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  • Next Gen Ranger Raptor First Drive

    August 11, 2022

    AN EARLY LOOK AT THE MOST-ANTICIPATED UTE OF THE YEAR REVEALS THE NEXT GEN RANGER RAPTOR PICK-UP IS AT HOME WHEN PUSHED IN EXTREME CONDITIONS. Two removable covers in the lower bumper of the Ford Next Gen Ranger Raptor give an insight into the tough truck’s capability. Stamped with “remove before flight”, they’re proof the pinnacle of the new Ranger line-up is designed to make you smile – and that it may not always have its wheels on...

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    4×4 SUV or 4×4 UTE

    July 18, 2022

    Should I buy a 4×4 SUV or a 4X4 Ute? So, you like going on adventures beyond the bitumen, but you don’t have the finances to afford a dedicated holiday vehicle. What’s the right steed for you that combines weekday practicalities with weekend escapes: A dual-cab ute with four-wheel drive or an offroad wagon with four-wheel drive? Dual-cab utes are hugely popular. Three of the five best-selling vehicles in Australia are dual-cab 4x4s. Six of...

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    2024 Ford E-Transit Custom electric van revealed

    July 5, 2022

    The electric version of the next Ford Transit Custom van has been unveiled – but it’s not due in Australian showrooms until 2024. The next-generation 2024 Ford Transit Custom van has been revealed in all-electric E-Transit Custom guise – though first arrivals in Australian showrooms are not due until sometime in 2024. The next Transit Custom mid-sized van will be offered with conventional diesel power – or, in a first for the nameplate, an all-electric...

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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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