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The cheapest double cab … soon to hit the UK market

Ssangyong’s UK division have revealed the new DMZ limited edition Korando Sport, featuring the military look camo paint work, roof rails and 18 inch wheels, (DMZ – standing for De-Militarised Zone, the area between North and South Korea)
SX models get 18-inch alloys, tinted windows, air-conditioning, USB and Bluetooth connectivity and a leather steering Korando_Sports_DMZwheel. Go for EX and you get heated seats, powered door mirrors and parking sensors, too.
Mechanically the same, the DMZ is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine producing 155PS and 360Nm of torque between 1,500rpm and 2,800rpm. Fuel economy combined sits at an acceptable 37.7mpg and on-demand four-wheel drive.
The Korando Sports pickup now offers a coil spring multilink rear suspension instead of the leaf spring dated option given by some manufacturers, giving the pickup a better character for road use.
Korando_Sports_DMZThe rear load-bed offers enough space to take a standard euro pallet with a payload rating of one ton and a towing capacity of up to 2.7 ton. Ssangyong also offer customers a range of load bed weather and security covers to protect their goods.
Pricing starts at £19,195 (plus VAT) for the DMZ Ltd Edition, and regular models start from £14,495 (plus VAT). All in, this makes the Korando Sport the cheapest new double cab pickup you can buy in the UK today.

 

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