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All-new SsangYong Rexton launched in Bahrain

Jan 10, 2018 3:26 PM

Motorcity a top distributor of a wide range of international passenger vehicles in Bahrain has announced the arrival of the all-new seven-seater SsangYong Rexton with major advances in style quality safety...

Motorcity, a top distributor of a wide range of international passenger vehicles in Bahrain has announced the arrival of the all-new seven-seater SsangYong Rexton with major advances in style, quality, safety and technology.

The new Rexton comes in three main trim levels: Low, Mid and High, and offers a prestigious cabin for passengers to travel in supreme comfort, while disguising its tough and rugged exterior.

Motorcity senior general manager Dr Bijan Majidi said: “Rexton is the second addition to the all-new model line-up from SsangYong. We have seen a high demand for quality vehicles at affordable prices in Bahrain and the Rexton is the perfect fit in the seven-seater segment. SsangYong Motor Corporation is committed to introducing a new car every year for the next three years, and is also focused on creating further growth by developing petrol powered, EV and other eco-friendly vehicles.”

The new Rexton is powered by G20DTR DI, a 2.0-litre turbocharged direct-injection gasoline engine, delivering maximum power of 225HP and maximum torque of 350Nm, with an Aisin 6-speed automatic transmission. It measures 4,850mm in length, 1,960mm wide, 1,825mm high, and has a 2,865mm wheelbase. It also features a body-on-frame construction to create an extremely robust and durable car, yet features a dignified and beautifully balanced style throughout.

The sense of refinement is demonstrated with the beautifully executed interior. The ambiance is fresh, contemporary and well laid out, with a choice of seating including full high grade Nappa leather trim, with a touch of quilted Nappa leather for the seat inserts and other interior trims on the High model.

The car’s safety features include brake assist, electronic brake force distribution and ABS, traction control, active rollover protection, front airbags and an emergency stop signal.  SsangYong has also added new driver assistance safety features such as lane departure warning and high beam assistance.

The top of the range Rexton adds front and rear cameras, blind spot detection as well as rear cross traffic alert to provide a clear view of the area surrounding the car to increase safety and driver convenience during low-speed driving and parking.

The advanced infotainment system includes DAB radio, excellent connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto for device mirroring, a rear view reversing camera, all displayed on an 8-inch screen.

Other features include a Supervision instrument cluster with a particularly large 7-inch LCD display for driver information, and a ‘smart’ electronic tailgate for added convenience when loading and unloading the boot, according to model.

The SsangYong Rexton starts from BD8,995 ($23,800) or BD131per month, at zero down payment, a 5-year /or 150,000km warranty, and five years of roadside assistance. – TradeArabia News Service

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