Ford Everest range expanded

Ford Everest range expanded

Additional models in the Ford Everest range make this highly impressive SUV a serious option for many more buyers. Gavin Foster reports.

Coming soon: the Mercedes-Benz bakkie!

Rumours that Mercedes-Benz was developing a bakkie were confirmed by the recent unveiling of the X-Class concept in Stockholm.

Motoring review: JMC Carrying 1,6t light truck

Testing a brand-new commercial vehicle is not necessarily a fair reflection of its capability and performance. After a few thousand kilometres, it is an altogether different matter, as Chris Nel discovers.

The new JMC Landwind SUV

The JMC Landwind SUV spearheads the Chinese invasion of this SA car market sector. Chris Nel gives his impressions after driving it for a week.

The new Hilux: a giant leap forward

Better ride quality, performance and build are just some of the features that make this the most significant new Hilux in decades, says Gavin Foster.

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.

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.

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.

Ranger XL-Plus: seriously tough

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

Ford Ranger test drive

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

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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