2021 Ford Ranger Tremor Is the Almost Ranger Raptor

A couple of months after Ford announced its factory-backed off-road kit for the Ranger, the Blue Oval is giving fans of its mid-size pickup yet another off-road option. Ford says the new Tremor package is the “most off-road-ready factory-built Ranger ever offered in the U.S.”

The Ranger Tremor is suspended by a set of Fox 2.0 monotube shocks that come with external reservoirs for better cooling and a specially tuned set of front coil springs and rear leaf springs. The Tremor rides on a set of 17-inch black wheels that are wrapped in 32-inch tall Continental General Grabber all-terrain tires. Put all that kit together and the Ranger Tremor has 9.7 inches of ground clearance. That’s still some ways off the likes of the Jeep Gladiator, which offers 10.0 inches of ground clearance on even its base trim.

That said, the Ranger Tremor provides an extra 6.5 inches of extra suspension travel up front and an extra 8.1 inches of wiggle room at the rear relative to its base counterpart. Approach and departure angles measure in at 30.9 and 25.5 degrees, respectively. For reference, a base Gladiator has an approach angle of 40.8 degrees and a departure angle of 25.0 degrees.

Ford notes the Tremor kit maintains the Ranger’s payload and towing numbers of 1,430 and 7,500 pounds. The Ranger Tremor also benefits from six auxiliary switches in the cabin that can be hooked up to accessories like exterior lights, an air compressor, or a winch.

There are also Tremor-specific styling cues: a blacked-out version of the Ranger Lariat’s grille with some red accenting and Tremor decals on the rear three-quarter panels (Tremor is also stitched on to the seats). Additionally, Tremor buyers can opt for a decal package that adds extra panache to the truck’s sills and hood.

The $4,290 Tremor package is available on 2021 Ranger XLT and Lariat trims.

The post 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor Is the Almost Ranger Raptor appeared first on MotorTrend.

Source link




Amazon reportedly downplayed rising injury rates at its warehouses

Amazon fulfillment center warehouse.Getty ImagesInjuries inside Amazon's warehouses continue to be on the rise, despite the company's claims that it has invested tens...

1953 Arno XI Ferrari-powered Hydroplane up for Sale

Meet the 1953 Arno XI, a classic wooden hydroplane powered by one of Ferrari's legendary V-12 Formula 1 engines. This boat's connected directly...

Microsoft launches developer services for calls, chats and SMS

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp.Grant Hindsley | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesMicrosoft on Tuesday announced developer tools for enhancing applications with...

SSC will release a small, cheaper, and less powerful car

Washington-based SSC snagged the top-speed record from Bugatti, but it's not planning to rest on its laurels. It confirmed it will expand its...

Coronavirus live updates: Germany eyes V-shaped recovery; Trump talking less about virus

The coronavirus has infected more than 25.5 million people around the world so far, killing at least 851,000 people. Source link