BINTULU: The all-new economical and powerful 2.2L XLT 4X4 TDCi (Turbo Diesel Commonrail Direct injection) Diesel engine Ford Ranger was officially launched in Bintulu yesterday.
The soft launching ceremony was held at Sibu Ngu Brothers Motor Services Sdn Bhd showroom at Kemena Land District 6 Mile Bintulu-Sibu Road.
According to its branch manager, Jack Wong, the new model delivers 150PS power and 375Nm torque.
“It offers exceptional fuel consumption from as low as 8.1L/100km and only 203g/km of CO2 emissions.
“The engine uses a Variable Geometry Turbo-Charger Capability to improve performance and optimize fuel efficiency. It delivers all the muscle you need along with big fuel savings.
“It comes with 6-speed manual and auto transmissions with sportmode compared to the old model of 4 and 5 speed transmissions,” he said.
He added that it also has a superb towing ability with up to 3,350kg maximum towing capacity and the all-new Ford Ranger offers serious pulling power.
The all-new Ford Ranger comes with impressive payload capacity of up to 1,341kg with load sensing proportionate valve.
This means fewer trips to do the job.
According to Wong, the all-new For Ranger was built to take on the world, a truck built with no compromise and was tested in the toughest climates and terrains across five continents to ensure its superior durability.
With class-leading water wading level of up to 800mm, Wong said the all-new Ford Ranger will definitely bring a deeper experience than before, adding that bookings were now open.
In terms of practicality and comfort, the new model has over 20 storage areas, big and spacious legroom at 902mm, and remote keyless entry with volumetric burglar alarm with immobiliser.
Ford has gone to great lengths to ensure that the all-new Ford Ranger is not only a capable and good-looking vehicle, but also engineered for safety.
With active and passive safety features, it is engineered to help keep drivers safe and in control.
It obtained ANCAP 5-star safety rating with 4-wheel anti lock braking system, emergency brake assist, electronic brake-force distribution, load sensing proportionate valve, limited slip differential, two airbags and other specifications.
On-the-road price is at RM98,188 (2.2L manual) and RM101.188 (2.2L auto).
Those interested can visit its showroom for a test drive at Kemena Land District 6 Miles Bintulu Sibu Road (N.B Motors building).For enquiries, pelase call its office at 086-318810.