The new Ford Ranger will receive a unique space tracking systemAugust 2, 2018
Soon in the US market will be an updated medium-tonnage pickup Ford Ranger. In addition to the new design and updated list of available equipment, the car will receive a unique control system for the surrounding space.
At the moment, starting with the XLT and Lariat configuration, the BLIS blind zone monitoring system is included in the standard equipment of each Ford Ranger pickup truck. But already preparing for sale model 2019 model year, which received a number of significant updates. Now the proprietary BLIS system is able to control the surrounding area around the trailer.
For this purpose, additional sensors in the rear lights were installed on the car, which is the best placement. And the sensitivity of the sensors is regulated by the dimensions of the trailer. Thus, the driver is able to set up and memorize up to three different trailers, which will significantly protect truckers on American roads.
Like the standard BLIS system, the Ford Ranger novelty will tell the driver a light signal that there is an unauthorized car on the side of the trailer. This will warn the trucker of the danger of making any maneuver with turns or rebuilding.
In addition to the functionality of the system will remain the ability to control the space near the rear in the transverse spaces. This significantly reduces the possibility of collision with cars when leaving the parking lot in reverse, or making other maneuvers. A set of assistant drivers will also include automatic braking with the detection of pedestrians and monitoring of markup.
Under the hood of the updated off-road pickup, a 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbo engine with a start / stop system and a 10-speed automatic transmission will be installed. There are three sets, and you can still buy an off-road package FX4.