01.09.2017 | COLOGNE, Germany
Exclusive New Ford Ranger Black Edition Pickup to Make Debut at Frankfurt Motor Show
- New Ford Ranger Black Edition pickup to make first appearance at Frankfurt Motor Show
- Striking de-chromed exterior with black detailing; just 2,500 units to be produced
- Ford Ranger is Europe’s No.1 selling pickup, with sales up 12.1 per cent year over year
Ford is launching the exclusive new Ranger Black Edition at the Frankfurt Motor Show, offering customers of Europe’s No.1 selling pickup a distinctive new version with a striking colour-coded appearance.
The Black Edition model is based on the popular Limited series, and features a de-chromed body in Absolute Black with a black finish for the radiator grille, alloy wheels, sports bar and exterior detailing. Offered in Double Cab bodystyle only, the production run will be restricted to just 2,500 units, and vehicles are available to order from Ford dealers now.
The Ranger Black Edition standard equipment specification includes satellite navigation, front parking sensors and rear view camera, adding to the Limited series features such as Ford SYNC 3 multimedia system with 8-inch touchscreen, dual-zone electronic climate control, leather seat trim, and power-folding, heated door mirrors.
“Ranger customers appreciate the vehicle’s tough, go-anywhere capability and its rugged good looks, and we expect this attractive new limited series to be snapped up within weeks,” said Hans Schep, general manager, Commercial Vehicles, Ford of Europe.
Ford Ranger is Europe’s top selling pickup with sales of 23,100 for July 2017 year-to-date*, an increase of 12.1 per cent over the prior year, and marking the best year for Ranger since launch.
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* Ford of Europe reports its sales for the 20 European traditional markets where it is represented through National Sales Companies. They are Austria, Belgium, Britain, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland