Through their social networks The guys at Blue Oval have announced the arrival of the most efficient Ford Ranger ever. However, this version that we will see tomorrow will not follow in the footsteps of the sensational Ford F-150 Lightning and become a 100% electric pickup, but will technically be positioned one step below. And everything indicates that we will meet a plug-in hybrid version which the American house will offer worldwide.
As you know, the latest generation of Ford Ranger was launched back in November 2021 with petrol and diesel engines. However, From the beginning of development it was clear that there would be a heavily electrified version in the future, as its platform was developed with this goal in mind. The best part is that not only will the Ford Ranger have a plug-in hybrid version, but its soulmate, the Volkswagen Amarok, will also offer it in the not too distant future.
If there is a plug-in hybrid Ford Ranger, there will be a carbon copy of the Amarok
Rumor has it that there will be this plug-in hybrid Ford Ranger a 2.3 EcoBoost heart with four cylinders, an electric motor and a large lithium-ion battery. As you can imagine, the company with the blue oval keeps every single detail of all these components strictly secret, just as it is not known which automatic transmission will be installed and whether it will come with the rear axle drive or with all-wheel drive. Apart from these rumors, there are others that suggest that it is an efficient and powerful mechanic This means that this pick-up receives the “0 emissions” badge from the DGT will also be used under the hood of the Ford Bronco, with which it also shares some of its DNA.
In addition to landing in the Antipodes and the United States, We will also see the next plug-in hybrid Ford Ranger in Europe. And in a few hours we will know every single detail of this version that will lead to a truly efficient variant.