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Ford F-150 confirmed for Australia

March 31, 2022

Factory-backed full-size Ford F-150 pick-up on sale by mid-2023 under local remanufacturing program The hulking Ford F-150 is officially returning to Australia next year under a factory-backed local remanufacturing program that will convert the iconic US-built full-size pick-up truck to right-hand drive. The news confirms months of rumours that Ford was preparing a local conversion program for the world’s top-selling ute in an effort to get in on the fast-growing and lucrative US pick-up market Down Under. The...

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Next-Gen Ranger Product Details Revealed

March 25, 2022

Ford Australia has released feature and model range details for the upcoming Next-Gen Ranger – including power and torque outputs for all engines – but prices are not due to be announced until closer to launch. As reported late last year, five Ranger variants will be available at launch – with the hardcore Raptor to follow towards the end of the year – offering the option of turbo-diesel V6 power on higher grades, and standard active safety technology....

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Next-Gen Everest Annouced

March 15, 2022

THE NEXT-GEN EVEREST HAS TOUGHER LOOKS AND MORE CAPABILITY A fundamentally overhauled new-generation Ford Everest has made its global debut clothed in butch sheet-metal and powered by a benchmark 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel engine. Like the outgoing model, the new Everest is an Aussie-developed member of Ford’s versatile T6 family, along with the incoming new-generation Ford Ranger ute with which it shares a significant amount of specification including the front two-thirds of its ladder frame, drivelines and a...

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Next-Gen Ford Ranger Raptor

February 24, 2022

The faster, more powerful, and even more hardcore second-generation Ford Ranger Raptor has been revealed in full, as the Blue Oval seeks to shore up its dominance in the performance pickup market. The headline news is a radically different engine: a 3.0-litre twin-turbo petrol V6 offering nearly twice the power as the outgoing diesel, and an exhaust system with variable valves for different sounds depending on driving mode. Ford also claims to have made this iteration even better at...

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Next-Gen Ranger storage and lighting solutions

February 10, 2022

NEXT-GENERATION RANGER DRIP-FEED CONTINUES AHEAD OF ITS MID-2022 AUSTRALIAN LAUNCH Ford has revealed some of the more utilitarian details about the highly-anticipated new 2022 Ford Ranger. Ahead of the all-new Australian-developed ute range’s local release by June, Ford says the next-generation ‘T6.2’ Ranger will go “all-out with a wider cargo box packed with features and opportunities to transform the space”. With a body that’s 50mm wider than before, the new Ranger’s tub will accommodate a standard European...

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New Ford Everest 2022

January 6, 2022

FORD’S NEW-GENERATION EVEREST Just as night follows day, the second-generation 2022 Ford Everest that’s based on the incoming Australian-developed Ford Ranger has been officially previewed as it enters the final stages of testing ahead of its global reveal in early 2022. Disguised in what the Blue Oval brand calls “digitised camouflage”, the design of the new-gen Ford Everest predictably draws inspiration from the 2022 Ford Ranger on which it’s based, featuring a similarly “tough dominating front-end” with a more...

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New Ford Ranger: World debut

November 25, 2021

2022 Aussie-developed dual-cab ute emerges with V6 diesel, high-tech cabin and bold new looks The new-generation Australian-developed 2022 Ford Ranger will be launched in mid-2022 with a fundamentally overhauled technical package including a flagship 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine, a bold new exterior and a flashy high-tech interior. The replacement for Australia’s top-selling 4×4 ute broke cover in a co-ordinated global reveal this week, where basic details of the new vehicle were announced. At its launch event, Ford confirmed...

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Next-Generation Ford Ranger countdown begins

November 2, 2021

FORD Australia has announced that it will reveal the next-generation Ranger on November 24, 2021. The company says it has “reimagined, redesigned and reengineered the Ranger to be the smartest, most versatile and most capable Ranger ever”. Ford says the Ranger will sell into more than 180 markets around the world, the final design a result of more than 5000 interviews conducted with owners in dozens of workshops across the globe. The company’s engineers said...

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Next-Gen Ranger

October 27, 2021

When it comes to testing the next-generation Ranger’s toughness and durability, Ford Australia’s team of development engineers doesn’t pull any punches. After all, they need to deliver a truly global pick up that is up for the challenge across 180 markets.  Built from the ground up to be the toughest, smartest, most versatile and most capable Ranger ever, next-gen Ranger is being subjected to more physical and virtual testing than ever before. “Every part of...

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2022 Ford E-Transit

October 7, 2021

Ford’s first electric vehicle in Australia will be the E-Transit van, due next year – with more electric and hybrid models due over the coming years. Ford Australia has confirmed it will launch its first electric vehicle in Australia mid-next year, the 2022 Ford E-Transit van. Slated for a local launch in mid-2022, the E-Transit will launch in Australia in rear-wheel-drive, long-wheelbase 420L guise – with prices are yet to be confirmed. Powering the van is a 198kW/430Nm electric motor driving...

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