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2021 Ford Lobo Tremor Launches in Mexico

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As Ford Authority reported late last year, the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor is following in the iconic model’s footsteps and is officially known as the 2021 Ford Lobo Tremor in Mexico, a name that dates back decades. Now, the rugged, off-road-focused Lobo Tremor has officially launched in that country – joining new models like the Ford Transit Courier and Ford Ranger Wildtrak – and is essentially identical to the F-150 Tremor that’s already on sale in the U.S.

That means the 2021 Ford Lobo Tremor comes exclusively in SuperCrew configuration with a 5.5-foot box, Ford’s 3.5L EcoBoost V6, 10-speed automatic transmission, and standard four-wheel drive. The Tremor features an upgraded suspension with retuned front and rear springs, revised front hub knuckles and upper control arms, Tremor-specific monotube shocks at the front, and twin-tube shocks at the rear.

The Lobo Tremor rolls on matte-finish 18-inch wheels wrapped with 33-inch General Grabber all-terrain tires, a Raptor-style bash plate up front, a locking rear differential, and an optional Torsen limited-slip front differential. Exterior enhancements include a unique grille, a blacked-out Ford oval, recovery hooks, fixed running boards, and a series of Active Orange accents inside and out.

As for the origin of the name “Lobo,” it stems from the 1990s, when the F-150 wasn’t selling terribly well in Mexico. Ford decided to rename it Lobo – which translates to “Wolf” – in an attempt to better appeal to young truck buyers. Today, XL-trimmed trucks are still called “F-150” in Mexico, while XLT and up trims bear the Lobo name.

The 2021 Ford Lobo Tremor is available in three exterior colors – Obsidian Black, Stone Gray, and Metallic Navy Blue – and is available now at all authorized Ford dealers in Mexico with a starting price of 1,200,800 pesos, or $59,474 USD.

We’ll have more on the F-150 and Lobo Tremor soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for the latest Ford F-Series news, Ford F-150 news, and ongoing Ford news coverage.

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