Ford is trying to keep the Goodwood Competition of Velocity vibrant in celebration of Satisfaction Thirty day period. It is bringing a truck identified as the Very Gay Ranger Raptor to the celebration.
The rainbow-colored truck, which also has gold accents, will do more than just catch eyes and a choose a operate up the hill — it will be applied to support get awareness toward what Ford is calling “Tough Talks”.
These talks will involve gay Welsh rugby participant Gareth Thomas, racing driver Abbie Eaton, comedian Catherine Bohart, and Lord March. The dialogue will be about how the automotive marketplace can be additional inclusive for the LGBTQIA+ group.
This isn’t the first Very Homosexual Ranger to exist — the primary truck was a undertaking of Ford of Germany, crafted for the Christopher Road Working day celebration in Cologne. It arrived about as a response to a social-media consumer contacting the company’s Functionality Blue paint coloration “very homosexual.” So, in a little bit of trolling the homophobes, Ford turned a detrimental into a favourable.
Not only that, but these who have a nose for the history of Ford in Europe, the Incredibly Homosexual Ranger was also a homage to a rainbow-coloured Ford Ka pickup conversion that was constructed in 1998, also for the Christopher Street Working day celebration.
It is naturally Pleasure Thirty day period here in the States, much too, and Ford has celebrated by setting up a Ford Bronco Wildtrak with the exact same paint plan. It debuted at the Memphis Delight Fest this thirty day period.
[Images and video: Ford]
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