Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
31 Oct 2019
10:28 am

Long-term update: Ford Ranger Wildtrak goes for one last adventure

Jaco Van Der Merwe

The Ranger aced the daily trip of around three kilometres on rather soft sand from our camp site to the beachfront

There is something very calming about the gentle hum when taking a diesel bakkie cross country. It’s almost a case of just pointing the nose in the right direction and sitting back to enjoy the journey. Not so relaxed that your mind starts wandering, just enough for you to be calm and happy enough not to get worked up about any of the cowboys we share the road with. This was the case when I recently took the family for a long weekend across the Mozambican border to the sleepy beach town that is Ponto de Ouro in our long-term...