All-new Ford Ranger unveiled in Thailand

  • Will keep existing drivelines
  • Expected autumn 2015
  • SYNC2 media with new screens likely

Ford has finally unveiled the 2015 Ranger at the Bangkok International Motor Show. The new model, which is a facelift and specification upgrade of the current Ford Ranger, is due for market release in late autumn.

The 2.2-litre and 3.2-litre Ford duratorq engines remain for the time being, although they’re likely to be replaced by the new 2-litre Panther engine in time for the Euro-6 emission deadline (September 2016). Fuel consumption will also be reduced thanks to the introduction of stop/start technology.

There will be slight differences between European and Asian models, but it’s expected that the European 2015 Ford Ranger, like the Asian version, will receive new multifunction screens and the SYNC 2 infotainment system.

Bringing the Ranger in-line with the rest of Ford’s CV line up, a hexagonal grille has been fitted and the pointy headlights give a more rugged look. If you’re wanting to buy the current Ford Ranger, it might be worth holding the sale off until official announcements have been made and dealers will then reduce the price of old stock accordingly.