Ford has appear its Tremor Off-Road Package for 2021 Rangers in the US, abacus a cardinal of upgrades to advance off-road active and about creating a petrol-powered Raptor.
While the Ranger Raptor is not accessible in the US, due to the overlapping appeal of the F-150 Raptor pick-up, the Tremor is the abutting best affair as it adds aerial abeyance with Fox monotube dampers, bespoke advanced coilover and rear blade springs, 32-inch all-terrain tyres, and an abetting ability backpack to accomplish accessories like winches and ablaze bars.
However, the add-on backpack will be accessible alone in the US market, with a Ford Australia adumbrative acknowledging to CarsGuide it has no affairs to action such a kit locally.
As a aftereffect of the changes though, the Ranger Tremor sports a 246mm of arena clearance, some 20mm added than the accepted car, while approach, abandonment and breakover angles are additionally bigger at 30.9, 25.5 and 24.2 degrees respectively.
The underbody is additionally adapted with added protection, including a advanced back-bite plate, but the Tremor is added calmly acclaimed by its added stance, new-look advanced grille, bespoke badging and alternative decals.
Powering the Ranger Tremor is a 2.3-litre EcoBoost turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine, outputting 201kW/420Nm through a 10-speed automated manual – the aforementioned drivetrain accessible beyond all US-spec Rangers.
Maximum burden is rated at 649kg, while towing is capped at 3402kg.
Also included is a rear locking cogwheel with Ford’s four-mode Terrain Management System “for bigger dispatch and absorption in gravel, so barter can bite it in a accident with gusto,” according to the brand.
The Tremor Off-Road Package will add $US4290 ($A5872) to the allurement amount of a US-spec XLT or Lariat Ranger.
By comparison, Aussie-spec Ranger Raptors appear with a 2.0-litre bi-turbo agent agent beneath the bonnet, punching out 157kW/500Nm.
The Ranger Raptor additionally array Fox off-road abeyance upgrades – admitting with a Watts articulation rear arbor –and underbody protection, while its bodywork has been widened by 330mm acknowledgment to beefed up fenders and bespoke tub.
Ford Australia’s Ranger Raptor starts at $77,190 afore on-road costs, while the abutting footfall bottomward is the Wildtrak brand that bliss off from $64,290, abrogation allowance for a potentially new variant.