Isuzu, KB, KB 250, X-Rider, 4x4, Double Cab, Torquing Cars

If five years ago you’d told me Mercedes-Benz would be selling a Nissan Navara-based double cab bakkie in the South African market, I’d probably have told you you’d sooner see the legalization of marijuana in the country.  Surprise, surprise, I’m no good at prophesying the future, and we live in … Read moreContinue Reading

Mercedes-Benz, X Class, X250d, 4Matic, Navara, Review, Torquing Cars

“What is it?” I’m asked for about the 60th time in a week, with a finger pointed at the Mercedes-Benz X-Class I’m currently driving.  “It’s the Mercedes-Benz…” don’t-call-it-a-Nissan-Navara “X-Class, the new double cab pick-up from Merc.”  It was made plainly obvious to me upon collection that the guys and girls … Read moreContinue Reading

Ford, Ranger Raptor, Raptor, Ford Ranger, Torquing Cars

The Raptor nameplate is one that garners much attention.  For Ford, it’s the symbol that a bakkie has been endowed with the best performance the brand has to offer – or at least that’s what it’s meant for the only Raptor previously available until now – the F-150 Raptor.  The … Read moreContinue Reading

Ford Ranger Raptor, Range, Ford Ranger, Raptor, Torquing Cars

After confirmation that Ford is developing a Ranger Raptor, and that it will be available in South Africa, Ford has confirmed that the Ranger Raptor will be assembled in South Africa from 2019.  This follows a R3-billion investment in the expansion of production capacity at Ford’s South African operations.   … Read moreContinue Reading

Ford Ranger Raptor, Range, Ford Ranger, Raptor, Torquing Cars

The Ford Ranger Raptor is happening!  In an announcement made this morning on their Twitter page, Ford South Africa confirmed the development of a high-performance off-road Ford Ranger Raptor, whilst simultaneously confirming that it will be coming to South Africa!   The Ford Ranger Raptor will be the latest addition … Read moreContinue Reading