Big changes may be underway. Nick Miotke / Josh Krzywonos / Roadshow
Ford will soon bring a plug-in hybrid pickup to Europe. According to a report from the Australia 's Car Expert On Saturday, Ford of Europe confirmed with the release the automaker's recent push for "Emission-free vehicles in all its range includes the Ranger . The Australians tried to dig a bit for savoir si e The pickup will also be available below, but the Blue Oval has not confirmed anything.
Our attempt to try to extract some information from Ford here in the US was met with the company refusing to comment on the US outlook on truck. However, we do know the Ranger is going to get a big overhaul soon, and it looks like Ford's global push for electrified and electric vehicles is going to be a test on every level, even here in the US. . Ford is in the process of deploy Mustang Mach-E to customers and we will see a fully electric F-150 pickup debut l 'next year. A CThe electrified Ranger mid-size amion isn't hard to imagine.
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With Ford keeping silent on the possibility of a plug-in Ranger here in the US, we'll have to wait and see what happens. However, the report cites anonymous sources who note that the plug-in powertrain will be completely new to Ford. More precisely, it may be a 2.3-liter turbo-four combined with an electric motor and a battery. As is the norm for electrified vehicles, power and torque come in big with 362 horsepower and torque.of 500 lb-ft. those numbers ring true, it'll be a hell of a zero-emission capable Ranger.
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