KUALA LUMPUR: The new Ford Ranger FX4 was https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3kyOfD5tMOvAIJDweXwAQw in Malaysia today, priced at RM126,888 (on-the-road, without insurance).
Ford distributor Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) said the Ranger FX4 is the first pickup truck in the country to be launched via Facebook and YouTube Live simultaneously.
The Ranger FX4 has a new design mesh grille in Ebony Black, plus 18-inch gloss black rims wrapped in All-Terrain Tyres. The striking bold ‘FX4’ decal and emblem that is set against its muscular exterior provides even more distinction against the other nine Ranger variants.
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The cabin is equipped with leather-accented seats that are embossed with the FX4 logos on the seatbacks.
These complement the contrasting red stitching that has been applied to the gear selector, centre console, instrument panel, centre console, door trims, handbrake and the Ranger’s FX4 steering wheel.
Special FX4- branded carpet mats finish its interior enhancements, retaining the Ranger’s premium and comfortable car-like interior.
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Targeted at customers who want to blend city living with off-the-grid adventures over tough terrain on weekends, the Ranger FX4 features the proven Duratorq 2.2L turbodiesel engine with a six-speed automatic transmission, capable of delivering 160 PS and peak torque of 385Nm.
The truck is also packed with smart technologies and safety features including an eight-inch touchscreen display, SYNC® multimedia system with reversing camera, shift-on-the-fly 4x4, rain-sensing wipers, Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS), daytime running lights and headlights for better visibility.
It also comes with two airbags, Limited Slip Differential, Hill Descent Control, Hill Launch Assist, Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) and Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), ISOFIX child seat mounts, Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control, Rollover Mitigation, Trailer Sway Control and Adaptive Load Control.
To celebrate the launch, the first 150 customers nationwide who buy the Ranger FX4 will receive the following complimentary accessories worth RM5,398:
> Free accessories including a matte black sports bar and executive window tinting;
> Free in-built Digital Video Recorder (DVR) that offers a range of smart and safety functions including high-definition (HD) recording, wide-angle viewing, night view recording and Mobile App connect via Hotspot. It also comes with 8GB memory card.
The Ranger FX4 is offered with a manufacturer’s warranty of three years or up to 100,000km, whichever comes first. It is available in three colours – Meteor Grey, Absolute Black and Artic White.
Customers who have a purchase enquiry and want to be the first 150 to take advantage of the free accessories can WhatsApp the Ford Digital Salesperson at +6019-204 1200 from 9am – 4pm, Monday – Friday, excluding public holidays.
Through this dedicated channel, customers can be linked with an authorised Ford salesperson at a dealership located nearest to them. This will allow customers to transact at their own convenience and pay the deposit for their vehicle wherever they are.
Visit www.sdacford.com.my for more information.