Ford has plans for the other hybrid in the Ford truck family - the half SUV, half-pickup Explorer Sport Trac. The upcoming Detroit auto show is the stage for the Sport Trac concept, but Ford provided a preview last week.
The concept is built on the Explorer SUV platform. The concept truck is 2 inches wider and 5 inches longer than the production Sport Trac. The cargo bed is 30 percent larger, Ford says.
It's just a concept, say Ford PR people who don't want to disclose product plans. Ignore those nervous Nellies; we're told the Sport Trac will debut in the 2007 model year.
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