Ford has broadened its Ranger line-up with the introduction of two new off-road-focused models.
The creation of the Wildtrak X and Tremor means that the number of specifications available for the Ranger is now the broadest it has ever been, but they also bring toughened features and better load-carrying options.
Both models receive a ‘substantially’ reworked chassis with upgraded suspension that incorporates Bilstein dampers as standard. Plus, a range of new off-road driver assistance systems means that heading off the beaten track is even easier than before.
The Wildtrak X goes above and beyond the standard Wildtrak with a 26mm boost in ride height and a 30mm wider track, while an uprated power steering system and protective steel bash plate ensure that the Ranger is even more capable off-road. Plus, a new Trail Turn Assist system – which uses the brakes to reduce the truck’s turning radius by 25 per cent – can make navigating tighter spots even easier.
All versions are powered by a 2.0-litre bi-turbo diesel engine, linked to its full-time four-wheel-drive system by a 10-speed automatic gearbox. Both the Wildtrak X and Tremor will be available to order from March 2023, with deliveries expected from August.