SsangYong Turismo now available in the UK
SsangYong Motors, now under the wing of India’s Mahindra Motors, has introduced the Turismo in the UK. At over 5m long and with a 3m wheelbase, the Turismo is an MPV, a luggage carrier and a soft-roader all rolled into one. It is a seven seater -two in front, two in middle and three seats in the back. It has a luggage space of 875 litres which can be extended to 3,146 litres with rear seats folded up. The Turismo is powered by the 2.0-litre turbo charged e-XDi200 diesel engine offering a maximum power of 155PS at 4,000rpm and maximum torque of 360Nm at 2,800rpm. There’s a choice of 6-speed manual transmission and a 5-speed Mercedes-Benz T-Tronic automatic transmission. While rear wheel drive features across the range, the top of the range EX includes selectable 4×4 with low ratio as standard.
Features on the inside include electrically operated and heated door mirrors, a leather covered steering wheel and gear knob, a top-end entertainment system, leather upholstery, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, rear parking sensors, heated lower windscreen, solar controlled glass, rain sensitive wipers and eco cruise control. Turismo is available in wine black, black, gunmetal grey, silver and white paintjobs. Prices start at £17,995 (Rs 17.06 lakh, UK) and go up to £23,995 (22.65 lakh, UK).