Ranger Black Edition makes light work in world’s darkest town

Longyearbyen on the island of Svalbard in the Arctic Circle is shrouded in darkness for 110 days of the year. Sub-zero temperatures and a lack of light make the roads treacherous, but add avalanches, crevasses, glaciers and polar bears and it’s easy to see why there’s real danger for the 2,400 inhabitants as they go […]

Jet-ski champion, inventor, daredevil – record breaker!

Looking like something out of a Sci-Fi blockbuster, Flyboard® Air creator Franky Zapata flew 2,253 metres to smash the world record for the distance travelled by hoverboard Zapata made the incredible flight over the harbour of Sausset-les-Pins, in the south of France, supported by two all-new Ford Ranger Wildtrak pickups.   Taking four years to […]

The secret to fun on the beach? A jetpack!

Watch Flyboard creator Franky Zapata demonstrate how much better a trip to the seaside can be when you remember to pack your jetpack. Franky likes to perform his amazing stunts after rocking up at the coast in our Ranger Wildtrak pickup – perfect for getting to hard-to-reach places, and to shift a hefty bit of […]

Everything you need to know about SUVs

The modern sports utility vehicle (SUV) can trace its roots back to rugged but lightweight vehicles like the WW2-era Willys Jeep developed for military use, and the original post-war Land Rover designed for farmers. The “SUV” of old wouldn’t be suitable for modern families. They were uncomfortable – with a pair of straps instead of […]