As a motoring journalist of many years, you know that when you receive an invitation to test drive a machine like the Ford Raptor, this is no ordinary run of the mill event. Just by thinking of the town in South Africa where the launch was held, sends all kinds of pictures into your mind of dunes, mountainous ups and downs and plenty, plenty of loose white sand. So I packed my bags and headed off to a town called Upington, just about 100 kms away from the Namibian border.Upon our arrival, you are greeted by a convoy of the all-new Ford Ranger Raptor, certainly a new breed of ‘pick-up’ trucks. You are immediately greeted by the sheer size of this ‘bakkie’.
Let’s make no mistake here…the Raptor is big and eats up the parking bay so much that you have to [...]
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