Not so wild Ranger from Ford

The @FordSA Wildtrak – not so wild as bakkie choices go?

When Ford’s new Ford Ranger Wildtrak arrived for testing, I had thought it would be a rather unique sight on PE’s roads. A double-cab with a price tag knocking on the door of R700 000 is going to be a rare beast.

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You really do need to check, often

Take responsibility for your own safety by regularly checking the condition of your vehicle.

There is only one person who has ultimate responsibility for the safety of your vehicle – and that’s you. Relying on others to do it on your behalf is not a wise decision.

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Excuse me, do you have a moment to talk about people carriers?

Suzuki have launched their new Ertiga and it is bigger, wider and higher – but are these the numbers you should be looking at?

People carriers, seven-seaters, multi-purpose vehicles. A subject guaranteed to make you as enthusiastic as an unsolicited knock on the door on a Saturday morning. Seriously, when it comes to the motoring world, the subject of people carriers is likely to generate about as much excitement as is talking about tyre maintenance.

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On the Go in 2019

On the Go in 2019 with @Datsun_SA and their facelifted hatch with airbags, touchscreen and parking sensors – and improved warranty.

Those curves, oh good grief, those curves. When you can finally tear your eyes away, you open the door and let the smell of that interior upholstery invade your nostrils as you savour what is about to happen.

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SA Car of the Year semi-finalists named

The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) last night published the list of semi-finalists in the annual WesBank SAGMJ Car of the Year (COTY) competition.

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