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Ford Ranger to replace Holden Colorado on Victoria Police general duties fleet

The Ford Ranger has earned its police stripes in Victoria and will replace the current fleet of Holden Colorado utes – at a rate of 200 vehicles per year, as each example comes up for retirement. A third-party supplier has developed a new prisoner module to be fitted to the back of two-door space cab and four-door crew cab vehicles, and Ford says it has tested the new set-up at its engineering centre near Geelong...

2022 Ford Ranger Raptor to get twin-turbo V6 petrol in the US, Australia could get turbo diesel V6

There has been further speculation the 2022 Ford Ranger Raptor will be powered by a twin-turbo petrol V6 borrowed from the high-performance Ford Explorer ST and paired to a 10-speed auto. The latest report comes via enthusiast website Ford Authority, which claims to have based the information on sources familiar with the next-generation Ford Ranger...

Ford joins forces with ARB for dealer-fit accessories 

ARB bullbars and accessories for the Ford Ranger ute and Ford Everest 4WD will soon be available with Ford’s five-year/unlimited kilometre warranty if fitted to vehicles by the dealer when new. The tie-up between Ford and ARB was formally announced today ahead of the rollout of the program in the second half of this year. However, there is just one catch...

2021 Ford Ranger price and specs: Raptor X gets price rise, racing stripes and a sports bar, FX4 returns

2021 Ford Ranger pricing and specification Raptor X arrives as flagship model, with strips and new sports bar FX4 variants returns, with black detailing and decals On sale in July, from $59,990 before on-road costs from a manual FX4 The Ford Ranger Raptor has gained racing stripes, a sports bar, and black accents inside and out to keep the flagship model looking fresh before the next generation turns up next year, likely with turbo V6 power under the bonnet instead of the current model’s twin-turbo 2...

Ford Ranger quietly loses some features in minor tech change as stock tightens

Ford is discreetly pulling equipment off the Ranger – its top-selling model – as it prepares to introduce runout offers later in the year to make way for its next generation pick-up. In the past six months Ford has removed “acoustic” or sound-deadening glass from certain Ranger models...

2021 Ford Ranger price and specs: 4x2 XL Sport variant added alongside range-wide tech and engine upgrades

The 2021 Ford Ranger line-up has been expanded with the introduction of a new 4x2 XL Sport dual cab variant (shown above). Meanwhile, the existing Ranger 4x4 XL Heavy Duty Special Edition has received significant upgrades, adaptive cruise control now comes standard on all Ranger XLT variants, and 4x4 XL models are now available with Ford’s powerful bi-turbo powertrain option for the first time...

Video: 2022 Ford Ranger Super Cab spied for the first time

EXCLUSIVE The 2022 Ford Ranger Super Cab has been caught on camera as engineers continue testing on the NSW south coast. Days after images of the Ranger prototypes appeared on social networks, CarAdvice reader Simon has sent through some footage revealing a new Super Cab body from Ford...

2022 Ford Ranger caught testing on NSW roads: Four prototypes stop for KFC

The 2022 Ford Ranger is another step closer to showrooms, with four prototypes spotted testing on the roads near Nowra on the NSW south coast. Images published on Facebook over the weekend confirmed numerous sightings in the area since last Friday. It appears the Melbourne-based engineering team stopped for lunch in a car park across the road from fast food outlet KFC...

VFACTS: Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Triton and Isuzu D-Max make the Top 10

The Toyota HiLux posted its strongest March result of all time last month, as it got a head-start on its run to becoming the nation’s favourite vehicle for a sixth year in a row. The strong ute result comes as sales of Light Commercial Vehicles (the industry term for utes and vans) outsold traditional passenger cars for the first time in Australian automotive history, in March 2021, with 23,255 LCVs reported as sold (up 28 per cent compared to the same month last year) versus 21,360 passenger cars (down 1...

2022 Ford Ranger: Everything we know so far, when it’s unveiled and due in showrooms

2022 Ford Ranger due to be unveiled in second half of 2021 Showroom arrival pushed back to early next year Ranger Raptor V6 likely due mid to second half of 2022 Three diesel engines across the range, two V6 outputs New platform still known as T6 rather than T7 as it is largely carryover Hybrid and/or plug-in hybrid capable on Ranger globally, Australia may follow at a later date The 2022 Ford Ranger is due in Australian showrooms early next year rather than later this year – following minor delays in development and the production rollout due to the coronavirus crisis – according to confidential information shared with dealers...

Ford Australia to sell all models under Ranger sub-brand, following ute's success – UPDATE

UPDATE, 12:00pm, 01/04/21: Well done to our readers on uncovering the April Foolishness behind this one. Ford won’t be changing its branding any time soon. The original story can be found below. Following in the footsteps of the expanded Mustang and new Bronco sub-brands overseas, Ford Australia has announced that it will consolidate its line-up under the Ranger moniker...