Ssangyong bringing Korando SUV to NZ market

Ssangyong bringing Korando SUV to NZ market

Great Lake Motor Distributors (GLMD), distributors of Ssangyong motor vehicles in New Zealand has just announced the upcoming launch of the ground breaking new model Korando onto the New Zealand market from February this year.

Apparently the Korando will be the most powerful SUV sold in NZ under $40,000 and will come standard with a new Euro 5 compliant diesel engine with 129Kw of power and 360 Nm of torque.

All models will come with the expected level of safety equipment and a 2000kg (braked) tow capacity. GLMD confirm that recommended retail prices will start from $34,990 + ORC for the Korando 4×2 6 speed manual, Korando 4×2 6 speed automatic will be $38,990 + ORC.

Two 4×4 models will be introduced, the Korando Sport 6 speed automatic will be $42,990 + ORC and the top-spec Korando SPR (short for SUPER) 6 speed automatic will complete the line up at $47,990 + ORC.

Mr Rick Cooper chairman of GLMD stated that it’s very exciting to be able to launch a high quality model like the Korando diesel with game changing specifications, performance and quality into the volume sub $40,000 price bracket.

The 4×2 SUV market segment is now one of the fastest growing market segments in Australia and New Zealand, with many private and company buyers looking for affordable lifestyle vehicles to replace previously popular larger petrol vehicles.

Mr Cooper said that it will very difficult for buyers and competitors to ignore the stylish new Korando designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital design.

The Korando will expand the Ssangyong range available in New Zealand, which currently includes Rexton, Kyron, Stavic and Actyon Sports.

Great Lake Motor Distributors (GLMD), distributors of Ssangyong motor vehicles in New Zealand has just announced the upcoming launch of the ground breaking new model Korando onto the New Zealand market from February this year.

Apparently the Korando will be the most powerful SUV sold in NZ under $40,000 and will come standard with a new Euro 5 compliant diesel engine with 129Kw of power and 360 Nm of torque.

All models will come with the expected level of safety equipment and a 2000kg (braked) tow capacity. GLMD confirm that recommended retail prices will start from $34,990 + ORC for the Korando 4×2 6 speed manual, Korando 4×2 6 speed automatic will be $38,990 + ORC.

Two 4×4 models will be introduced, the Korando Sport 6 speed automatic will be $42,990 + ORC and the top-spec Korando SPR (short for SUPER) 6 speed automatic will complete the line up at $47,990 + ORC.

Mr Rick Cooper chairman of GLMD stated that it’s very exciting to be able to launch a high quality model like the Korando diesel with game changing specifications, performance and quality into the volume sub $40,000 price bracket.

The 4×2 SUV market segment is now one of the fastest growing market segments in Australia and New Zealand, with many private and company buyers looking for affordable lifestyle vehicles to replace previously popular larger petrol vehicles.

Mr Cooper said that it will very difficult for buyers and competitors to ignore the stylish new Korando designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital design.

The Korando will expand the Ssangyong range available in New Zealand, which currently includes Rexton, Kyron, Stavic and Actyon Sports.

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