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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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    Eighth win in a row for Ford Ranger in Car Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys Awards for 2019


    Ranger remains top-selling double cab bakkie in SA, with imminent launch of even more accomplished New Ranger


    Ford Everest, EcoSport and Fiesta named runners-up in respective categories

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 March 2019 – The Ford Ranger claimed top honours at Car...

    The Ford Ranger claimed top honours at Car Magazine’s annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards held in Johannesburg on 12 March, 2019. The win marked the Ranger’s eighth consecutive win in the hotly contested Double Cab Bakkie category.

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    Ford Ranger led LCV exports from South Africa with 68 364 vehicles for 2018, up 16.2%


    Best-ever Ranger sales in Europe, climbing 15.7% year-on-year to 51 500 units


    Ford retains pickup segment leadership in EU20 markets, climbing 1.4 percentage points to 27.7% **

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 25 February 2019 – International demand for Ford’s trend-setting Ranger pickup...

    International demand for Ford’s trend-setting Ranger pickup reached an all-time high in 2018, with Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria having shipped a total of 68 364 units to export markets – a substantial 16.2% increase compared to 2017.

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    First new Ford Ranger production models emerge from Silverton Assembly Plant


    Result of over R3-billion investment and extensive upgrades at Ford’s local operations


    New Ranger and first-ever Ranger Raptor destined for markets in Africa, Europe and Middle East

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 11 February 2019 – Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has officially...

    Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has officially commenced production of the new Ford Ranger, bringing a raft of product upgrades and refinements to one of South Africa’s best-selling vehicles and export models.

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    Ford Transit Custom sets a new standard for the one-ton van segment with bold new design
    Updated cabin provides ideal mobile office with class-leading stowage, improved comfort and ergonomics
    Proven performance, efficiency and reliability of 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engines
    Total of 5 models, long and short wheelbase configurations, three trim levels

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    Ford’s new Transit Custom, the top-selling one-ton commercial van in Europe, is now available in South Africa, delivering a bold new design, interior enhancements and improved productivity for business.

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    Ford reveals new Tourneo Custom people mover with bold exterior styling and updated, high-quality interior
    Spacious and luxurious cabin features rear seating for six occupants
    Tourneo Custom comprehensively re-engineered to provide superior refinement and quality
    Tourneo features powerful yet economical 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engine and six-speed manual...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has introduced its versatile new Tourneo Custom, which delivers first class travel in extensively revised and more premium interior.

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    Upmarket, high-tech execution for new Ford Figo Titanium
    Enhanced safety with fitment of dual side and curtain airbags, and Ford MyKey
    SYNC®3 with 6.5-inch colour touchscreen and rear view camera

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 7 December 2018 – The recently launched Ford Figo range has been bolstered with the addition of a series-topping Titanium hatchback model that introduces...

    The recently launched Ford Figo range has been bolstered with the addition of a series-topping Titanium hatchback model that introduces an appreciably high level of comfort, convenience and safety equipment to the bustling compact car segment.

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    Outstanding value, space and comfort in new entry-level addition to EcoSport line-up
    Introduction of impressive new-generation 1.5-litre Ti-VCT three-cylinder petrol engine
    Uncompromising safety features including six airbags, Electronic Stability Control, rear parking sensors

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 November 2018 – The Ford EcoSport enjoys prominence on the sales...

    Now, Ford is making the EcoSport available to a wider range of price-conscious buyers with the introduction of a new entry-level petrol-powered model in the form of the 1.5 Ti-VCT Ambiente.

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    New four-cylinder turbodiesel engines will power the Ford Ranger Raptor and selected Ranger and Everest models due for launch in 2019


    Highest-ever installed capacity for Struandale Engine Plant of up to 250 000 engines per year, in conjunction with expanded Duratorq TDCi engine programme


    Sophisticated assembly line for new engine including eight fully automated...

    The Ford Struandale Engine Plant commenced production of the new-generation diesel engines that are set to power the new Ford Ranger Raptor and selected Ranger and Everest models that will be launched in the first half of 2019.

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    Bold styling and sporty driving dynamics from exciting new range-topping ST-Line models
    Exclusive ST-Line design elements, interior trim and revised suspension set-up
    Economical 1.5-litre TDCi turbodiesel engine introduced, available in Ambiente and Trend derivatives

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 November 2018 – Ford Motor Company is bolstering its presence in the popular...

    The Ford Performance-inspired new Kuga ST-Line offers customers greater choice of styling and specification as part of the comprehensive Kuga line-up.

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    New 2019 Ford GT Carbon Series Attacks Tracks, and the Drive Home

    The new 2019 Ford GT Carbon Series is the lightest in the company’s GT lineup, saving approximately 18 kg with lightweight innovations such as carbon fibre wheels and a polycarbonate engine cover


    Bare carbon fibre dual exposed stripes, A-pillars and lower body panels communicate the car’s extra nimbleness...

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    Ford GT Production Extended to Satisfy Exceptional Demand

    Ford to produce approximately 1,350 Ford GT supercars as demand outstrips supply six-to-one


    Ford GT application window to re-open for one month in selected markets from Nov. 8


    New Ford GT Heritage Edition model celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1968 and 1969 Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 with...

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    New Mustang Bullitt confirmed for South African introduction

    New 2019 Mustang Bullitt will be available in South Africa in 2019, in limited numbers


    Limited-edition Mustang Bullitt features a unique performance-tuned 5.0-liter V8 engine packing 480 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque and reaching a top speed of 163 mph


    New Mustang Bullitt salutes 1968 movie car...

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    First Ford Ranger Raptor Trial Units Produced in South Africa

    Assembly of first Ford Ranger Raptor trial units, as build-up continues towards full-scale production


    Culmination of R3-billion investment and extensive upgrades to Silverton Assembly Plant


    Additional R160-million invested in readiness for production expansion in 2019


    Ranger Raptor set for launch in...

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    New Bad-Ass Ford Ranger Raptor is Coming to Europe – Ultimate Performance Pick-up Breaks Cover at Gamescom

    New Ranger Raptor – the toughest, highest performing version of Europe’s best-selling pick-up – debuts in Europe at Gamescom trade fair ahead of 2019 sales launch


    Developed by Ford Performance, the awe-inspiring Ranger Raptor supports thrill-seeking outdoor...

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    Ford Ranger Production Hits the 500 000 Milestone in South Africa

    Half-millionth Ford Ranger produced at Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria


    Ranger remains top-selling vehicle in popular Double Cab segment in South Africa

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 14 August 2018 – Ford Motor Company’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the...

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    Ford Celebrates Production of 10 Millionth Mustang

    Ford Mustang, a cultural icon inspiring optimism and independence around the world, celebrates the production of its 10 millionth car at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan


    Ford Mustang is the best-selling sports car of the last 50 years, is featured in more movies and has more Facebook followers than any other car in...

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    Bringing Off-Road Experience to a New Level, Ford Ranger Raptor is Ready for the ‘Outback Attack’
    DARWIN, Australia, July 24, 2018 – Unveiled to the world for the first time earlier this year, the highly anticipated Ford Ranger Raptor is set to arrive in markets across Asia Pacific. With Ford Performance DNA at its core, this high-speed desert racer pushes the limits in...

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    Long-lost ‘68 “Bullitt” Movie Mustang, New Ford Mustang BULLITT Head Ford Line-up at Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Iconic “Bullitt” movie Mustang as driven by Steve McQueen in the Warner Bros. classic to make debut outside U.S. at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed alongside all-new Ford Mustang BULLITT special edition


    Champion drifter Vaughn Gittins Jr. will pay tribute to...

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    New Ford EcoSport SUV Enhances Quality, Technology and Capability to Deliver More Confidence and Comfort

    New Ford EcoSport offers rugged, stylish new exterior that builds on Ford’s SUV heritage
    Refined, ergonomic interior features floating central touchscreens up to 8-inches
    Powerful, fuel-efficient and award-winning 1.0 EcoBoost engine, new six-speed automatic...

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    New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket Appeal

    Fresh styling updates give new Ford Figo more modern, refined appearance
    Interior revised with focus on improved quality, comfort and standard features
    New 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine, launch of new six-speed automatic on Trend Hatch
    Segment-defining four-year/60 000km Service Plan included in purchase...

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    Refreshed Ford Ranger Arrives in 2019 – With More Performance, Efficiency, Features and Capability

    Updated Ranger scheduled for 2019 launch following R3-billion investment in Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant and Struandale Engine Plant
    New-generation powertrain with 10-speed automatic and all-new Bi-Turbo engine on selected models; improved suspension for enhanced dynamics,...

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    All-New Ford Fiesta – Raising the Stakes in Compact Car Segment

    Contemporary new design that is more fluid and elegant – but distinctly Fiesta
    Revolutionary new interior with unprecedented quality of materials, craftsmanship and cutting-edge technologies
    Fun-to-drive character enhanced with new suspension, improved safety
    SYNC®3 connectivity supported by floating...

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    Ford Mustang Is World’s Best-Selling Sports Coupe for Third Straight Year

    Ford sold 125,809 Mustang coupes and convertibles in 146 countries last year


    Mustang has enjoyed 10 percent sales growth with women buyers over the last five years


    Mustang was the top-selling sports coupe worldwide in 2017 with more than one-third of its sales going to export markets,...

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    Seventh Car Magazine Best Buy Title for Ford Ranger

    Locally-built Ford Ranger selected as Car Magazine Best Buy for seventh consecutive year


    Ranger leads the popular double cab pick-up segment, remains one of SA’s best-selling vehicles overall, and is among the country’s top vehicle exports


    Recently revealed Ford Ranger Raptor set to redefine off-road capability...

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    Ford Unleashes First-Ever Ranger Raptor; Off-Road Pickup Loaded with ‘Built Ford Tough’ and Ford Performance DNA

    Setting a new benchmark in off-road pickup capability, the Ranger Raptor has been designed to combine Ford Performance DNA with Ranger’s renowned toughness and engineering capability


    Ranger Raptor includes standard front and rear Fox Racing Shox shock...

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    Locally-built Ford Ranger Spiced Up for 2018

    Specification upgrades for Ford Ranger, including eye-catching Fx4 option on wider range


    Front Park Assist now included on XLT models, optional spray-in bed liner

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 05 December 2017 – Keeping aligned with the times and ahead of the competition, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has...

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    Ford Invests R3-billion for Production Expansion in SA, Including First-Ever Ford Ranger Raptor

    R3-billion investment in production capacity expansion at Ford’s South African operations


    All-new Ford Ranger Raptor will be assembled in South Africa from 2019, a new addition to the Ford Performance family


    Investment program reaffirms Ford’s commitment to South...

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    New Kuga Builds on Ford’s Global SUV Expertise and Heritage

    New Kuga introduces refreshed design inside and out for a distinctive look


    Improved specification and features across the range, building on the Kuga’s trend-setting sophistication, safety and comfort


    Available in Ambiente, Trend and Titanium specification levels, with 1.5 and 2.0-litre EcoBoost petrol...

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    Seize the Thrill; Ford Presents the First Ever Ranger Raptor
    Pretoria, South Africa, 7 September 2017 – Ford Motor Company today announced that the hugely popular Ford Ranger bakkie will be available in an off-road performance variant for the first time. The purpose-built, desert-racing inspired bakkie joins the Ford Performance family, as the new ‘Ford Ranger Raptor’. The...

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    Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of Historic 1967 Le Mans Winner with 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition

    Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt 


    Ford GT ‘67 Heritage edition honoring historic No. 1 race car introduced for...

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    Best of the Breed: Special Edition Ford Fiesta ST200

    Limited production of 160 Ford Fiesta ST200 units for South Africa


    Most powerful and fastest Fiesta ST yet: 149kW and 0-100 km/h in 6.7 sec


    Exclusive exterior and interior features unique to special edition Fiesta ST200

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 May, 2017 – One of South Africa’s all-time favourite hot...

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    Style and Technology to the Fore in Updated Ford Focus

    Sporty and aggressive new styling kit available on Ford Focus five-door hatch


    Optional Driver Assistance Pack now includes SYNC®3 with Navigation


    Sophisticated new 1.5-litre TDCi offers exceptional fuel economy in hatch and sedan


    Enhanced features for Focus ST and RS models

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 3 May...

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    Exciting Limited Edition Fx4 Model added to Ford Ranger Line-up

    Stunning new Ford Ranger Fx4, based on 3.2 TDCi Double Cab 4x4 models


    Distinctive array of visual enhancements give Ranger even greater personality and appeal


    Includes latest upgrade to SYNC® 3 with Navigation infotainment system

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 April, 2017 – Outstanding performance, a...

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    Ford Ranger, Everest Upgrades Include SYNC®3 with Navigation … and more!

    Ranger XLT and Wildtrak now feature SYNC®3 with Navigation as standard, rear camera and PDC included on XLS models


    On Everest, SYNC® 3 with Navigation added on all XLT and Limited models


    Enhanced capability with fitment of diff-lock as standard on all Ranger and Everest 4x2 and 4x4...

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    Ford Transit Connect – Versatile and Built for Business

    New 1.5-litre TDCi engine with uprated 88kW of power and substantial 270Nm torque peak


    Ideal for business with full-width steel bulkhead, optional load-through hatch + window, 1-ton payload


    Outstanding comfort and safety as standard, Ambiente Option Pack adds driving convenience

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    Safety Recall Actions Completed on over 63% of Ford Kuga 1.6 Models
    PRETORIA, South Africa, March 3, 2017 – Ford South Africa today announced that progress has been made with the implementation of the safety recall for the 1.6-litre Ford Kuga. More than 63% of the affected vehicles have already been repaired and returned to their owners, who can now enjoy ongoing peace of...

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    Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST Debuts 200 PS, 3‑Cylinder, 1.5-litre EcoBoost Engine and Drive Modes for Ultimate Fun-to-Drive

    Ford Performance reveals next generation Ford Fiesta ST powered by an all-new 200 PS, three-cylinder, 1.5‑litre EcoBoost engine ahead of appearance at the Geneva Motor Show


    First three-cylinder Ford Performance model also features Drive Modes that...

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    Ford GT Delivers Highest Top Speed, Fastest Lap Times on the Track of Any Production Ford Ever

    Assisted by fully active dynamic systems, all-new Ford GT achieves top speed of 216 mph – the highest ever for any Ford production vehicle


    Strong power-to-weight ratio coupled with the most advanced active suspension system in the segment gives Ford GT the edge in lap times...