The 1988 Ford Ranger GT you see in the video here packs a V8 attached to a massive, 94-millimeter turbo. That combination is set up to pump out around 1,600 horsepower, but it can be dialed in to produce as much as 2,000.
While we generally feature a V8 or diesel powered F Series pickup doing a burnout on Tire Smokin’ Tuesday, this week we bring you what might be one of the most epic Ford Ranger burnouts I’ve ever seen.
Ford Ranger are amazing little trucks. They’re great at hauling, pulling, and, as we’ve seen many times now, jumping. Apparently jumping this Ranger was the driver’s New Year’s resolution, and he clearly enjoyed every minute of it.
While at the Woodward Dream Cruise a few months back, I saw a couple guys in Ford Super Duty pickups riding around with the hordes of muscle cars and, like the muscle cars, these high riding Ford pickups were doing big, smokey burnouts.
It shouldn’t be a surprise that the ultimate Ford Ranger isn’t offered here in the U.S. It’s the dream truck of small Ford Truck fans with its diesel engine options and good looks that make it different from the F-150. However, Andrew Collins from Truck Yeah! was able to compare the new Chevrolet Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, [...] More »