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RPM TV Schedule 08 June 2016: Ranger vs Amarok, Smart ForFour, Audi Q3

June 6, 2016 | | 5 Comments

With price tags hovering around the R600k mark, the Ford Ranger Wildtrak and the VW Amarok Ultimate are two of SA’s most expensive four-wheel drive double cab bakkies. But how do they compare? We put the two flagships to the … Read More

Ford escalates in-car entertainment

March 9, 2016 |

A day after we reported on the Vision Next 100 from BMW, Ford appears to also be investigating ways of future-proofing its core products.

A patent application filed at the US Patent Office depicts a scenario where the front cabin … Read More

ST200 caps off Fiesta range

February 29, 2016 |

As we reported earlier this month, Ford was due to unveil a more powerful Fiesta at the Geneva Motor Show later this week, but instead decided to reveal the car today.

The ST200, as it will be badged, will be … Read More

This Kuga gets a facelift

February 22, 2016 |

Kuga SUV receives new looks as well as a new 1,5-litre diesel engine

Ford has previewed a series of photos that depict the new Kuga. While not entirely new, the Kuga facelift does add a fresh engine, options and interior … Read More

Episode 334 – Ford B-Max 1.0 EcoBoost Titanium

February 9, 2016 |

We look at what is possible when you add a sliding door to a small form factor car as South Africa finally gets the Ford B-Max.

Engine: In-line three-cylinder, 999 cc, turbo Power: 92 kW @ 6 000 rpm Torque: … Read More

One-day test: Ford Mustang 2.3 Ecoboost Fastback

February 5, 2016 |

Long-time readers will know that I have not had kind things to say about Ford’s latest incarnation of the Pony. Mind you, not because I don’t think that a low-slung coupé with lots of power at the rear, and as … Read More

Ford investing heavily in autonomous tech

January 14, 2016 |

Ford Motor Company is apparently shifting a large portion of its R&D budget into autonomous driving projects. The US auto maker is said to be running a fleet of 30 autonomous vehicles, with operation under adverse weather part of the … Read More

Mercedes-Benz: Nine’s the limit

December 8, 2015 |

Mercedes-Benz says it won’t go beyond nine forward gears on its gearboxes, citing efficiencies as the reason for the decision. This is in contrast to other vehicle manufacturers who have already started exploring the viability of 10-speed gearboxes.

Ford and … Read More

Ford to go beyond Focus RS

November 12, 2015 | | One Comment

According to insiders Ford is watching the release of the Focus RS very closely, but not for the reasons you would expect.

Since this is the first Focus hatchback to be released with all-wheel drive, Ford needs to keep track … Read More

Episode 324 – Ford Focus Hatch 1.0

November 4, 2015 |

Deon looks at the updated Ford Focus Hatch and if a three-cylinder engine is enough to satisfy the family hatchback.

Engine: In-line three-cylinder,  998 cc, turbo Power: 92 kW @ 6 000 rpm Torque: 170 Nm @ 1 400 rpm … Read More