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JMC Vigus: up there with the best

The words ‘Chinese’ and ‘quality’ are seldom used together. But things are changing. And if you had doubts about Chinese bakkies, the new JMC Vigus will dispel them rapidly, says Chris Nel.
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Ford Tourneo Connect test

Spacious, comfortable and economical, the Ford Tourneo Connect has much to offer as a family vehicle. Jake Venter had a closer look at two of the four models, and came away impressed.
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Functional & affordable - JMC 1,6T Carrying light truck

The JMC 1,6T Carrying light truck comes in various configurations and is a real workhorse, but still caters for the comfort of drivers.
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Ranger XL-Plus: seriously tough

The Ford 4x4 one-tonner is even more capable than the XL, says Jake Venter.
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Ford Ranger test drive

Jake Venter takes the Ford Ranger 3,2-litre Tdci XLT through its paces.
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Nissan Patrol road evaluation

With a 110kW powerplant offering 371Nm of torque, the Nissan Patrol 3-litre turbodiesel pickup is far from being your average, prissy Sandton kerb-climber. It’s a tough, no-nonsense workhorse. Jake Venter was in the driving seat.
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The Prado gets a facelift

Top engineering and performance come at a cost – and not only a financial one! After test-driving the new Prado, Chris Nel finds himself admiring its technology, but questioning its complexity.
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Land Rover Freelander 2 – performance & comfort

Land Rover’s Freelander 2 combines everything you need to be able to travel South Africa’s highways and byways in comfort and safety. And there’s plenty of power and driving performance in the package too. Lloyd Phillips was in the driving seat.
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The Mitsubishi Triton Single Cab tough & capable

If the 2,4l petrol model is anything to go by, Mitsubishi’s new 4x2 Triton Single Cab bakkies have the potential to make a name for themselves as highly efficient workhorses. Lloyd Phillips took it for a test drive.
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Wildebees hunting boot

A high quality leather boot crafted for all-day walking in rough terrain.
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