--
 
SEE | Here's the bakkie of the decade

'Our choice for bakkie of the decade is slow, date and indispensable,' writes Lance Branquinho.

SEE | 8 cool vehicles Tesla should make

Here are eight other vehicles we'd want to see the automaker create.

WATCH: Everything you need to know about the Ford Ranger bakkie

2019-02-01 15:30

Robin Classen

Image: Quickpic

The Ford Ranger remains the closest rival to the mighty Toyota Hilux, but what makes it such a popular bakkie?

The guys from Donut Media take a look at how the Ranger came to be, even including an uncommon partnership with Mazda.

Just gotten stronger

After almost being shelved from production the Ranger made a massive comeback especially in countries like South Africa and Europe, culminating in a total of 7 million sales since 1983.

READ: New Ford Ranger bakkie debuts in Europe: More power, new design, enhanced tech

Today there are various models in the line-up which include the Wildtrak and Raptor.

Watch the video:

NEXT ON WHEELS24X
Read more on:    ford  |  robin classen  |  guides and lists

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.