Ford Motor Company of SA

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    All-electric, 465 PS, all-wheel drive Mustang Mach-E GT sprints to the head of the pack with 3.7-second 0-100 km/h
    Mach-E customers receive one year of free access to the IONITY fast-charging network
    Intelligent range uses information from weather forecasts and crowdsourced data from other Mustang Mach-E vehicles

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 25 September 2020 – Ford has...

    Ford has revealed for the first time in Europe the high-performance Mustang Mach-E GT that will deliver 3.7‑second 0-100 km/h acceleration when introduced to the region in late 2021.

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    Ford released limited edition Cortina Springbok, referred to by many as the ‘bokkie bakkie’


    Many believe that the customary word ‘bakkie’ was first used on the Cortina


    Fully restored and extremely rare example joins Ford’s Heritage Month celebration in South Africa

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 18 September 2020 – A few years after the first Cortina bakkie was...

    A few years after the first Cortina bakkie was launched in South Africa in 1971, Ford released a limited edition of the Cortina MK3 bakkie, badged the Cortina Springbok edition. This unique vehicle, designed to commemorate the All Blacks rugby tour to South Africa, started a trend for the many iconic nameplates that would later arrive in Ford’s 96-year history in the country.

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    Ranger models equipped with useful technologies to make life easier and safer


    Terrain Management System, including Baja mode on Ranger Raptor, can be operated at the press of a button

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 16 September 2020 – Identifying the details that separate a good bakkie from a great one is all in a day’s work for the team behind the all-conquering Ford...

    Identifying the details that separate a good bakkie from a great one is all in a day’s work for the team behind the all-conquering Ford Ranger.

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    Ford’s history in South Africa goes back to 1905, with local vehicle assembly commencing in 1924


    Various unique models were built exclusively in South Africa, with two one-of-a-kind Ford Rangers joining the list in 2019 and 2020


    Heritage Month epitomises the ‘Ford For South Africa’ brand campaign that reaffirms Ford’s commitment to the country and its...

    Ingenuity and determination. These are two traits that South Africans have in abundance, especially when it comes to building bespoke vehicles that would eventually become revered the world over.

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    Debuting in the all-electric Mustang Mach-E, Ford’s next-gen SYNC system keeps drivers in control with large touchscreens, intuitive design, conversational speech recognition


    Ford SYNC communication and entertainment system employs machine-learning to offer new levels of personalisation – learns from driver behaviours to make smart suggestions


    New Remote Vehicle...

    Many drivers get to know their cars like close companions over time, but how well do our cars know us? Vehicles soon will prompt their owners to make a regular phone call, work out at a favoured time, or stop off at a much-loved coffee shop – if those activities are part of their regular routine.

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    New Series 1 Mustang GT RTR launched in South Africa


    RTR upgrades available for 2.3L and 5.0L Mustangs


    National roadshow to showcase Series 1 Mustang GT RTR

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 3 September 2020 – Performance Centre South Africa, the Ford-approved distributer and fitter of Ford Performance parts, has been appointed as the exclusive distributer of Vaughn...

    Performance Centre South Africa, the Ford-approved distributer and fitter of Ford Performance parts, has been appointed as the exclusive distributer of Vaughn Gittin’s Authentic RTR Vehicles in South Africa.

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    New Ford Everest XLT 2.0-litre Single Turbo 4x4 model added to the range, delivering impressive performance, fuel economy and value for money
    The 2.0 Single Turbo engine produces 132kW of power and 420Nm peak torque, paired with advanced new 10-speed automatic transmission
    High-tech LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights and automatic headlamp levelling now standard...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has bolstered its Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV) line-up with the addition of a new XLT 4x4 derivative powered by the impressive and frugal 2.0-litre Single Turbo engine in combination with Ford’s advanced 10-speed automatic transmission.

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    Ford Performance unveils new Ford GT Heritage Edition inspired by the 1966 Daytona 24 Hour Continental, a stylish Frozen White with exposed carbon fiber and Race Red livery that pays homage to the 55th anniversary of the epic race where Ford achieved its first 24-hour endurance win
    Exclusive Ford GT Studio Collection offers even more exclusivity with unique and widely...

    The Ford GT is America’s only Le Mans-winning supercar, and taking this pinnacle of Ford Performance even further for 2021, Ford is revealing two new enhancements today – the first-ever Heritage Edition inspired by the original model’s first endurance win at the 1966 Daytona 24 Hour Continental race, plus an all-new Studio Collection package offers even more exclusivity and design enhancements.

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    Exclusive new Ford Ranger Thunder now available with sportier exterior and interior styling elements, along with practical additions to rear load box
    LED headlamps, as well as LED daytime running lights and foglamps now standard on all Ranger XLT, Wildtrak, Thunder and Ranger Raptor models
    Ranger XLS models gain Connected Touch Radio with eight-inch full colour touchscreen,...

    The Ford Ranger is already a trend-setter in the South African market and one of the top-selling vehicles in the country.

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    Second-hand vehicle market accounts for around 65-percent of all cars sold in South Africa


    Ford Ranger, EcoSport and Fiesta are amongst the top 10 best-selling used vehicles in SA


    Recent updates to Ford Approved will continue to give customers peace-of-mind in the pre-owned vehicle marketplace

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 12 August 2020 – The Ford Ranger asserted its...

    The Ford Ranger asserted its dominance in AutoTrader’s annual Car Industry Report, by finishing as the top-selling used vehicle model overall - and the fifth most searched vehicle in South Africa for the period July 2019 to June 2020.

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    New Ford Ranger Thunder to be Officially Introduced in SA with Virtual Launch Event
    PRETORIA, South Africa, 12 August 2020 – Ford is expanding the Ranger line-up with the addition of the New Ranger Thunder, which will be officially introduced to South Africa with a virtual Facebook launch event on Thursday, 13 August 2020.
    The Ranger Thunder, a bespoke limited-edition model...

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    New Ford Ranger Thunder to be Officially Introduced in SA with Virtual Launch Event

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    The rand’s stronger performance against the dollar has provided some stability in the fuel price, but another increase is on the cards for August
    With consumers under financial pressure, motorists are still urged to plan budgets accordingly
    The All-New Ford Figo Freestyle offers excellent fuel economy without sacrificing technology and safety

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    South African motorists need to brace themselves for another fuel price increase this August, as confirmed by the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA). This is the second consecutive monthly increase in both diesel and petrol prices, and almost entirely wipes out the short-lived reprieve that very few motorists were able to enjoy during lockdown Level 5.

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    Ford hands over unique Ranger to Nelson Mandela Foundation during Mandela Month
    A team of four artists painstakingly handpaint the special art on the vehicle
    Nelson Mandela Foundation to utilise donated Ranger for advocacy work

    Pretoria, South Africa, 29 July 2020 – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in Mvezo, Transkei, on 18 July 1918. In...

    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in Mvezo, Transkei, on 18 July 1918. In celebration of his esteemed legacy the world celebrates Mandela Day on the 18th of July each year, and Mandela Month throughout the month of July.

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    Ford introduces the all-electric Mustang Mach-E 1400 – a one-of-a-kind prototype developed in collaboration with RTR Vehicles to demonstrate the performance possibilities of electric propulsion


    Following on the heels of the all-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400, Mustang Mach-E 1400 is projecting 1,045 peak kilowatts and more than 1,000 kg of downforce at 257 km/h from its...

    Mission accomplished: Ford introduces Mustang Mach-E 1400, an all-electric road rocket that shows just how much performance can be harnessed without using a drop of fuel.

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    Mustang shows its fangs with Shelby Super Snake


    The latest Super Snake is equally capable on the road and track


    Shelby Mod Shop in SA carries out all Mustang performance upgrades

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 16 July 2020 – Limited production, a Le Mans-winning, 7.0-litre V8 engine and an 800-kilometre test of Goodyear’s latest performance tyres. These were the main...

    Limited production, a Le Mans-winning, 7.0-litre V8 engine and an 800-kilometre test of Goodyear’s latest performance tyres.

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    Electric vehicles are inherently quieter thanks to a lack of noise from a traditional internal combustion engine


    A good sound system also makes the most use of the spoken voice


    The Mach-E features over-the-air updates to remain at the cutting-edge of technology

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 15 July 2020 – A growing desire for a premium audio experience in vehicles and...

    A growing desire for a premium audio experience in vehicles and the emerging trend for creating a more domestic feeling environment in electrified vehicles has been integral to the award-winning design of all-new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E’s B&O sound system.

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    The mini SUV segment, which includes the Ford EcoSport, has grown from 4 percent in 2015 to 10 percent market share in 2020


    South Africa’s extensive gravel road network favours cars with bigger tyres and extra ground clearance


    More and more drivers are choosing vehicles with automatic transmissions, according to new sales data from Ford

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    With the launch of the Ford Figo Freestyle and EcoSport Ambiente Auto, which went on sale earlier in 2020, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) continues to respond to the undeniable change in buying patterns that has seen volumes of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and small crossovers grow.

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    Mustang Mach-E helps reduce unplanned stops for charging with innovative new Intelligent Range, which more accurately predicts how much range drivers have using past driving behavior, weather forecasts and crowdsourced data from other Mustang Mach-E vehicles


    Future over-the-air update will enable even more accurate connected vehicle predictions – including the ability to...

    For electric vehicle owners, Ford understands that taking the guesswork out of when and where to re-charge helps build trust and provide peace of mind.

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    Bakkies have grown in popularity due to their versatility
    The Ford Ranger is the perfect vehicle to fit any lifestyle
    Ford has outlined five ways the Ranger makes transitioning from a family sedan to a bakkie that much smoother

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 June 2020 – While the bakkie may have its origins as a practical work vehicle, the modern iteration has come to...

    While the bakkie may have its origins as a practical work vehicle, the modern iteration has come to represent something far more significant for car buyers today.

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    480 horsepower limited-edition Mach 1 sets a new standard of 5.0-liter V8 track-ready performance in the Mustang lineup while celebrating original model’s aggressive aerodynamic and handling enhancements


    Six-speed manual transmission from Ford Performance and an available 10-speed automatic transmission provides capability on and off the track; available Handling Package...

    After a 17-year hiatus, the all-new Mustang Mach 1 fastback coupe makes its world premiere – becoming the modern pinnacle of style, handling and 5.0-liter V-8 pony car performance.

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    First-ever Figo Freestyle strengthens Ford’s presence in the rapidly growing sub-B compact utility vehicle (CUV) segment
    Bold and commanding stance matched with eye-catching design, enhanced practicality and compact dimensions
    Trend and Titanium models available, both powered by the lively 1.5-litre three-cylinder Ti-VCT petrol engine
    All Figo and Figo Freestyle models...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is expanding its presence in the rapidly growing utility vehicle sector with its first-ever Figo Freestyle – a sub-B segment compact utility vehicle (CUV) based on the popular Figo hatchback.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, June 09, 2020 – Ford’s first-ever Figo Freestyle will make its South Africa debut with a virtual launch on Wednesday, 10 June 2020.
    With the launch of the Figo Freestyle, a sub-B segment compact utility vehicle (CUV) based on the popular Figo hatchback, Ford is expanding its presence in the rapidly growing utility vehicle sector.
    The virtual launch...

    Ford’s first-ever Figo Freestyle will make its South Africa debut with a virtual launch on Wednesday, 10 June 2020.

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    Ford announces the return of the Mustang Mach 1


    The special edition will claim the top spot in the Mustang 5.0-liter V8 performance lineup


    Mach 1 debuted for the 1969 model year delivering performance and improved dynamics with its GT handling suspension

    PRETORIA, South Africa, May 29, 2020 – With speed, style and a name that embodies both, Ford today announces...

    With speed, style and a name that embodies both, Ford today announces the Mustang Mach 1 is roaring back to life this year.

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    In times of great uncertainty, the side hustle is a way to build financial stability


    The side hustle economy, according to a recent survey, contributes to job creation with more than one-third of side hustlers employing at least one other person


    Investing in a versatile vehicle, like a #BuiltFordTough Ranger, could help you in the ‘gig economy’

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    Just prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, South Africa’s economy slid into its third recession since 1994.

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    Ford to ensure its all-new all-electric Mustang Mach-E stays up to date thanks to quick and easy over-the-air software updates that can be done from anywhere, even in your own home.


    Many updates can be completed in under two minutes1, with many virtually invisible to customers, enabled by an innovative cloud-connected platform.


    Secure software updates offer...

    Owners of the all-new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E won’t experience the fear of missing out, thanks to over-the-air updates, continuously improve the SUV over the vehicle’s life, without leaving home.

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    Ford Performance introduces a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion
    Purpose-built prototype projected to deliver over 1,045kW and over 1,490Nm of instant torque

    DEARBORN, Mich., April 23, 2020 – It won’t hurt your ears and doesn’t use a drop of fuel, but it’s projected to crush the quarter-mile in the low-8-second range at more than...

    It won’t hurt your ears and doesn’t use a drop of fuel, but it’s projected to crush the quarter-mile in the low-8-second range at more than 275 km/h. For the first time ever, Ford Performance introduces a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion.

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    Segment-defining Ford EcoSport range bolstered with introduction of automatic gearbox on 1.5 Ambiente – a first for the entry-level offerings in the compact SUV class
    New 1.5 Ambiente with six-speed automatic expands the EcoSport line-up to seven models
    Numerous feature enhancements on Trend and Titanium models, including Ford’s Collision Mitigation System, an underbody...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is bolstering the Ford EcoSport’s leading position in the compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) segment with the addition of a six-speed automatic transmission for the popular and most affordable Ambiente petrol derivative.

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    The Ford Mustang – today celebrating its 56th birthday – was the best-selling sports car in the world last year, and the world’s best-selling sports coupé for the fifth consecutive year


    Since sixth-generation Mustang global exports began in 2015, through December 2019, Ford has sold 633 000 Mustangs in 146 countries around the world – including 102 090 Mustangs in...

    This Mustang Day – the nameplate’s 56th birthday – Mustang can now celebrate two global sales crowns, earning world’s best-selling sports car and its fifth straight best-selling sports coupé title. Mustang is also America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, 17 April 2020 – This week, the Ford Mustang marks its 56th birthday, having been unveiled at New York’s World’s Fair on April 17, 1964. And while now might not be the best time to get behind the wheel for any unnecessary journey, it’s the perfect time to gather the family round and celebrate Mustang at the movies.
    The Mustang has become a symbol of...

    This week, the Ford Mustang marks its 56th birthday, having been unveiled at New York’s World’s Fair on April 17, 1964.

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    The Ford Ranger earned CAR Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys award for ninth year in a row in the popular double cab pickup segment
    Reaffirms the Ranger’s continued trend-setting attributes in terms of comfort, refinement, safety, performance and technology
    Ford Ranger is among the top-three best-sellers in South Africa, the top double cab model sold through the dealer channel,...

    The Ford Ranger has been selected as South Africa’s best double cab pickup for an unprecedented ninth consecutive year in CAR Magazine’s annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards, held in Johannesburg last night.

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    Not just for soccer moms and 4x4 enthusiasts, the New Everest promises a #JourneyExtraordinary every time you get behind the wheel


    The second-generation Ford Everest boasts the latest-generation SYNC®3 infotainment system, new-generation turbodiesel performance, and advanced 10-speed automatic transmission


    Ford ups the ante in terms of overall quality and refinement...

    Not just for soccer moms and 4x4 enthusiasts, the New Everest promises a #JourneyExtraordinary every time you get behind the wheel

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    From 2011 to date, 400 000 Ford Rangers have been exported to more than 100 global markets
    Ranger topped LCV exports in 2019 on 65 908 units – almost 25-percent more than its closest competitor
    Nearly 7 000 Rangers shipped from Port Elizabeth to Europe since April 2019
    Locally-assembled Ranger is the top-selling pickup in Europe

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 24 February...

    Local production of the Ford Ranger continues to make a significant impact on the South African economy.

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    Ford approves the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in Europe.
    The creation process, using hydrogen as a catalyst, means HVO is both cleaner-burning than conventional biodiesels and has a longer shelf life.
    HVO offers significant environmental benefits.

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 12 February 2020 – Ford has approved the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in its...

    Ford has approved the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in its Transit vans in Europe.

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    Ford’s EcoSport has consistently featured in South Africa’s monthly ranking of the 10 top-selling passenger cars since its launch in 2013
    Designed for the urban jungle, and built to escape it, Ford’s latest generation compact SUV is the ideal companion for active young families
    EcoSport blends rugged SUV functionality with unrivalled city car practicality

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    Ford’s EcoSport has consistently featured in South Africa’s monthly ranking of the 10 top-selling passenger cars since its launch in 2013

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    The Ford Figo is currently amongst the top 10 best-selling vehicles in South Africa
    A Figo is the perfect run-around, designed for zipping through congested city streets, and squeezing into tight parking spaces
    The trendy Figo Blu is the perfect stocking filler for students who’ve worked hard to earn a place at varsity and need a set of wheels to keep moving

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    Drive. You either have it or you don’t. And for those of you who are starting university in the new year, you clearly have it. You know just what can be achieved when you decide to push beyond the boundaries, to go further.

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    For Ford owners, every day is Black Friday, as they enjoy the immense value that a well-built vehicle adds to their everyday lives
    106 years after the first mass-produced Model T rolled off the moving assembly line, Ford Motor Company continues to build affordable cars for the everyday man
    The Ford Figo is a perfect little runaround, designed for zipping through congested...

    Trendy Figo Blu – the perfect stocking filler for first-time buyers, students, small families, and older folks who want to downsize!

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    Ford Ranger has won the International Pick-up Award (IPUA) for 2020


    Ford also clinches title for the 2020 International Van of the Year (IVOTY) with the Transit Custom


    2.0-litre Bi-Turbo diesel powertrain and advanced driver assistance technologies tip the scales for Ranger

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 28 November 2019 – The Ford Ranger has won the 2020 International...

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 28 November 2019 – The Ford Ranger has won the 2020 International Pick-up Award (IPUA) at a special gala ceremony held in Lyon, France. The win for the Ranger was the second for Ford with the Blue Oval also clinching the title for the 2020 International Van of the Year (IVOTY) with the Transit Custom. This means Ford is the only manufacturer to do the double twice – the first time occurring in 2013.

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    Ford’s large-capacity Transit models receive fresh styling update
    Six-year/90 000km service plan introduced as standard on Transit Van and Transit Chassis Cab, enhancing overall value for money and reducing running costs for business owners
    Medium and extended long wheelbase versions available in Transit Van and Chassis Cab body styles

    Pretoria, South Africa, 27 November...

    Ford South Africa has introduced an updated version of its extremely capable and versatile load-hauler – the Transit Van and Chassis Cab models.

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    The locally-built Ford Ranger is the top-selling pickup in Europe, and South Africa’s top-ranking light commercial vehicle export
    Ford South Africa exports locally-built Rangers to more than 100 left-hand drive and right-hand drive markets around the world
    Ford makes use of road, rail, and sea to get its vehicles to market globally

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 13 November...

    The locally-built Ford Ranger is the top-selling pickup in Europe, and South Africa’s top-ranking light commercial vehicle export

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    Chrome Styling Pack now available as a no-cost option on all Ford Ranger XLS models, comprising Single Cab, SuperCab and Double Cab – 10 models in all


    Upmarket and distinctive features include chrome finishes and stainless steel rear sports bar, 17-inch alloy wheels also available in silver or black


    Cosmetic and functional upgrades raise the bar in terms of value...

    The proudly South African-built Ford Ranger is already one of the country’s top-selling vehicles, offering exceptional practicality, outstanding capability, as well as superb comfort, technology and safety.

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    Ford South Africa unveils one-of-a-kind #PaintedRanger for Heritage Month
    #BuiltFordTough Heritage Ranger made right here in Mzansi
    Fully functional, Proudly South African art car showcases heritage and diversity

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 September 2019 – Heritage Day is a South African public holiday, celebrated on 24 September every year. But what exactly is South...

    Heritage Day is a South African public holiday, celebrated on 24 September every year. But what exactly is South African heritage?

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    Ford South Africa unveils one-of-a-kind #PaintedRanger for Heritage Month
    #BuiltFordTough Heritage Ranger made right here in Mzansi
    Fully functional, Proudly South African art car showcases heritage and diversity

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 September 2019 – Heritage Day is a South African public holiday, celebrated on 24 September every year. But what exactly is South...

    Heritage Day is a South African public holiday, celebrated on 24 September every year.

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    Tourneo Custom Limited adds five-star luxury to Ford’s versatile people-mover
    Full colour-coding and sumptuous leather-trimmed seats deliver upmarket appeal
    Limited model is powered by the top-specification 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engine with 114kW and 385Nm

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 August 2019 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is adding a luxuriously...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is adding a luxuriously appointed range-topping model to the Tourneo Custom line-up in South Africa, introducing a high level of exclusivity to its versatile people-mover.

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    Any extraordinary journey requires the right vehicle
    The Ford Everest is the perfect off-road SUV when planning challenging road trips
    Preparing for a road trip takes meticulous planning, it is important to do your research upfront

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 05 August 2019 – At an elevation of more than 8,000 meters, Mount Everest majestically towers over the Himalayas as...

    At an elevation of more than 8,000 meters, Mount Everest majestically towers over the Himalayas as the world’s tallest peak.

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    New Ford Mustang delivers sleeker style, enhanced engines, sharper driving dynamics and advanced driver assistance technologies


    More athletic styling is underscored by crisp, clear LED lighting and bold new exterior colours. Upscale interior offers soft-touch materials and aluminium finishes


    Enhanced 2.3 EcoBoost and 5.0 V8 engines; 10-speed auto gearbox boosts...

    The sleeker, faster and more technologically advanced New Ford Mustang delivers more athletic styling, sophisticated engine and suspension enhancements, as well as advanced driver assistance features for customers of the iconic sports car.

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    Special edition Ford Figo Blu 1.5 TiVCT MT five-door hatchback, limited run of 360 units


    Sporty 15-inch alloy wheels, unique styling enhancements and three colour choices: Moondust Silver, Oxford White and Smoke Grey


    Vibrant interior with leather steering wheel, blue gloss door trim inserts, stitched gearshift gaiter and embroidered front mats

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    Ford is giving the compact Figo hatchback an additional dose of individuality and eye-catching style with the launch of the special edition new Figo Blu.

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    Stop The Crash South Africa show hosted by Global NCAP in partnership with the Automobile Association
    Campaign to advocate for the widespread demand and adoption of crash avoidance technologies for vehicles
    Ford supported the event with two Fiestas to demonstrate the solid performance of its advanced Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in helping to avoid...

    The Ford Fiesta took centre stage at the Stop The Crash South Africa (www.stopthecrash.org) show recently hosted by Global New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP), in partnership with the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) as part of its advocacy campaign to governments to make life-saving crash avoidance technologies a regulatory requirement for new vehicles and to advocate for the widest availability of these technologies worldwide.

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    Ford develops battery-electric Transit Smart Energy Concept to trial technologies which could help maximise driving range of future electrified vehicles


    Heat pump innovation saves 20 per cent of driving range. Smart device activated power door, solar panels, and innovative subliminal mood lighting also among ideas being tested


    Minibus format selected as it...

    Ford Motor Company has revealed the new Transit Smart Energy Concept – a one-of-a-kind 10-seater minibus which is helping the automaker explore solutions for maximising the energy efficiency and driving range of electrified vehicles.

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    First-ever Ford Ranger Raptor delivers true Ford Performance DNA
    Exceptional off-road capabilities that sets a completely new benchmark for the pickup segment
    Muscular exterior styling with 283mm ground clearance and 150mm wider track
    Unique high-strength steel chassis with bespoke suspension and race-developed FOX shock absorbers with Position Sensitive Damping...

    As one of the most highly anticipated new models for 2019, the all-new Ford Ranger Raptor is now officially available in South Africa.

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    Ford celebrates Mustang’s 55th anniversary today – National Mustang Day – as the world’s best-selling sports coupe of 2018 on the strength of 113,066 cars sold
    More than 2,600 Mustangs sold in South Africa since 2016
    This marks the fourth consecutive year Mustang claims the title of world’s best-selling sports coupe as well as best-selling sports car in the United States...

    DEARBORN, Mich., April 17, 2019 – As Ford marks Mustang’s 55th anniversary on this National Mustang Day, enthusiasts everywhere are celebrating the world’s best-selling sports coupe for the fourth consecutive year.

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    New Ranger builds on its ‘tough truck’ character with detail changes for exterior and interior


    Advanced all-new 2.0 Bi-Turbo and Single Turbo engines introduced in conjunction with sophisticated 10-speed automatic transmission. Proven 2.2 and 3.2 TDCi engines remain an integral part of the line-up


    Significant changes to suspension improve ride comfort and refinement...

    Ford is raising the bar further in the ultra-competitive light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment with the launch of the New Ranger for 2019.

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