Photo: Ford Australia
Ford has updated its Australian website with new photos of the upcoming 2011 Ford Ranger "T6" pickup, giving truck buyers Down Under a preview of the Super Cab model.
The Ford Ranger Super Cab pictured here is the two-wheel drive XLT Hi-Rider.
News about the Ranger Super Cab was announced at the Bangkok International Auto Show in Thailand. It's the same show where General Motors provided a sneak preview of its overseas Ranger competitor with the debut of the Chevy Colorado Show Truck -- also in extended cab form.
Ford says the T6 Ranger is the most capable small pickup it has ever built. It will go on sale next year in 188 countries but not the U.S. and Canada.
Three engines will be available, including a 2.2-liter inline-four-cylinder with up to 276 pounds-feet of torque and a 3.2-liter inline-five-cylinder with a robust 346 pounds-feet of torque. There's also a new 2.5-liter Duratec four-cylinder gas engine that Ford says will have more power than its major competitors and is flex-fuel capable.
We'll try to get hi-res copies of these photos in the next few days.