Several years after it first appeared in concept form, the 2022 Ford Ranger Black was officially revealed last week in Brazil. At that time, Ford said that the first 100 examples of the Ranger Black would come with a special accessory kit consisting of a bed liner, electric tonneau cover, and a storage rack, valued at R $10,000 ($1,734 USD). That, along with the Ford Ranger Black itself, must have proven to be an irresistible offer, as the first 100 units of the pickup sold out in less than one day.
“This sales speed at Ranger Black represents a very promising start, showing that it is the right product with the right positioning,” said Antônio Freitas, Ford’s Pickup Marketing manager. “Customers have recognized that it has attractive content and excellent value for money for those looking for an urban pickup truck.”
The 2022 Ford Ranger Black slots in between the XLS and XLT trims and just below the off-road-oriented Ranger Storm in Ford’s Brazilian Ranger lineup. It’s designed to cater to those that live in urban areas and prefer a sportier, more monochromatic appearance, and the Black certainly delivers with matte black door handles, side mirror caps, roof rack, wheels, and front grille, along with a black leather interior.
The Ranger Black is powered by Ford’s Duratorq 2.2L turbodiesel, which is rated to produce 148 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Since the Ranger Black is designed for urban adventures and not off-road excursions, it comes exclusively in rear-wheel-drive configuration.
The 2022 Ranger Black features a starting MSRP of R $179,900 ($31,253 USD). Luckily, only the first 100 units are spoken for, as more will be available in Ford’s Brazilian showrooms sometime next month.