Customized Ford Ranger By Carlex Design Looks Ready To Go Off-Road

The company makes the exterior look meaner and adds luxury to the cabin.

The Ford Ranger is a very capable pickup platform whether you’re looking for a midsized work truck or looking to build an off-road rig. Carlex Design gets ahold of one and gives it a very aggressive look with an overhauled interior and exterior.

In front, Carlex adds trim to the tip of the hood that includes block eyelashes above the headlights. The grille has the aftermarket company’s branding and an diagonal strake on each side. A revised bumper incorporates vertical cuts. An exposed skid plate makes the nose look even more aggressive.

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Along the flanks, there are large fender flares that make room for five-spoke wheels with BF Goodrich all-terrain tires. The suspension lift gives the truck a taller stance. Tubular side steps run the length of the doors. A matching style bar

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2021 Ford F-150 Platinum Spy Shots Show Unique Grille, Posh Interior

Ford will reveal the new truck on June 25.

We’re two weeks away from Ford revealing the new 2021 F-150, but numerous spy photos have given us a great look at much of the truck inside and out. The latest spy photos show the upscale Platinum trim with a unique grille and posh interior that’s packed with screens and their associated tech. Details about powertrains, features, and other tidbits we want to know will likely arrive alongside the truck later this month.

The new spy photos give us a thorough look inside, showing off the large infotainment screen and digital instrument cluster, which, as our spy photographers noted, reads 16.8 miles per gallon. We’ve seen these features before in other spy shots. We can also see a new design for the steering wheel and the chrome trim that denotes the truck’s premium status.

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Tesla has always been a design leader, but some vehicles are better than others. Here’s a ranking, from best to worst.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the new Roadster.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the new Roadster.


  • Tesla has always stressed good design in its vehicles, but some have definitely looked better than others.

  • These days, there’s also a lot of variety with Tesla, ranging from the Model 3 sedan to the Cybertruck.

  • Some design themes have been consistent, yielding attractive vehicles that have stood the test of time; but Tesla has missed the mark, too.

  • I’ve ranked Tesla’s past, current, and future designs, from best to worst.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Tesla has come a long way with the design of its vehicles since it rolled out its original Roaster in the late 2000s.

That car changed perceptions of what an electric car could be. It was fast, it was good looking, and it was fun. But it was also completely impractical, rather uncomfortable, and it could seat just two adults — two

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You Can Help Combat Racism In the Design Industry By Following These 10 Steps

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Black Interior Designers Network

As the president of the Black Interior Designers Network (BIDN), Keia McSwain pushes to diversify the design world, highlight the work of her network’s 200 talented designers, and, most importantly, create an inclusive community for them. McSwain, a seasoned designer herself, has been through the wringer when it comes to being a Black creative in a not-so-welcoming industry—an experience that inspired her to create a guide for the design world to do better.

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Keia McSwain is the president of the Black Interior Designers Network.

Keia McSwain

The BlDN’s Instagram account is usually a colorful montage of grand interiors, reflective of the network’s talent. But this month, the account went black as BIDN launched a social media campaign urging the industry to rethink and reframe their actions. Take a look at its feed and you’ll see several calls for change. One post, The Designer Ally “How

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