The first reports about the plans of Ford for the production of smaller and more affordable for the money truck in the United States Dating back to the summer of 2018.
Now, there is evidence from the proven source that the automaker already showed its new large retail dealers at a special event last month.
They say that a small truck, which is now known under the code name 758, will be submitted by the end of 2021, and its starting price is less than $ 20,000 making it at least $ 5000 cheaper than the base version of the Ranger midsize pickup.
The latter is the current most affordable truck company. Ford wants to produce and sell at least 100,000 copies of the new truck in a year, and serial production will be established at the plant in Mexico. According to insiders, the new model was well received during dealer fees.
A small pickup truck would replace the Fiesta model and Focus on the U.S. auto market and will be the most affordable car by Ford, a company that decided to completely remove it from your lineup of cars.
A new truck will be based on the platform of the new Focus, which is available for Europe and will be able to use a 1.5-liter turbocharged petrol engine and a larger 2.0-litre unit. Will also be available eight-speed automatic with torque Converter.
The name of the new entry-level truck remains a mystery. There are rumors that the name will be used Courier, but some reputable publications believe that the automaker might revive the name Ranchero.