October 24, 2019, Kuala Lumpur – Sime Darby ConneXion Sdn Bhd (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford vehicles in Malaysia, has unveiled the limited edition Ford Ranger Splash, in conjunction with the upcoming Lazada 11.11 Shopping Festival.
This will be the first pickup truck in the country to be sold via eCommerce platform and only 19 units of the limited edition Ford Ranger Splash are available.
The Ford Ranger Splash comes in all black and is fitted with a matte black front kangaroo bar, special front grille, side mirror cover, rear bumper, sports bar, alloy wheels and fender flares.
For extra convenience and safety, the Ranger Splash also features a built-in toll reader and the 360° Around View Monitor Camera. It also has the ‘Ranger Splash’ decals with fluorescent treatments on each side complete the truck’s sporty and rugged looks and differentiation as a limited edition.
Customers who are interested are welcome to view the truck at the Ford Petaling Jaya 2, Sime Darby Auto ConneXion showroom, the only location where the truck will be on display before it goes on sale. All 19 units of the Ranger Splash will be going sold on November 11, 2019 at Lazada’s annual 11.11 Shopping Festival.
The limited edition Ford Ranger Splash is priced at RM 138,888 on the road for Peninsular Malaysia only, excluding insurance and will be available for pre-order through Lazada’s Chup Dulu function.
Customers who are interested will need to pay a 1 percent booking fee of RM 1,389 to reserve a unit. From October 28 to November 10, shoppers can Chup their limited edition Ford Ranger Splash by paying a non-refundable 10 percent deposit on the booking fee (RM 139) via the Lazada App (with terms and conditions apply) and then check-out and pay the balance of the booking fee (RM 1,250) on November 11, 2019 to secure their booking.
Once the final booking fee payment is completed, the full amount of the booking is refundable with terms and conditions apply. Buyers will then be contacted by a Ford representative to complete the purchase of the Ranger Splash at their preferred Ford showroom.
The first 11 buyers who completed their booking process during Chup Dulu will also receive a RM 500 Petronas Gift Card upon successful delivery of their vehicle.
“Consumers’ purchasing patterns have altered dramatically in recent years. eCommerce has become entrenched in our daily lives that consumers have embraced purchasing items, including cars, online. This collaboration to offer the limited edition Ford Ranger Splash on Lazada’s online shopping platform gives us more opportunities to connect with a new generation of drivers through digitalisation,” said its managing director Syed Ahmad Muzri Syed Faiz in a statement.
The Ranger is powered by a 2.0-litre TurboDiesel engine, mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. It is capable to produce 178 hp and a peak torque of 420 Nm.
There are loads of technologies and features available in the Ford Ranger, which includes easy lift tailgate, keyless entry and push-start button, light and nimble electric powered assisted steering, LED daytime running lights, HID headlights, and the 8-inch touchscreen display with SYNC 3 infotainment system that supports Apple Carplay and Android Auto.
Every limited edition Ford Ranger Splash is covered by a three years or 100,000 km which ever comes first warranty, and five years or 100,000 km which ever comes first free maintenance.