Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
5 Nov 2021
8:15 am

Ford Ranger Stormtrak raises bar with power roller shutter

Jaco Van Der Merwe

SA’s double cab bakkie battle at the top table between Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux more heated than ever.

The Ford Ranger Stormtrak clad in Blue Lightning metallic paint.

There are two ways to look at the Stormtrak. You can either dismiss it as just another sticker upgrade from more conventional Ford Ranger models, or see it as a clever marketing ploy by the Blue Oval. While Ford might reveal the highly anticipated next generation Ranger at the end of November, it might still take in the region of a year or even longer to roll it out in Mzansi. That means the Ford Ranger will likely have to compete with its main rival the Toyota Hilux in its current guise until at least the end of 2022. And...