Rancho® quickLIFT™ Loaded Assembly Coverage Expanded to Include 2015 Ford F-150

Global Shock Series Coverage Expanded to Include Widely Popular Toyota Hilux/Vigo, Toyota Landcruiser, Nissan Patrol and Others

Las Vegas, Nov. 3, 2015 – The new Rancho RS5000™X series will now include a design for a wide variety of popular worldwide off-road vehicles, including Ford Ranger, Mazda BT-50, Mitsubishi Triton/L200, Nissan Patrol, Toyota Hilux/Vigo, Toyota Landcruiser and Toyota Landcruiser Prado. These Rancho RS5000X shocks will be manufactured in Australia and available outside of North America. An Australian-built Rancho Spring line also was introduced to the global marketplace.

Rancho RS5000X series shocks feature X-Cross Tuned Technology to provide significantly improved on- and off-road performance. The shocks also include Progressive Engagement Valving, a patented design that utilizes progressive rebound and compression discs, helping to control harsh impacts and helping to better control fluid movement for a more-precise ride profile.

The following applications will be covered in the initial launch of the Australian-made Rancho RS5000X shock series:

  • Ford Ranger, PX2.2DT 4X4 Utility/Coil-Spring IFS
  • Ford Ranger, PX3.2DT 4X4 Utility Coil Spring IFS
  • Mazda BT-50 B32 3.2DT 4X4 Utility Coil Spring IFS
  • Mitsubishi Triton/L200 ML MN 2.5DT 4X4 Utility Coil Spring IFS
  • Nissan Patrol GU (Y61) 3.0DT, 4X4 LWB 5-Door Wagon, Live Axle Front Suspension
  • Toyota Hilux/Vigo KUN25/26R GGN25R 3.0DT 4X4 Utility Live Axle Front Suspension
  • Toyota Landcruiser Prado GRJ120, KZJ120, RZJ120R, KDJ120R, GRJ120R 4X4 LWB 5-Door Wagon Coil Spring IFS

The global Rancho Springs offer premium quality, durability and application-specific ride characteristics suited to a wide variety of environments. Rancho Springs are constructed from a premium manufacturing process to maximize spring durability and feature high-strength, silicone chrome alloy steel that helps to enhance performance and extend service life. Ideal for providing added resistance against vehicle sag and improved towing capacity, Rancho Springs are finished with a unique polyester powder coating that provides extended protection in challenging environments and a premium phosphate pre-treatment coating that helps to prevent corrosion.

Tenneco is the global supplier and manufacturer of the Rancho brand of suspension systems and components, shock absorbers, off-road protective equipment, specialty exhaust pipe kits and more for a variety of trucks, sport utility vehicles and Jeeps found around the globe.

A brand long identified as the aftermarket solution for Jeeps, the Rancho brand has been an industry pioneer since 1955 when it was launched in Los Angeles. The Rancho brand is best known for its best-selling shock absorber, the Rancho RS5000™, and the world’s first adjustable shock absorber, the Rancho RS9000™XL. Rancho launched the Rancho RS7000®MT monotube series in 2013 and Rancho RS5000X series in 2014. Rancho products are designed, manufactured and marketed by Tenneco.

For more information about Rancho products, visit www.GoRancho.com or call 734-384-7806. Join in the conversation at www.Facebook.com/RanchoSuspension or become a Follower on Twitter.com/RanchoShocks or Instagram.com/RanchoSuspension. A convenient Dealer Locator can be found at www.GoRancho.com.

Tenneco is an $8.4 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 29,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of clean air and ride performance products and systems for automotive, commercial truck, and off-highway original equipment markets, and the aftermarket. Tenneco’s principal brand names are Monroe®, Walker®, XNOx® and Clevite® Elastomer.