SEMA rolls around each October, and we always get excited about the slick cars and trucks that will be at the show. Ford has unveiled some details about each of the Ford Ranger trucks and several Transit vans that will be on display. One of the Ford Ranger trucks is the Hellwig 2019 Ford Ranger seen here.
The truck aims at the outdoor enthusiast who wants to be sustainable. Rather than using the Ford Performance Parts leveling kit that many of the Ranger trucks at SEMA are relying on, the Hellwig Ford Ranger rolls on a 3.5-inch Icon suspension lift. It has 17-inch Icon compression wheels and Falken tires.
It’s not clear what size those Falken tires are, but they look big. The lift and meaty tires give the Ranger a muscular look. The Ranger also has Hellwig sway bars, Ford Performance cat-back exhaust, a rear diff cover, and a recovery kit. Addictive Desert Designs rock sliders and bumpers protect the truck.
Hellwig fitted the truck with an ARB jack and Bushwhacker fender flares. A Goal Zero solar power device helps to reduce the user’s carbon footprint and gives power when in remote locations. Since the truck is aimed at overlanding, it has a Tepui hard shell tent on top of a rack in the bed of the truck.
A bed slide provides a Trail Kitchens stove, and Hellwig fitted the truck with a DC Safety first-aid and roadside assistance kit. The only image of the truck is the rendering seen here; we hope more details surface when SEMA kicks off. It looks as if there is a bike rack on the rear of the truck. Hellwig’s truck looks much more rugged than the Ford Performance Ranger we talked about.