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Ssangyong Actyon SUV, Actyon Sports pickup launched

POSTED BY Mick Chan ON 07 September 2012

Ssangyong has launched two all-new models, the Actyon SUV and the Sctyon Sports pickup truck.

Actyon AWD e-XDI 200 XVT

The Actyon SUV is powered by a new 2.0 litre diesel engine producing 175PS at 4,000 rpm and 360Nm at 2,000 rpm, transmitted to the road via a six-speed automatic transmission and a choice of front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive. Combined fuel economy is a claimed 7.5 litres/100km.

According to Ssangyong, the Actyon SUV is aimed at the crossover market by combining the running costs of a turbo diesel, the dynamic abilities of a luxury hatchback and the visual appeal and rough-road capability of an SUV, with styling by renowned automotive stylist Giorgetto Giugiaro.

In terms of off-road capability, ground clearance is 180mm; approach, departure and ramp angles are 22.8, 28.2 and 18.5 degrees respectively; maximum climb angle is 48% for the AWD model and 3% for the 2WD model; roll-over angle is 40 percent and its wading depth is 300mm.

The Actyon SUV comes equipped with safety equipment such as ESP (Electronic Stability Program) which integrates anti-rollover protection, brake assist, hill start assist and ESS (Emergency Stop Signal), as well as active head restraints for the front row and ISOFIX mounts.

Equipped with full leather upholstery, the Actyon SUV interior features 60:40 split-folding rear seats that can be adjusted for various seat recline angles. A flat floor with the notable omission of a raised transmission tunnel aids ease of accomodation, especially for the middle passenger. The boot has a capacity of 486 litres and includes a roof-mounted hanger and a hook for installing a load net for added luggage options.

Other features include a standard-fit Bluetooth audio system with phone and music streaming connectivity, and comes with a 3-year/100,000 km factory backed warranty. Available in six exterior and two interior colours, the completely built-up Actyon SUV is listed at RM129,977.20 OTR without insurance for private registration, or RM130,177.20 OTR without insurance for company registration.

Actyon Sports XDi 200 XVT

The Actyon Sports pickup is of a five-seat, double-cab layout, available in 4WD and 2WD, distinguishable by 18-inch and 16-inch wheels respectively. Powered by a 2-litre diesel engine, it is endowed with 155PS at 4,000 rpm and 360 Nm between 1,500-2,800 rpm. According to Ssangyong it is the only pickup on the market equipped with a sunroof.

Available in either six-speed manual or automatic transmission, The Actyon Sports pickup is constructed on a separate frame chassis, while its off-road capabilities in terms of approach, departure and ramp angles are 25 degrees for all three parameters. Electronic stability programming (ESP) and hill start assist are standard on the Actyon Sports pickup.

The Actyon Sports pickup comes with dual front airbags, leather-covered seats and Bluetooth connectivity, while the rear seats can be reclined by as much as 29 degrees. A flat rear deck provides 2.04 square metres of loading area including a load deck liner and anchor points.

Available in seven exterior colours, the Actyon Sports pickup comes with a 3-year/100,000 km factory backed warranty. Price OTR without insurance is RM86,077.20 for private registration, or RM86,277.20 for company registration.

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