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The biggest second-hand bakkies we could find

The second-hand market in South Africa offers a few opportunities to own truly unique cars.

With a mission to find the largest pre-owned vehicles in the country – we’re talking physically massive – we took to the internet to see what’s on offer.

Our findings are listed below.

Click on the underlined vehicle name to visit the original listing.

2018 Ford F650

The Ford F650 is the second-largest F-series vehicle the company produces, and it’s made to tackle big jobs.

It’s available in several specifications, including tractor and tipper body styles, with this particular model being the crew cab variation.

There is seating for up to five people, while the front seating configuration can be had in 11 different layouts.

Its features list is quite utilitarian, too, with fabric upholstery, an AM/FM radio, and manual air-conditioning rounding off cabin comforts.

At the front lies a 6.7-litre, V8, turbo-diesel motor that develops 201kW and 915Nm, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.

This allows for a maximum towing capacity of up to 13 tonnes.

The asking price for this Ford F650 is R1,600,000 – excluding VAT.

Specifications Ford F650
Engine 6.7-litre, V8, turbo-diesel
Wheelbase 2,910mm
Width 2,426mm
Height 2,405mm
Kerb Weight 5,419kg

2018 Dodge Ram 3500 Dually Laramie Longhorn Edition

If you want a huge bakkie in South Africa, this Dodge Dually is one of your best options.

Inside, it sports a leather interior with heated seats, Bluetooth connectivity, all-round parking sensors, and a reverse camera.

Its power specifications are just as impressive, with a Cummins-sourced 6.7-litre, in-line six-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine generating 287kW and 1,261Nm under the hood.

Drive is handled by a six-speed manual transmission, allowing the Dually to carry up to 2,481kg in the load box, while towing a maximum of 13,789kg.

This 2018 Dodge Ram 3500 Dually Laramie Longhorn Edition costs R1,799,900.

Specifications Dodge Ram 3500 Dually
Engine 6.7-litre, in-line six-cylinder, turbo-diesel
Length 6,310mm
Width 2,438mm
Height 2,024mm
Kerb Weight 3,274kg

2015 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6

The Mercedes-Benz 6×6 G Wagon was originally produced for the Australian army, but was later released as a passenger vehicle named the G63 AMG 6×6.

The model is one of only 100 units worldwide, and is kitted to the roof with Brabus bits.

Comfort features are plentiful, with electrically-adjustable, heated seats, a Bluetooth sound system, rear-seat entertainment, and several luxurious materials fitted as standard.

Powering the 6×6 is a 5.5-litre, V8, twin-turbo petrol engine generating a healthy 400kW and 761Nm, paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission.

This lets it sprint to 100km/h in 5.4 seconds, as well carry up to 650kg of cargo in the wood-laminated load box.

To get the price for this Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 serious buyers will need to contact the dealership directly.

Specifications Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6
Engine 5.5-litre, V8, twin-turbo petrol
Length 5,875mm
Width 2,110mm
Height 2,210mm
Kerb Weight 4,105kg

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