Ford has shown on video how the new Ranger pickup truck is being tested in various climatic and road conditions. So, on the video posted on the channel of the manufacturer on the YouTube network, you can see that sometimes, due to the complexity of the terrain for a normal driver, the test prototype is controlled by a computer.
At test sites and shakers in the state of Michigan, Ford checks the work of the suspension when driving on bumpy roads, the reliability of fastening the components and body of the car. On the Davis dam, with a six-percent slope of the road, the towing capabilities of the pickup truck are estimated, in the desert areas of Australia – outbacks – off-road characteristics of the model.
Presentation of the pickup Ford Ranger of the new generation took place at the Auto Show in Detroit last winter. The model was completed with a 2.3-liter gasoline turbo engine of the EcoBoost family, the characteristics of which have not yet been revealed. In addition, the frame pick-up is equipped with a 10-speed automatic transmission and a system of plug-in all-wheel drive.