Thai auto aftermarket specialists tend to surprise us with curious preparations based on the Ford ranger. While the signature of the blue oval prepares the new generation of the pick up, Wat Ford delights us with a brutal custom body package for the Mustang-inspired Ranger.
The company has not disclosed the cost of its set-up, but judging by the modifications it does not look cheap. In addition, their official Facebook page reveals that they are able to fit the Ford Ranger to practically any specification desired by its owners. Of course, for reasons like this sometimes I wouldn’t mind living in Thailand.
Wat Ford’s Ford Ranger is a cult object
On an aesthetic level, the Wat Ford Ranger benefits from a new front bumper that mimics the styling of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. Aftermarket LED headlights, horse emblem grille, bumper inlets shape, splitter, and white stripes make the Ranger look racetrack ready.
Custom build also features flared fenders, matte black taillights, black Force Off-Road rims shod with off-road rubbers and what appears to be an upgrade to the air suspension. What you won’t see is an aggressive rear bumper, but luckily a custom exhaust with dual pipes is not lacking.
We do not know what is hidden under the hood, but we do know that the base is a Ford Ranger with 2.2-liter Duratorq TDCi engine. As standard it develops 160 hp (118 kW) and 385 Nm of torque that sends all the power to the rear axle through a six-speed manual gearbox. Of course, a slight overdose of power up to 300 hp would not hurt him at all …