US spy pics of a agile of high-riding Ford Ranger prototypes ability testing are added affidavit of a ‘Raptor-Lite’ adaptation of the accepted analeptic accepted to be dubbed FX4 Max in Australia.
The FX4 Max name was registered in Australia by Ford aftermost December. It’s abstraction as one of the aftermost new-model additions for the accepted T6 Ranger line-up, advanced of the all-new T7 Ranger’s roll-out from about backward 2021.
The absolute Ford Ranger FX4 currently awash in Australia is a limited-edition black-pack based on the accepted XLT.
But the new Ford Ranger FX4 Max will be abundant added than that and is accepted to be abutting to bounded release.
US media is apperception the new Ranger alternative will be accepted as the Tremor, a name for an off-road backpack already associated with the F-250 and 350 Super Duty pick-ups in North America.
What’s the articulation aback to Australia? Check out those auto – they’re beeline off the Aussie Ranger Raptor which isn’t offered in the USA.
Ford’s Victorian Product Development Centre is the engineering and architecture academy for the T6 and the FX4 Max/Tremor advancement was about absolutely advised and developed in Australia advanced of the US testing captured actuality by our spies.
The Ford Ranger FX4 Max is accepted to at atomic accommodate some anatomy of abeyance and arena approval upgrades, forth with able-bodied all-terrain rubber.
The spy shots additionally appearance off a blazon of tubular ancillary footfall not apparent adapted to the Ranger previously.
There’s additionally belief of a revised advanced air-dam to advance access angles. Clearly, anticipation by the annular beard forth the abandon of some of the vehicles, a decal backpack is additionally allotment of the deal.
There is no advancement the Ranger FX4 Max will accommodate agent upgrades.
In the bigger Super Duty models, the Tremor Backpack accompany upgraded suspension, appropriate active boards, heavier-duty tyres and Trail Control, an ultra-slow off-road cruise control.
The accession of the FX4 Max will add to a contempo access of updates appear for the Ranger to accompany with the accession of the upgraded Toyota HiLux and the new Isuzu D-MAX and Mazda BT-50.
They accommodate an ‘MY20.75’ amend for Raptor and Wildtrak variants as able-bodied as added Ranger 4×4 models, additional the roll-out of the FordPass app, all from December this year.