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2022 Ford Everest to get V6 turbo diesel power

Ford is expected to answer the call for more power in the booming four-wheel-drive wagon segment, with a V6 turbo diesel that previously powered the Ford F-Series pick-up likely to be available as an option on the new generation Ford Everest from next year...

2022 Ford Ranger XL Single Cab spy photos

The next-generation 2022 Ford Ranger has been spied testing once again, this time in entry-level XL Single Cab guise. Following video of Ranger Super Cab prototypes being tested by Ford Australia engineers in southern NSW in April, our spy photography partners snapped the Single Cab body style touring US roads for the first time – with the circa-16-inch steel wheels worn by the prototype indicating it is an entry-level, work-focused XL variant...

VFACTS May 2021: Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max take out the Top Four, drive record ute sales 

Australia’s love affair with utes has hit a new milestone, accounting for approximately one in four of every new vehicle sold last month. Three utes – the Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max – filled the Top Four sales positions in May 2021 as buyers prepare to holiday at home amid international travel restrictions, and tradies tool up for the constriction boom...

The Ford Ranger Raptor commercial that will never be shown in Australia

It came as something of a surprise that the Ford Ranger is the best-selling ute in Europe, a market not well known for its pick-up truck culture. So when Ford of Europe recently released the Ford Ranger Raptor Special Edition, it was only fitting it did so with ‘bad-ass’ advertising campaign...

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 Drive Car of the Year – Best Off-Road Vehicle

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Off-Road Vehicle Finalists: Ford Ranger Raptor Jeep Gladiator Land Rover Defender RAM 1500 Warlock And while these three contenders are all guilty as charged, they go about their own respective business in very different ways...

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...