Ford Ranger, the new Platinum version arrives


Ford presented the Platinum version of the new Ranger. It is a variant of the pickup defined as "premium" by the manufacturer. A model that therefore goes to position itself at the top of the range of the new pickup generation, offering dedicated internal and external details and finishes. The new Ranger Platinum is; already available for order in Europe. The start of production of the new model is scheduled for March 2023, with first deliveries starting in late spring next year. Prices for the Italian market not yet communicated.


The Platinum version of the new Ford Ranger is the new Ford Ranger. available exclusively in the double cab version and can be recognized by the new grille and the new chrome finish for the external elements. Furthermore, we find 20-inch alloy wheels with polished ebony details. In addition to all this, the soft-close tailgate, tinted windows and daytime running lights inside the Matrix LED headlights stand out. Roof bars are standard.

Speaking of the cockpit, the Platinum version can count on perforated and quilted leather seats with 10-way electric adjustment, heating and cooling functions and elegant contrast stitching. Not even a lot of technology is missing, starting with the presence of two 12-inch screens: the first for the instruments and the second for the SYNC 4 infotainment system. There are also OTA updates.

The Ranger Platinum is also equipped with an eight-speaker B&O sound system and wireless device charging. As regards, however, the engine, this version is; offered only with the 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel capable of delivering 240 HP with 600 Nm of torque. Powertrain mated to Ford 10-speed automatic transmission with adaptive shift programming and redesigned mounts to reduce noise and vibration. Traction is; integral, while the ability to towing capacity reaches 3,500 kg.

On the safety side, as far as the ADAS equipment is concerned, in addition to the advanced driving assistance systems present on the Ranger Wildtrak, the Platinum version is; also equipped as standard with Active Park Assist with Park Out Assist, Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Coverage, Lane Change Warning & Aid and a 360° camera.

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