For those who consider the Ranger Raptor too much of a hustle, Ford launched another special edition of the Ranger. This one is not dedicated to off-road experiences. It is dedicated to those who want a sporty pick-up.

The new Ranger MS-RT combines a motorsport-inspired appearance with a premium specification and unique, hand-finished detailing, offering customers a high-end, street-focused version of Europe’s best-selling pick-up.

The new vehicle is derived from the Ranger Wildtrak, sharing its generous equipment list and one-tonne payload. Ranger MS-RT will be available at Ford dealers from summer 2021.

Ranger MS-RT’s unique exterior includes a hand-built front fascia featuring a honeycomb carbon fibre-effect grille and integrated fog lights. The striking side profile adds to the sporty character while 20-inch OZ Racing alloy wheels, extended wheel arches and sculpted side skirts create a purposeful stance. Frozen White, Sea Grey or Agate Black paints emphasise the imposing styling, embellished by carbon fibre-effect mirror caps, an aerodynamic load bar and MS‑RT badges.

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Ford’s range-topping Bi-turbo 213PS 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine is fitted with the advanced 10‑speed automatic transmission shared with the Ford Mustang sports car, the powertrain delivers 213PS and 500Nm of torque to move payloads of up to 1,098kg and a towing weight of 3,500kg. Ranger’s selectable four-wheel drive system is retained for optimum traction off-road, while a Maxhaust app-controlled soundbox is available as a dealer-fit option for customers desiring a sporty soundtrack.