The Troller T4 is a four-wheel drive vehicle made by Troller Veículos Especiais S/A. It is available only as a two-door car with a fibreglass body and steel chassis, with a design inspired by the Jeep. It has standard 4WD, a 5-speed Eaton manual transmission and Dana axles. The engine is a 3.0 L turbo Diesel built by MWM and was introduced in 2004.
Ford Motor Company purchased Troller in 2007. In 2014, the Troller T4 received a major redesign, is now being built on a shortened version of Ford's T6 platform for the global Ranger. The current version looks more like the modern form of the Jeep Wrangler and early model Ford Bronco.
It is a two-door vehicle and has two versions: fiberglass hardtop or canvas, both are removable. It was powered by the following engines:
- MWM 2.8 Turbo Diesel (2001 - 2005): 132 hp gross (115 net hp), maximum speed of 160 km/h.
- NGD 3.0 Turbo Diesel Electronic (2005 - 2014): 163 hp, top speed of 180 km/h.
- Duratorq 3.2 Turbo Diesel (2014–present): 200 cv and 47.9 kgfm, top speed of 180 km/h.
The Troller has a Dana 44 differential, Eaton gearbox (from 2001 ) and a 1352 Borg Warner transfer case.
It was the best selling SUV in Brazil for mid-December 2008, when it had 1,104 units sold. In April 2010, Troller announced that the cumulative sales of T4 reached 10,000 units.
- (in Portuguese) Troller 2004 com Várias Novidades - Jipemania (September 1, 2003) Archived December 15, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
- (in Portuguese) Troller recebe novo motor 3,0 de 163 cavalos - Portal Alipini Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine. (August 29, 2005)]
- "The Bronco Trolls On! Ford's Muscular Troller T4 for Brazil Is Pretty Bitchin'".
- Revista Auto Esporte (2010). "Troller comemora 10 mil unidades fabricadas". Retrieved 2010-08-16.(in Portuguese)
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