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Ford Ranger competes at Dakar

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Lucio Alvarez
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Ronnie Graue
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Chris Visser
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Japie Badenhorst

VEHICLE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS info

VEHICLE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

 

Base Vehicle Ford Ranger 4x4 Double Cab
Regulations FIA / ASO T1
Engine  Ford Aluminum 5.0L-4V V8 with Twin Independent Variable Cam Timing
Engine Management           Magneti Marelli
Power  260 kW @ 4 500 r/min
Torque 560 Nm @ 4 100 r/min
Rev limit  5 500 r/min
Body Full Composite
Suspension

Independent Front and Rear

Twin BOS Dampers/Wheel

Antiroll Bar Rear

Brakes

Brembo Water Cooled Rear

Brembo Air Cooled Front

Fuel Cell 500 litres
Gearbox Sadev 6-Speed Sequential, permanent 4-wheel drive
Cabin Air conditioned
Differential LSD Unit Front and Rear
Steering Sadev
Internal Electronics GEMS
Driveline GKN
Drive wheels 16-inch Evocorse rims fitted with 245/85-16 Michelin tyres
Top speed 170 km/h

Team Ford Racing key personnel

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Neil Woolridge
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Scott Abraham

The Team Ford Racing crew behind the 2014 Dakar Rally campaign represents vast experience in cross country racing, both on the Dakar Rally and in the domestic and international motorsport arenas.
The crew comprises 26 people with 10 nationalities, most of whom have participated in cross country, world rally and numerous other forms of motor racing in various roles.