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SsangYong Motor adds Musso Saracen+ variant pick-up truck

March 31, 2023

SsangYong Motor UK has revamped its Musso pick-up truck range with an all-new Saracen+ variant.

Saracen+ introduces a longer bed length to the Musso family with an additional 12 inches in bed length, expanding the volume capacity in the load area.

Designed with practicality in mind, the plastic-lined load area, equipped with a sturdy rear tailgate, enhances its capability to carry larger loads, while the double cab's interior remains the same.

In addition to the extended bed length, the exterior styling of the Saracen+ has undergone an upgrade with black finished door mirrors, beltline, and tailgate. New black 18-inch alloy wheels with 255/60 tyres are also specified.

Power remains unchanged with the same e-XDi220 engine delivering 202hp at 3,800rpm and maximum torque of 441Nm at 1,600 to 2,600rpm. The engine is paired with either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission.

SsangYong Musso Saracen+ pick-ups use double wishbone suspension and dual coil springs. Setting it apart, is its ability to tow 3.5-tonnes while carrying more than 1-tonne simultaneously.

The Musso is a competitor to the likes of the Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max Utility range.

The SsangYong Musso range now includes the following trims:

Musso EX 
The Euro 6d compliant short-bed EX offers the market-entry vehicle that is built for a hard day’s work at an unbeatable price. It comes with newly designed 17” alloy wheels, a DAB audio/Bluetooth system, 6- airbags, electric windows, remote central locking that includes the tailgate, manual air conditioning, automatic headlights, rain sensing wipers and AdBlue. The EX is available with manual transmission only.

Musso Rebel 
The short bed Rebel builds on the EX specification, adding roof rails, an 8” smart audio infotainment system with Google CarPlay and Android Auto, a rear-view reversing camera, leather-look seats, front seats that are both heated and ventilated, heated leather steering wheel, black and silver side steps, new triple LED front fog lights and Rebel graphics. The Rebel is available with automatic transmission only.

Musso Saracen 
Adding a premium feel, short bed Saracen is instantly recognisable black exterior pack, its newly designed 18-inch black alloy wheels, Nappa leather seats, power adjustable drivers and front passenger seats, heated rear seats, dual zone automatic climate control, a 9.2” screen with TomTom navigation, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors and Saracen graphics. Saracen also boasts an upgraded instrument panel, projection headlamps, LED daylight running lights, triple LED fog lights, dark tinted rear privacy glass, Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Lane Change Assist (LCA) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA). The Saracen is available with automatic transmission only.

Musso Saracen+
The Musso Saracen+ offers the comprehensive specification of the Saracen possessing each of the aforementioned features, with the addition of increased bed length and wheelbase, extra payload, ground clearance and Saracen+ graphics. Featuring new styling pack, new wheels and tyres, coil springs and wishbone suspension. The Saracen+ is undoubtedly a must try for anyone looking for a capable utility vehicle. Available with automatic transmission only.

Written by: thevanreviewer 

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