Raptor in Australia will start out at AU$74,990 or about $57,457 at current exchange rates. It has also be said that Thailand prices will come in at 1.699 million bhat or about $54,400 at current exchange rates. As of now, the Ranger Raptor isn’t expected to come to the U.S. market – we’ve got the larger, F-150 for that – but it hasn’t been conclusively ruled out either. The Ranger Raptor is available with Ford’s new ten-speed automatic transmission and a brand-new 2.0-liter diesel that’s good for 210 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. If you want to know more, you can slide on over to our full review of the 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor.

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Believe it or Not, Ford Considered a 13-Speed Automatic Transmission for the Ranger Raptor

Believe it or Not, Ford Considered a 13-Speed Automatic Transmission for the Ranger Raptor

What’s the cut-off for this gear growth?

Ford Australia’s new 2019 Ranger Raptor has made a splash over the last week with its debut in Thailand for the Asia Pacific market. It packs a 2.0-liter turbodiesel and Ford’s 10-speed automatic transmission it co-developed with General Motors. Just a few years ago, the industry thought eight-speed automatics were revolutionary. But according to John Fallu, the transmission and driveline engineering manager for Ford Asia Pacific, his team explored the possibility of 12- and 13- speed automatic gearboxes.

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