Ford responded to an web troll with a robust assertion towards homophobia, making a rainbow and glittery gold-wrapped truck that paraded the streets of Cologne, Germany to have fun Delight Day.
“Very homosexual” is how one web denizen described the brand new Ranger Raptor Particular Version pickup in a touch upon a Ford Europe social media put up. The corporate seen and, in response, took the idea of a really homosexual Ranger Raptor and ran with it. In accordance with Ford, the commenter wrote in response to the reveal, “Effectively… that is a cool automobile! -However that blue coloration could be very Homosexual!! Hey Ford! Paint in BlackNGold or camo!”
The commenter sparked a comeback from Ford. On June 25, the corporate tweeted an animation of the Raptor in its rainbow livery in help of the LGBTQ+ group.
— Ford Europe (@FordEu)
June 25, 2021
However then Ford went one step additional and really constructed a Ranger Raptor in stated livery. Ford took the “black and gold” advice actually, wrapping the truck within the glitziest gold one can think about. Over the gold, a rainbow swirls across the truck, ending with a pink coronary heart on the tailgate.
What Ford has dubbed the Very Homosexual Raptor made its debut on the Christopher Avenue Day parade, a LGBTQ+ celebration in Cologne. By the way, this is not the primary time Ford has participated on the occasion with a rainbow-themed car. In 1997 Ford created a Ka Pickup prototype out of the Ka compact hatch. The idea by no means made it to manufacturing, however it was later repainted in rainbow colours by Ford’s inner GLOBE (Homosexual, Lesbian Or Bi-Sexual Staff) group to be used in Christopher Avenue Day celebrations for a few years.