SUV / BAKKIES
South Africa’s number one Chinese bakkie brand rejuvenates their trusted Steed range
After decades of service to the South African SOE, fleet and business customers, as well as leisure and lifestyle customers seeking a utility vehicle that truly is a versatile workhorse, Haval Motors SA (HMSA) is happy to announce that a new and upgraded version of the effervescent Steed range will be available in GWM dealerships across the country from mid-December and again after the festive break. Deliveries to dealerships will resume early in January 2022. The new generation Steed will replace the current Steed 5, Steed 6 & Steed 5e.
Hino Team Sugawara has conducted extensive testing of the 1 000 hp hybrid truck it has entered in the 2022 Dakar Rally. Results have been very promising as the team aims to take on the so-called “monster trucks” with Hino’s first racing diesel-electric hybrid powertrain. This event, which is considered the most gruelling motorsport event in the world, will take place in Saudi Arabia from January 2-14.
• Limited to 210 individually numbered units
• X-Rider Limited Sports Hoop and accessories offer added value
• Represents the pinnacle of continuous development and quality
Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSA) has added three sporty X-Rider Limited Edition models to the Isuzu D-MAX range. Badged the X-Rider Limited Edition, production of the new models will be limited to 210 individually numbered units with a numbered plaque in the engine bay. The X-Rider Limited Edition is Isuzu’s latest addition to the ever popular 6th generation D-MAX bakkie
The T8 is the most advanced pick-up ever developed by JAC Motors in its 58-year history. It is based on JAC Motors’ eighth-generation international platform that provides increased stability, safety and comfort. It is manufactured in China and exported to more than 40 countries.
With an athletic exterior and premium interior, the next-generation Ford Ranger is the result of deep customer insight, developed through extensive customer research into what makes a great pickup.
PEUGEOT’s latest model introduction may take many by surprise, being – perhaps – unexpected from the brand’s typical French flare of late. The new PEUGEOT LANDTREK is a Pick-Up, but this isn’t PEUGEOT’s first foray into that market – in fact, the brand has an enviable and successful legacy, especially in Africa.
Seven decades ago, the iconic Nissan Patrol launched into the market, forever changing the SUV category. The Patrol is much-loved across the globe, evidenced by the dedicated and enthusiastic Patrol Clubs founded on every continent. This year, the Patrol is celebrating its 70th anniversary. Today, the vehicle is just as much a revolutionist and icon in its class as it was when it was first introduced to the world.
SVI Engineering, specialist manufacturer of armoured products, took delivery of one of the first Land Cruiser 300s to enter the South African market. According to Jaco se Kock, CEO of SVI, it was important to purchase an early example of the Land Cruiser 300 to give his engineering team adequate time to develop the B6 (assault rifle) armouring kit before the bulk of the allocation arrives on local shores.
Land Rover SV Bespoke has created a new Land Rover Defender V8 Bond Edition to celebrate the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die, ahead of its world premiere later this month.
SVI Engineering, specialist manufacturer of armoured products, delivered its first armoured Ford Ranger Raptor. This is the first Raptor armoured under the Ford-approved armouring scheme that allows clients to order the armouring package straight from the Ford dealerships.