First Look: 2021 Ranger in Cactus Gray

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Posted by the folks at Bronco6g, here's our first look of the Ranger in it's new for 2021 paint color, Cactus Gray. (Also Iconic Silver on Ranger to the far right and Velocity Blue in the background)

Strangely, I think the color looks better on the Ranger than Bronco. This certainly isn't the shade that was presented with the Bronco showcase vehicle (pictures posted below), and i'm not a fan of boring asphalt colored cars. Surely this will be a hot seller as truck owners love to have their vehicle look like concrete for the extra faux-rugged appearance.

Do note that factory lighting has a tendency to wash out colors a bit.

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I guess I will have to see it in person. looks drab to me.......
 

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Posted by the folks at Bronco6g, here's our first look of the Ranger in it's new for 2021 paint color, Cactus Gray. (Also Iconic Silver on Ranger to the far right and Velocity Blue in the background)

Strangely, I think the color looks better on the Ranger than Bronco. This certainly isn't the shade that was presented with the Bronco showcase vehicle (pictures posted below), and i'm not a fan of boring asphalt colored cars. Surely this will be a hot seller as truck owners love to have their vehicle look like concrete for the extra faux-rugged appearance.

Do note that factory lighting has a tendency to wash out colors a bit.

Ranger in Cactus.jpg


2021 Ford Bronco Employee Roundup 117467227_655201575182640_3226994505222005227_n.jpg


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The colors are so washed out in the first pic, they look like white to me. Hopefully CG looks more like the outdoor photos IRL. I'm sure whoever took the inside pics didn't adjust the white balance on their camera or in postproduction.
 

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Cactus Gray, and the Area 51 (Bronco color) are very hard to get a read on looking at pictures. I'm wondering if the CG is close to the Lead Foot grey on the F-150's.
 

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Fa tory lighting never does any color justice. Lots of colors will look very different dependent on light and angle, need to see in person. Although I will say not high on my list.
 

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Posted by the folks at Bronco6g, here's our first look of the Ranger in it's new for 2021 paint color, Cactus Gray. (Also Iconic Silver on Ranger to the far right and Velocity Blue in the background)

Strangely, I think the color looks better on the Ranger than Bronco. This certainly isn't the shade that was presented with the Bronco showcase vehicle (pictures posted below), and i'm not a fan of boring asphalt colored cars. Surely this will be a hot seller as truck owners love to have their vehicle look like concrete for the extra faux-rugged appearance.

Do note that factory lighting has a tendency to wash out colors a bit.

Ranger in Cactus.jpg


2021 Ford Bronco Employee Roundup 117467227_655201575182640_3226994505222005227_n.jpg


bingo.jpg
kinda not feeling it, its like a 'sea mist'...?
 
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Production pics of Cactus Gray on Bronco's and Sports.

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Navy Pier Interior + Cactus Gray Bronco Sport 10.jpg


Navy Pier Interior + Cactus Gray Bronco Sport 11.jpg


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Supposedly production paint pics at last summer's Bronco events. Please note that these cans appeared VERY early in the Bronco release timeline. My personal opinion is that these use pre-production paint instead of production paint for Cactus Gray.
can in sun - good color settings.jpeg


can next to hand in direct sun.jpg


can in fog - good color settings.jpeg


Pre-production Bronco showcase vehicle:
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if i ordered cactus grey sight unseen, and then saw that pic...i'd be deleting my order LOL.

that doesnt do it any justice.
I'm that worried guy. I've got an FX4 CG on order and am hoping that this lighting is playing tricks and that the real model, in fact, looks better. In Bronco Sport videos on YouTube, the color looks much more vibrant.

For example
 

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Production pics of Cactus Gray on Bronco's and Sports.

B9B1F975-1F1B-4191-92A5-1FECB779F63F.jpeg


Cactus Gray Bronco Arizona 0.jpg


Navy Pier Interior + Cactus Gray Bronco Sport 10.jpg


Navy Pier Interior + Cactus Gray Bronco Sport 11.jpg


khaki.jpg




Supposedly production paint pics at last summer's Bronco events. Please note that these cans appeared VERY early in the Bronco release timeline. My personal opinion is that these use pre-production paint instead of production paint for Cactus Gray.
can in sun - good color settings.jpeg


can next to hand in direct sun.jpg


can in fog - good color settings.jpeg


Pre-production Bronco showcase vehicle:
7D775A4B-5CFD-4495-9511-54372C9A5CBA.jpeg


IMG_2209.jpg


119213932_1238548729843346_2178398509925295931_o.jpg


Cactus Gray 4 Door Bronco120075054_3619262024760288_3571788874806396297_n.jpg


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It's hard to believe that the cans in photos 6 & 7 are the same color with that lighting. CG is going to be a chameleon.
 

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I'm that worried guy. I've got an FX4 CG on order and am hoping that this lighting is playing tricks and that the real model, in fact, looks better. In Bronco Sport videos on YouTube, the color looks much more vibrant.

For example
at least a wrap could soften some of the pain if its that bad.
 

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I'm that worried guy. I've got an FX4 CG on order and am hoping that this lighting is playing tricks and that the real model, in fact, looks better. In Bronco Sport videos on YouTube, the color looks much more vibrant.

For example
Please note that there was a VERY long lead time for the press embargo from the event that video was shot to when they could release their reviews on 12/7/2020

https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/12/2021-ford-bronco-sport-first-drive-baby-bronco-done-right/

The cars they drove were pre-production, including the one you linked a video to.

You'll have to do more research to find PRODUCTION vehicles in Cactus Gray, however, I seriously doubt the vehicle you will get will have the color linked in your video.
 

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