Ford Ranger plug-in hybrid reportedly coming

2022 Ford Ranger spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Ford is in the process of redesigning its Ranger, with the new mid-sizing pickup truck expected to debut afterwards this year as a 2022 product.

Even though we could not see it at the launch, a plug-in hybrid solution is reportedly in the cards for the next Ranger.

Citing a spokesperson for Ford of Europe, Australia’s Car Pro noted previous week that a Ranger capable of driving with zero emissions will be accessible in the European sector by 2024. It is really explained to be component of Ford’s approach introduced previous 7 days to have its European lineup consist purely of plug-in hybrids, battery-electric autos, and other forms of zero-emission able cars by 2026.

2022 Ford Ranger spy photographs – Photograph credit history: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Car Professional expects the Ranger to acquire a plug-in hybrid procedure making use of a 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 as its internal-combustion component. The set up will reportedly be fantastic for about 362 hp and 501 lb-ft of torque.

Considering that the upcoming Ranger will share a system with the Bronco, we could theoretically see the plug-in hybrid setup offered in the SUV as perfectly, ought to the powertrain be presented in the U.S.

As for other powertrains in the upcoming Ranger, the Bronco may well give some clues. The SUV’s present powertrains, a 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 270 hp and a 2.7-liter twin-turbo V-6 with 310 hp, are anticipated to aspect in the subsequent Ranger, with the 2.7-liter twin-turbo V-6 quite possibly dialed for bigger output in a planned Ranger Raptor. Continue to be tuned.