SA bakkie battle: Ford begins building its next-gen Ranger in Pretoria

2019-02-11 11:34

Ford has commenced production of its new Ford Ranger, bringing a raft of product upgrades and refinements to one of South Africa's best-selling bakkies and export models.

Ranger Raptor, RT1, Tarok - These top 3 'new bakkies' made the biggest waves in 2018

2018-12-21 07:07

It was a big year for bakkies, but which concepts and innovations were most newsworthy in the world of double-cabs? Lance Branquinho takes a look at the top 3 for 2018.

Toyota Hilux Dakar vs. Mitsubishi Triton Athlete: SA's bakkie market leader meets its match

2018-12-04 19:00

Toyota adorned its Hilux with a limited edition Dakar model, but Mitsubishi has something to say with its Triton Athlete. Charlen Raymond investigates.


2018-09-05 12:30

THE BAKKIE war is in full swing now that Toyota has upped the game in its top-selling Hilux range.

WATCH: Toyota launches limited edition Hilux Dakar bakkie

2018-06-14 19:00

Toyota South Africa has festooned 6000 Hilux bakkies with a new gloss black-finish, Dakar decals, an all-black interior and white instrument gauges to create its latest Hilux Dakar edition.

The Dakar race shows that the toughest bakkies in the world are South African

2018-06-02 07:10

South Africa’s world-class race car manufacturing industry is a supplier of choice for the event, besting rivals from European, the US and Australia.

2018 Q1 bakkie sales in SA provinces

2018-05-18 12:00

The leading province sold almost three times more bakkies than the second-placed one.

SA bakkie sales: Hilux on top, Mazda BT-50 makes the top 10

2018-05-02 19:00

The Toyota Hilux continues its run as South Africa's top selling bakkie with 2679 units in April 2018.

VW's new bakkie - awesome Atlas Tanoak concept revealed at New York auto show

2018-03-29 08:22

The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak bakkie concept made its world debut at the New York International Auto Show. Should VWSA launch the new bakkie locally?

Lexus RX, Civic Type R... new models for SA

2018-02-28 13:00

Ferrari Portofino, Honda Civic Type R and more... here are the new models launched in February.

Volkswagen is the most recent manufacturer to partner with Iceland's Arctic Trucks. We look at some oother examples over the years from Toyota, Isuzu and Nissan.

Volkswagen is the most recent manufacturer to partner with Iceland's Arctic Trucks. We look at some oother examples over the years from Toyota, Isuzu and Nissan.

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WATCH: Bakkie drag race... X-Class vs Hilux vs Ranger vs Triton vs Amarok

2018-12-07 09:37

Watch the five best bakkies on sale go head-to-head across a drag race, rolling race and brake test.

SEE: Need a quality bakkie? Here are top LCVs in SA - Ipsos Vehicle Quality Awards

2018-11-10 09:30

Need a new bakkie? Find out which brands came out tops in the latest Ipsos Vehicle Quality Awards.

Best-selling bakkies: Hilux remains king, Ranger in hot pursuit

2018-08-02 09:43

The Toyota Hilux remains the unrivalled top-selling bakkie in South Africa after amassing a sales figure of more than 3000 units in July 2018.

Mercedes 6x6, Hilux V8, Shelby F150: Mzansi’s five maddest bakkies

2018-06-07 08:09

From the apocalyptic Mercedes-Benz AMG 6x6 to the monstrous 565kW Shelby F150 headed for our shores, we list some extreme bakkies marketed in South Africa.

Good month for SA car sales: The fuel price is staggering yet South Africans are still buying thousands of cars and bakkies

2018-06-01 17:17

It’s been yet another good month for local automotive industry as car and bakkie sales improve, with more than 42 000 vehicles sold in South Africa. Will the trend continue?

Bigger, better, Nampo: Driving Nissan's Skyline R34 in SA

2018-05-17 08:30

'The raw driving experience brings you back to the essence of piloting one of the legendary sports cars,' writes Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond after driving the Nissan Skyline R34 at Nampo.

SA bakkie sales: Hilux dominates, good month for Navara in March 2018

2018-04-03 19:00

The Toyota Hilux continued its dominance, beating its closest rival, the Ford Ranger, by more than 1000 units. We list the top selling bakkies in March 2018.

How does the Mercedes X-Class price compare to other SA bakkies?

2018-03-16 14:42

"How does Mercedes-Benz’s double-cab pricing compare to its bakkie rivals in SA? We do the maths," writes Lance Branquinho.

Ranger Raptor unleashed: Five of Ford’s fastest bakkies

2018-02-10 10:47

'The new Ranger Raptor is merely the continuation of a long line in fabulously fast Fords with a loadbed’ writes Lance Branquinho as he lists five fast Fords.

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