For gearheads coming of age within the Nineties, the Ford Ranger Splash was the sport truck to have. As a trim stage on the Ford Ranger compact pickup truck, Splash fashions got here with a barely lowered suspension, particular styling accents, and vibrant paint colours.
And if our highschool parking zone was any indication, we expect Ford bought about 863 zillion of those over the span of the last decade.
So once we heard Ford was bringing again the Splash trim on the fourth-gen Ranger, we spit Jolt Cola throughout our keyboard, grabbed our Weapons n’ Roses cassettes, and began planning to cruise the mall parking zone.
The 2022 Ford Ranger Splash
For 2022, the Splash is as soon as once more a trim stage on the Ford Ranger. Upon its preliminary launch, the Splash trim consists of an eye-popping orange and black paint/graphics combo and black matte wheels, together with particular seats that characteristic contrasting stitching and what Ford calls “carbon grain tuxedo stripes.”
However! Ford additionally reveals that just a few extra Splash Restricted Editions might be popping out after the orange one pictured right here. First off is a Snow Version that we must be seeing within the subsequent few months.
For now, it seems to be just like the Ranger Splash is strictly an look package deal, and doesn’t embrace any efficiency upgrades, although nostalgia means we’d like to have it in a five-speed stick—we’re not holding our breath, although.
You may mix the Ranger Splash with the FX2 or FX4 off-road packages nevertheless, in the event you plan to hit the paths.
Having a look at this Ford Ranger Splash, we see orange grille nostrils, particular gloss black accents entrance and rear, and rad “Hockey Stick” striping that echoes the legendary 1969 Mustang Boss 302. It additionally comes commonplace with these fly 18 inch matte black wheels.
Ford says the Splash package deal is out there on the SuperCrew Rangers optioned with both XLT or Lariat trims. You’ll begin seeing these particular version Rangers arrive on seller heaps by the top of the 12 months—so there’s sufficient time so that you can dig out your Hypercolor shirts and acid-washed denims.