Ford Everest Range Expanded(2020)Spec & Pricing

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The Ford Motor Company of South Africa has bolstered its Everest seven-seater sports utility vehicle line up with the addition of a new XLT 4×4 derivative powered by the impressive and frugal 2.0-litre Single Turbo engine combined with Fords advanced 10-speed automatic transmission. This new derivative slots into the range perfectly just above the XLT 4×2. Equipped with a 2.0 Single Turbo diesel engine producing 132 kW of power and 420Nm of torque available from 1 750 to 2 500 r/min – with up to 340Nm available from as low as 1 250 r/min. The 10-speed trend-setting automatic transmission features…

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Ford Thunder (2020) Pricing and Spec

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Many South African motorists are currently driving or have driven or owned a “Bakkie” sometime in their driving life. Over the years this segment of the vehicle market has become so popular with more and more consumers it has achieved a wider appeal than just companies looking for a work horse. Plenty families have this SUV as a first or second car and the more aggressive it looks the more demand it has for the customers. Ford Ranger holds the second spot in the SA market and it’s no surprise this new limited-edition Ford Ranger Thunder has…

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Supercharged Mustang Blasts The Tarlton Drag Strip

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Mustang Supercharged. Now with added menace A highly-evolved version of RGMotorsport’s Ford Mustang GT Supercharged stomped its authority on Tuner Wars, Tarlton’s annual fast car fest. The Wild West of Gauteng came alive on Saturday September 8 as close to 100 of South Africa’s fastest straight-liners cars gathered to show their pace and traction, with SA’s best tuners and modifiers taking up the challenge. At the forefront of the action was RGMotorsport’s mega-horsepower muscle car, completed recently for V8 enthusiast Renier Ackerman, who doesn’t miss an opportunity to unleash it.…

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Moment Of Truth For The Young Guns

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The Young Guns team up again this weekend, with a single objective in mind: to win the HMC Electrothread Rally and close the gap to the championship leader. The fifth round of the South African National Rally Championship gets underway from the Cow House Market in Hazeldean Valley (east of Pretoria) on Friday afternoon, and one thing is guaranteed: Dust. That’ll make things even more challenging as the crews negotiate the fast roads that are likely to make up the event. Road position on Saturday will be doubly-important and anyone…

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The 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor on its way to SA in 2019! How does it compare to the real thing?

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The 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor has finally been revealed in its final form, and even though we don’t have a full spec sheet yet we can compare quite a few metrics between this and its big American brother the F-150 Raptor. The U.S. market Raptor is based on the F-150, which as many of you know is a half-ton or “full-sized” pickup truck. The Ranger, or at least the new incoming one, is a “mid-sized” pickup truck. In this case, the size distinction between the two is pretty tight though.…

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