Ford is launching the exclusive new Ranger Black Edition at the Frankfurt Motor Show, offering customers of Europe’s No.1 selling pickup a distinctive new version with a striking colour-coded appearance.

The Black Edition model is based on the popular Limited series, and features a de-chromed body in Absolute Black with a black finish for the radiator grille, alloy wheels, sports bar and exterior detailing. Offered in Double Cab bodystyle only, the production run will be restricted to just 2,500 units, and vehicles are available to order from Ford dealers now.

The Ranger Black Edition standard equipment specification includes: satellite navigation, front parking sensors and rear view camera, adding to the Limited series features such as Ford SYNC 3 multimedia system with 8-inch touchscreen, dual-zone electronic climate control, leather seat trim, and power-folding, heated door mirrors.

The Black edition is only available in the 2.2 160PS engine, with both Manual and Auto transmission. The 2.2 160PS Manual has the towing axle as standard. Payload remains over 1Tonne.