Ecosport 2.0 is Ford’s value m

Ecosport 2.0 is Ford’s value mini-SUV

The affordable way into Ford’s gravel travel motoring lifestyle has been with enhanced with the introduction of second-generation Ecosport to the South African market. One of the most popular vehicles in the mini-SUV class, and its undisputed segment leader for years, Ecosport regularly averages just short of 1000 units a month since its launch in […]

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How a double-cab bakkie entered the Tour de France

If you’ve been following the progress of Johannesburg educated Tour de France champion, Chris Froome, at this year’s race, you might have noticed something different about Team Sky’s support vehicle complement. For decades the station wagon has been a default support car for teams at the world’s most famous cycle race, driving impossibly close to the […]

Hilux updated with Dakar editi

Hilux updated with Dakar edition

When the vehicle in question is Toyota’s Hilux, even the most innocuous of product updates are significant news. For decades Toyota’s 1-tonne bakkie has been the crucial logistics gearing of South Africa’s economy, transporting goods and enabling services in the agricultural, mining, construction and small business spheres. The eight-generation Hilux has continued the legacy of […]

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Ford debuts its ultimate double-cab bakkie

Since 2010 Ford’s very loyal Ranger bakkie fans in South Africa, the U.K. and Australia has longingly pined after its F-150 Raptor. With its custom Fox-tuned racing suspension, radical Baja 1000 race-ready styling and ability to roll over broken terrain faster than any other bakkie, the Raptor has always been forbidden fruit because it is […]