The Blue Oval’s firm confirms that its new Ford Ranger has become the most versatile pick-up in history, And in order to make this vehicle appeal to the widest possible number of customers across the globe, they have sought to launch a range of original accessories to enhance this exceptional functionality. The first of these is called the Flexible Rack System and it won’t be long before it becomes available in Australia.,
This flexible rack system is made for the new Ford Ranger This is an arch that has the ability to slide along some of the rails located on the inner sides of the rear box., This bow can be held in five different positions to adapt to the length of the load we put on it. However, when its use is not required, it can be upgraded until it is attached to the rear of its body, further optimizing the aerodynamics and aesthetics of the pick-up.
Initially it will be offered on Ford Rangers sold in Australia.
Ford Australia says it talked to previous generation Ford Ranger owners to develop this new one. and that enabled them to use their pick-up exactly, That’s how they came up with the flexible rack system solution.
“We learned from our customers that they loaded things like canoes into the cargo box and then hooked them up against the Sport Rim before lowering them down. It was cumbersome and meant the cargo box couldn’t really be used to store anything else the customer wanted to carry with them,” explained Ford Ranger Application Specialist Danny Trentin. “When it comes to transporting long items We’ve heard your frustrations too when it comes to storage. With a dynamic load limit of 80kg, the flexible shelving system puts an end to those frustrations.
This flexible rack system of Ford Ranger supports up to 80 kg
This flexible rack system is specially designed for the new Ford Ranger It was designed to be operated quickly by one person., Said bow slides on side rails and features a system of four bearings set at 37-degree angles, retractable stabilizers and hooks to ensure that it does not move when the bow is locked.
The Blue Oval’s firm tested this flexible rack system extensively at its development center to make sure nothing could go wrong. There he verified that the system could easily support loads of up to 80 kg, regardless of whether this pick-up was driven on asphalt or not,
Available for Ford Rangers next year
Kin Tribhuvan, Senior Special Vehicle Engineering Engineer, said, “Part of our durability testing involved our infamous Silver Creek Road test track, which is so bumpy that we used a self-driving robot to complete this phase of the test. ” “The flexible rack system was tested under full load and completed 77 races on the track, passing with good marks. It completed 400 runs without load.
At the moment, what has not been revealed is the cost of this flexible rack system in Australia, which If they have confirmed that it will reach their dealerships from next year,