The following-generation of Ford’s common ute has been spied testing within the US.

Certainly one of North America’s largest motoring web sites has revealed what are believed to be the first spy photographs of a 2021 Ford Ranger take a look at mule.

Photographs revealed on the web site present the Ranger dual-cab ute with LED headlights and tail-lights, along with an extended exhaust pipe extra akin to these seen on bigger Ford F-Sequence pick-ups.

The automobile is carrying a heavy camouflage, which might point out it’s nonetheless at the very least 6-12 months away from showrooms.

The 2021 Ford Ranger is because of be unveiled within the coming months earlier than going into manufacturing in some international locations by the tip of this 12 months.

Ford has remained tight-lipped concerning the 2021 Ford Ranger, nonetheless CarAdvice revealed artist impressions final 12 months (beneath) based mostly on an undisguised design examine caught on digicam in Australia and revealed by Wheels Journal.

The Blue Oval is but to substantiate what engines will energy the brand new Ranger line-up, nonetheless CarAdvice understands there can be a alternative of a 2.0-litre single-turbo diesel, 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel, and three.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 energy.

There’s additionally unconfirmed hypothesis that the brand new mannequin may spawn a Ranger Raptor variant for the US, powered by a high-output turbo petrol V6. Nonetheless, the Australian model of the next-generation Ford Ranger Raptor may very well be powered by a 3.0-litre turbo diesel V6, attributable to Australian clients’ desire for that gas.

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Within the meantime, Ford is constant to push the current-generation Ranger with drive-away offers and limited-edition fashions.

The Ford Ranger FX4 Max – which adopts the Ranger Raptor’s off-road tyres and suspension, however has a 3500kg towing capability – arrived into showrooms in December 2020, whereas the Ranger Wildtrak X can be out there within the the primary quarter of 2021.

Beneath: The present 2021 Ford Ranger XLT