The comeback of the Ranchero pickup truck is spreading around the web speedily. From the latest reports, the upcoming 2021 Ford Ranchero will introduce plenty of novelties. The huge comeback could happen at the beginning of the next year, according to a reliable source.
The brand new Ranchero will be a mix of different vehicles from this famous manufacturer. With that, we mean that it will borrow plenty of cues from the famous Mustang muscular model. Recently, some photos of the Ranchero appears and the new model will introduce the same design language as many Blue Oval models.
2021 Ford Ranchero Outside Refreshments
As you may know, Ranchero pickup was a really famous nameplate in the world. This model was popular back in the 60s and 70s. However, things have changed and the upcoming 2021 Ford Ranchero will surely introduce a more attractive look and plenty of features. Ford will definitely use the same unibody platform CD6 that underpins a new Explorer SUV.
As you may know, the same platform also underpins the famous Mustang muscle-car and Ranchero will borrow many cues from this model. However, design and dimensions will be different compared to the Ford Mustang. Ranchero will wear a company’s famous design language and it will be available in a single cab layout. From many speculations, the later model may also get a double cab variant.
Seating Capacity and Design Inside
The upcoming 2021 Ford Ranchero will continue to offer the same traditional cabin as before. However, this time there will be plenty of novelties inside. With that, we mean that cabin will look more modern and luxurious. Moreover, because this model comes in a single cab configuration, for now, there is a single row of seats. According to many speculations, there is an enormous possibility that this model will introduce the second row of seats, which means that it will be available in a double cab version.
That means the latest Ranchero will offer a more roomy cabin and five-passenger seating configuration. Also, expect inside more upscale materials and Ford’s latest high-tech amenities like vertically-oriented touchscreen with a digital instrument cluster. Besides, Ford will offer at least four trim levels.
2021 Ford Ranchero Engine Rumors
The brand-new 2021 Ford Ranchero is the pickup truck that will most likely use some of the existing Blue Ovals EcoBoost turbocharged engines. From many speculations, the upcoming Ford Ranchero will ride on a reliable 2.3-liter turbo-four that produces over 300 horsepower. The next possibilities or to say candidates are engines 2.7-liter and 3.5-liter V6. All engines will use the same new 10-speed automatic transmission.
Furthermore, the hybrid version is another possibility. According to some gossip, this model could arrive one year after the release of this iconic pickup. So, we can expect this model sometime in 2022. Overall, we are still waiting for more information regarding the exact details about powertrains and their outputs.
2021 Ford Ranchero Price and Release Date
The recent renderings of 2021 Ford Ranchero reveal attractive styling and numerous upgrades. This model will start at about $30,000 for the base model. Higher trims will add more premium elements and you can expect range-topping trim to touch $50,000 mark. As you probably know, the Ranchero model was a very popular nameplate in South Africa, Australia, and the United States. This model is one of the biggest threats to Chevy El Camino that will also make its comeback next year.