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After rise in hijacking and robbery in South Africa: Ford finally introduce bulletproof bakkies

After another year of rise in violent crimes and hijackings , Ford South Africa finally introduce armored cars available to ordinary South Africans. Ford is now in partnership with the company SVI_Engineering a company that converts a normal car into an armored car.

Ford has become the first South Africa car manufactured to offer an armored car for civilian use even though Mercedes G-Class was also in partnership with the same company but it was on a limited partnership. SVI_Engineering can converts any car into a bullet proof vehicle but at personal cost.

So what does Ford bring to the table ? Now any person can actually buy an armored ford bakkie at their car dealership directly. But if you need this armored car it will always come at a cost , here is the pricing:

The level of protection is graded into three categories:

B6 Stopgun will protect people from pistols and short gun

B4 Discreet will protect people inside from semi - automatic and pistol

B6 Discreet will offer ultimate protection including assault weapons like AK47 and hand grenade

Sources:

https://twitter.com/FordSouthAfrica/status/1355141779218190336

https://citizen.co.za/motoring/motoring-news-motoring/2432712/ford-jumps-the-gun-with-bulletproof-ranger-bakkie/

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