Ford Ranger EcoBoost 1.6l plug in Hybrid
How about a light weight 1/4 ton truck useing the exsisting ecoboost 1.6l engine and if possible make it plug in hybrid. That would open a huge commercial fleet sales for manicipalitys and industrys wanting to go green. And have a really basic base model. Like just a 1.6l ecoboost and a Manual transmission 2WD. The problem with this will be education for the market. Todays buyer has been brainwashed in to buying a 500 hp 4x4 4 door 8 foot high box truck, just to haul there golden retever to the coffee shop and back. If your an engineer for ford trucks reading this I challenge you to shovel dirt into the back of the raptor by hand! go ahead try it! go dig a hole and put the dirt in the back of the truck in the box. Cause back in the day when trucks were used to work, people did that! But I'm no market specaist, I cant even spell! But if there is a lot of people out there wanting insane power in there trucks then make one like the mclaren P1.
By: Clayton F.
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Kelly S I would buy a basic 4x4 version without a thought.
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