Why 'Ford Kuga' are words you’ll hear today

Ford South Africa has launched the new Ford Kuga range this week, saying safety issues are a top priority.

This comes after the auto-manufacturer was forced to recall and repair the Kuga 1.6 models released in 2013 and 2014, over an engine overheating malfunction.

Producer Jonathan Fairbairn (a.k.a Khabazela) says the public has already started taking jabs at at the carmaker's new model, inventing hilarious pay-off lines, such as:

Ford Kuga: the most lit car on the road.

Ford Kuga: the only car your ex should drive.

The hottest car by far.

Take a listen:


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