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2019 Ford Ranger – 5 Hits

What We Liked

Ford got a lot right with the 2019 Ranger.

By SID297

It’s been a couple weeks since the 2019 Ford Ranger was introduced at the 2018 North American International Auto Show, and we’ve had time to digest some of the information presented with it.  I have to say that it is a good looking truck, and I’m really looking forward to getting behind the wheel of one.  While that’s going to be a bit farther down the road, enough time has passed for us absorb the information Ford has provided us thus far.  So here are the Five Hits we here at SVTP see with the 2019 Ford Ranger.

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Introducing the Ford Ranger Raptor

Not For You

Asia/Pacific market gets a Raptor

By SID297

BANGKOK, February 7, 2018 – The first-ever Ranger Raptor, Ford’s new off-road, performance pick-up truck, blasted out from behind its camouflage during an reveal event in Thailand today.

The ultimate Ranger is purposefully designed, built and tested to set a benchmark as the only factory-built performance truck across Asia Pacific. Designed by Ford Performance team for the true enthusiast off-roader, Ford Ranger Raptor strengthens Ford’s commitment to deliver “Built Ford Tough” pickup trucks to customers in Asia Pacific.

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Ford Debuts All-New 2019 Ranger

Power Ranger Turbo

Ford’s smallest truck is all grown-up.

By SID297

DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2018 – Ford today reveals the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger for North America, bringing midsize truck fans a new choice from America’s truck sales leader – one that’s engineered Built Ford Tough and packed with driver-assist technologies to make driving easier whether on- or off-road.

Production begins late this year at Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant as customer demand is growing for midsize trucks. U.S. sales are up 83 percent since 2014 as a new generation of midsize truck buyers seek more maneuverable, fuel-efficient pickups.

The 2019 Ford Ranger answers the call with an all-new midsize pickup featuring a new exterior design, chassis and powertrain developed specifically for North American truck customers. Powerful and strong, with a high-strength steel frame, Ranger is equipped with a proven 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine mated to the only 10-speed automatic transmission in the segment.

The all-new 2019 Ford Ranger for North America brings midsize truck fans a new choice from America’s truck sales leader – one that’s engineered Built Ford Tough and packed with driver-assist technologies to make driving easier whether on- or off-road.

“Ranger has always held a special place in the hearts of truck fans,” said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford executive vice president, Product Development and Purchasing. “The all-new Ranger is designed for today’s midsize truck buyer, delivering even more utility, capability and technology for those who blend city living with more off-the-grid adventures on weekends.”

Ranger comes in entry-level XL, mid-level XLT and high-level Lariat trim series with available Chrome and Sport appearance and FX Off-Road packages, and in SuperCab or SuperCrew cab configurations…

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SVTP EcoBoost Mustang For Sale

Code Orange

Go Home Show for Project Samhain

By SID297

You guys know how this goes, these SVTP project cars very rarely get to be permanent parts of the collection. So now has come the time for Project Samhain, our 2015 EcoBoost Mustang, to find a new home. We have covered the modification of this car from day-one here on SVTP with even more to come in the future. This car has the Performance Pack, Recaros, navigation, Shaker sound system, BLIS, reverse sensors, manual transmission, etc.

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’97 SVT Cobra Turbo Build

Second Chances

Hurt Motor = Build Oportunity.

By SID297

Most don’t know it, but I have a pretty big soft-spot for SN-95 SVT Cobra Mustangs.  As luck would have it, we seems to be going through a small surge in interest in these cars.  I’ve seen several really nice ones popping up a shows recently, and was honored to award the SVTPerformance.com Editor’s Choice Award at the inaugural Ponies in the Smokies show to Jonathan Catapano’s highly modified Orange 1998 Cobra.  So when I saw that SVTP Member SVT GI (“Jason”) was saving an injured ’97 Cobra I took notice.

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