It drives and parks like a larger, bulkier truck and yet has none of the bed space or towing capacity. The resulting power-to-weight ratio ensures impressive acceleration under full throttle, and good fuel economy during more leisurely driving. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. As part of , the Sport Trac Adrenalin project was cancelled. I bought it used without knowing the sport Trac has a reputation for bad transmissions. For the best handling and power-to-weight ratio, Lightning pickups have always been regular-cab, short-bed variants of the F-150, limiting comfortable seating capacity to two people — or three in a pinch.
Adrenalin is hundreds of pounds lighter than other sport trucks built off full-size pickups. The Ford Special Vehicle Team was responsible for the production of the Sport Trac Adrenalin concept. Powered by a supercharged version of the 4. More interior room is provided by stretching the current Sport Trac exterior dimensions by nearly five inches in length and two inches in width. During the 2001 model year, the 4. My Ford drives just like it did 11 years ago when I purchased it, the only things I've replaces are tires and cruise control switches due to cracking plastic covers via the sun.
As with the Ford Explorer and Ford Explorer Sport, rear-wheel drive was standard, with four-wheel drive as an optional powertrain configuration. Largely sharing its rear doors with the Ford Explorer with a lack of a rear wheel cutout in the lower corners, due to the longer wheelbase , the Sport Trac retained a in the rear quarter windows. There's plenty of space in the front seat; the backseat is comparably spacious, but passengers may have to duck down slightly when entering. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557163419946 ; listingsSearchManager. By 2005, drivers and reviewers alike were complaining that the Ford Explorer Sport Trac was desperately in need of a redesign.
Under the hood, the '05 Explorer Sport Trac offered a 4. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. A five-speed manual transmission was standard, with a five-speed automatic transmission available as an option. I-4 and V-6 refer to the configuration and number of cylinders. More cargo space - 30 percent more, in fact - is created by the wider bed and taller bed rails, and the addition of a pair of lockable compartments integrated into the bed. The Explorer Sport Trac is essentially a previous-generation, four-door, five-passenger Explorer with an open, 4-foot pickup-style cargo box added at the rear.
More cargo space — 30 percent more, in fact — is created by the wider bed and taller bed rails, and the addition of a pair of lockable compartments integrated into the bed. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Show full review Vehicle Overview Over the past few years, two-in-one vehicles have captured considerable attention. With a 113-inch wheelbase, and track just over 60 inches, the Adrenalin offers a more compact footprint than competitors' sport trucks. An optional, tubular steel cargo cage can extend the load area by 22 inches. Ford's Explorer Sport Trac, which debuted for the 2001 model year, combines the attributes of a sport utility vehicle and a pickup truck. For the first time, the Sport Trac offered a V8 engine option, offering the 292 hp 4.
For 2008, the Adrenalin appearance package see below was added, along with the addition of as an. Safety All-disc antilock brakes are standard. But this thing flips very easily. Oversized brakes at all four corners help handle the added velocity made possible by 390 horsepower. The resulting power-to-weight ratio ensures impressive acceleration under full throttle, and good fuel economy during more leisurely driving. The Adrenalin evolves the fun-to-drive character of the Lightning, while addressing these requests.
It was a comfortable four-passenger pickup cab with full-size doors and four-foot bed, in a mid-sized sport utility vehicle. When properly equipped, an Explorer Sport Trac can tow 5,300 pounds. Another option is a lockable hard tonneau cover that protects cargo contents. Addressing owners' requests, the new sport utility truck expands the multi-purpose flexibility current Explorer Sport Trac owners appreciate. I love this truck, but. Adrenalin is hundreds of pounds lighter than other sport trucks built off full-size pickups. More interior room is provided by stretching the current Sport Trac exterior dimensions by nearly five inches in length and two inches in width.
As part of the redesign, the wheelbase was stretched to 130. Failed to get data, please try again. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. I have an 05 that had an 08 tranny and an 09 motor. A Roots-type supercharger and water-to-air intercooler boost output to a whopping 390 horsepower and 390 pounds-feet of torque.