Ford Motor Company has announced the next-generation Everest has entered the final stages of testing, with the Blue Oval brand saying the new iteration of its bakkie-based SUV is “engineered for any adventure and designed for comfort”. According to Ford, the upcoming Everest “builds on its award-winning capability to provide the performance and versatility customers told us they needed to take on life”. 

The new Everest is “engineered for any adventure and designed for comfort”

Although wearing a digitised camouflage, which was designed by the firm’s Australian arm’s exterior designer Lee Imrie, those with a keen eye will notice the resemblances between the new Everest’s front end and that of the recently revealed, new-generation Ranger. “We created an artistic pattern that hints at adventure,” said Imrie. 

“The camouflage was inspired by mountain peaks”

The camouflage comprises a series of rectangles, tilted at a 45-degree angle. According to Imrie, the camouflage was inspired by mountain peaks. Imrie added: “We make sure the vehicle design remains hidden by designing the camouflage pieces in isolation. This means when it’s applied to the vehicle it’s a completely random pattern.”

The new Ford Everest is scheduled to make its global reveal in the first quarter of 2022.