ALMOST ALL OF THE BIG PLAYERS OF THE LUXURY PICK-UP CLASS, WHICH IS GROWING IN NUMBER OF SALES IN TURKEY, HAVE BEEN RENEWED.
The number of sales of the pick-up models, favorite vehicles of American and Asian markets, is growing in Turkey. Pick-ups are the favorites of car enthusiasts also with their muscular build, and four-wheel drive features. Today’s pick-ups raise the bar in the aspects of safety and comfort since they offer a large volume of carrying capacity and comfortable seating arrangements.
The models that their total number of sales reaches to ten thousand in Turkey have been renewed one by one. This refreshment is going to increase the competition in this class since the important players have already embraced their new features.
RENAULT JOINS THE COMPETITION
The French manufacturer Renault, which plans to enlarge the product range, takes a step towards a new class. The brand that also plans to dominate the pick-up class displayed Alaskan, which was introduced as a concept, for the first time. The new model that draws attention with its muscular and elegant features is based on Navara, a model of Nissan –the new partner of Renault. We can expect to see the serial production version of the vehicle on the roads in 2016. The luxurious Alaskan is going to have automatic transmission and 4X4 traction system.
NISSAN NAVARA IS IN LINE
The luxury pick-up wars are going to move into a new dimension with the renewed Nissan Navara. The new Nissan Navara NP300 has the largest carrying capacity of its class and recently developed features. Compared to its predecessor, Navara now has a softer and more modern look and 67 mm wider. 2.3 lt dCi engine comes in two versions at 158 and 187 hp. The fuel consumption rate of the new engine is down by 24 percent compared to the older version.
MITSUBISHI L200 IS FOR SALE
The first to enter to the Turkish market among the renewed models has become the fifth generation new Mitsubishi L200. The new L200, which has leading comfort and safety features as well as its strength and durability, can handle tough roads thanks to its RISE body structure, shock absorber chassis, and new suspension system. The new model that offers both diesel engine and automatic transmission options also comes with high level of equipment options. Increased safety features such as seven airbags, Active Stability Traction Control, Hill Start Assistant, and Trailer Stability Control are offered as standard in all levels of equipments, making the model a reliable companion on the road.
THE LEGEND IS RENEWED
Toyota Hilüx, which is the oldest and the most powerful player of the pick-up class, is counting the days to be put on the market with its completely renewed version. Hilüx has a high level of equipment and 4X4 traction system. The vehicle, which is also going to be offered with automatic transmission, is going to be imported to our country with 2.4 lt turbo diesel engine option. The entrance of the model in our market has been expected through the end of year.
AMAROK IS SPECIAL FOR TURKEY
Amarok, a model in pick-up class of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, offers more comfort and safety in every road condition thanks to its new Exclusive version with a high level of equipment. The new Amarok Exclusive makes its sportive look more dynamic and characteristic with its standard Bi-Xenon headlights, LED drive lights, and 19-inch aluminum alloy rims.
The New Amarok Exclusive, which is offered special for Turkey, makes a difference with its performance as well as its attractive sportive appearance. First thing that grabs attention is the aluminum alloy rims of the vehicle. The vehicle comes with 2.0 lt diesel engine at 180 hp. It also comes with 4X2 and 4X4 automatic transmission options.