Rarely tends to happen but the news that I bring today is one of those. As we know, the brands of cars tend to have a business model that tends to touch all, or nearly all, the segments on the market. It is a rare firm that does not have passenger cars, SUVs, suvs and commercial vehicles, however, there are also those that specialize in a particular type of segment and forget the others.
The case of the English LDV is that focuses on a niche market. By go is a competitor in the English-speaking Iveco. Its business is primarily focused in the manufacturing of industrial vehicles, vans, pick-up and models of this type. However, it seems that in China, have a very good reputation and there have wanted conduct an experiment that they can quit the sea for good. This essay is not more than to manufacture a SUV on the basis of their pick-up most well-known, the T60.
The LDV D90 is a huge SUV with interior space for 7 passengers. Look the gasket that will take this car to its closest competitors in China will be the Toyota Fortune and Ford Everest. The model was already presented last year at the Auto show in Shanghai, but it has not been until the conclusion of the current appointment who have decided to make public its passage to the series.
On an aesthetic level is a product of graceful that can’t hide its roots pick-up. It is a large model, powerful and with lines like on way customer traditional chinese. In addition, it has engine of new development with 2.2-liter displacement and a power of 165 hp with 360 Nm of torque. This mechanism is linked, initially, to a gearbox automatic cutting with 6 relations distributed traction to the 2 or 4 wheels depending on the needs of the driver.
inside LDV has wanted to equip the D90 of the maximum technology with that feature within the brand. There will be a touch-screen of about 8 inches associated hopelessly to an infotainment system with mobile apps. The rest of the items of equipment has not been revealed, but the intentions of LDV are achieve the highest score in crash tests, so you should come well-served of airbags and assistants.
His arrival in the chinese market is scheduled for mid of this year. The rest of global markets will still have to wait for the decision of LDV, but it gives us that in the old continent we will not see it.
Source – LDV