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2022 Next-Gen Everest Specs

May 4, 2022

Ford Australia has confirmed specifications of its hotly anticipated Everest. The Ranger-based SUV will be offered from launch with the choice of 3.0-litre V6 or 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engines with 184kW/600Nm and 154kW/500Nm respectively. Both will be paired to Ford’s 10R80 10-speed automatic transmission with two- and four-wheel drive configurations available within the line-up. Four grades: Ambiente, Trend, Sport and Platinum will be offered, with all available in 4WD format. Ambiente and Trend variants will...

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Ford F-150 confirmed for Australia

April 1, 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 Everest Reveal

March 15, 2022

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 massive upgrade in cabin...

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New Ford Ranger Raptor

February 24, 2022

NEW FORD RANGER RAPTOR GOES FROM FAST TO GOBSMACKING WITH ALMOST TWICE THE POWER AND A HUGE SUSPENSION UPGRADE Launched in 2018, the original Ford Ranger Raptor turned out to be one of the great automotive highlights of recent years. The Aussie-developed high-performance dual-cab displayed on- and off-road capability that simply embarrassed standard utes. But for some people that wasn’t enough and Ford Performance heard their cries. Enter the new Raptor with a 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 petrol...

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New Ford Ranger clever 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 Teaser

January 6, 2022

FORD’S NEW-GENERATION UTE-BASED SEVEN-SEAT 4×4 OFF-ROADER TO INHERIT RANGER TECH AND MORE 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...

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Introducing the Next-Gen Ranger

November 25, 2021

This week Ford revealed to the world the smartest, most versatile and most capable Ranger ever – delivering an even more iconic pick-up for Fords customers. The Next-Gen Ranger has been designed here in Australia using ‘human centred design’ philosophy and Ford’s Built Ford Tough DNA. Our designers and engineers conducted more than 5,000 interviews and dozens of immersive customer workshops to understand how customers used their pick-ups and what they wanted in the new...

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Next-Gen Ford Ranger countdown begins

November 2, 2021

FIRST UNDISGUISED LOOK AT NEXT-GENERATION DUAL-CAB 4×4 UTE COMES THREE WEEKS AHEAD OF WORLD PREMIERE The next-generation Ford Ranger will make its world debut in a little over three weeks on November 24 at 18:00pm, Ford has announced. At the same time, the Blue Oval brand has provided our first look at an undisguised 2022 Ford Ranger, with this latest teaser image and video clearly showing the new dual-cab 4×4 ute’s fresh front-end design. As...

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Next-Gen Ford Ranger

October 27, 2021

FORD has detailed the grueling testing regime undergone by its upcoming Ranger as part of an on-going teaser campaign ahead of the model’s launch at the of the year. The blue oval says Australian input has been an imperative part of the ‘T7’ Ranger’s development, and that local engineers pulled no punches in ensuring the ute is not only capable and customer ready, but that it also meets Ford’s stringent quality, reliability, and durability standards....

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Ford E-Transit Coming 2022

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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