Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
5 minute read
28 Oct 2021
7:46 am

Ford Ranger Raptor SE gets the racing stripes it deserves

Mark Jones

This off-road beast is the one offering that main rival Toyota Hilux has no answer to in South Africa's bakkie war.

Still high flying

The master of special editions, Ford South Africa, have done it again. This time it is the bespoke and ever-capable limited numbers Ranger Raptor Special Edition. And to properly do what Ranger Raptor people should be doing with such bakkie, we took a trip out into a post-apocalyptic universe called the Tankwa Karoo. In this remote and arid area somewhere between Ceres in the Western Cape and Calvinia in the Northern Cape, lies a little place called the Tankwa Tented Camp. Mad Max movie set This camp, situated inside the Stonehenge Nature Reserve, looks like something out of Mad Max...