2023 ldv t60 mega tub 14

LDV’s native distributor Ateco says inventory is now flowing of the relaunched T60 Mega Tub, the largest Chinese ute at the moment on sale in Australia.

The LDV T60 Max Mega Tub began reaching sellers round two months in the past, and extra inventory is ready to reach imminently.

At 5680mm lengthy, it’s 315mm longer than the customary T60 Max – its tub is 1800mm lengthy, or 275mm longer than the T60’s, whereas its wheelbase total has been stretched by 315mm.

LDV confirmed pricing for the lone Mega Tub variant late final yr: $49,463 drive-away for retail patrons, or $46,990 drive-away for ABN holders.

However, the firm is at the moment providing the Mega Tub for $47,463 and $44,990 drive-away, respectively.

Like the remainder of the T60 Max vary, the Mega Tub options four-wheel drive and a 2.0-litre bi-turbo four-cylinder diesel engine with 160kW of energy and 500Nm of torque, although it’s solely accessible with the eight-speed computerized transmission.

It weighs solely 20kg greater than the Luxe auto, and has the identical claimed mixed cycle gas consumption of 9.3L/100km.

Specification highlights embrace:

  • Keyless entry and begin
  • Reversing digital camera and rear parking sensors
  • Surround-view digital camera
  • Tyre strain monitoring
  • Lane departure warning
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Automatic LED headlights
  • Climate management air-conditioning
  • Heated entrance seats
  • Leather upholstery
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Six-speaker sound system

For 2023, the T60 Max vary is now backed by a seven-year, 200,000km guarantee, up from 5 years and 130,000km.

A 2023 update for the wider T60 Max vary additionally noticed the base Pro acquire aspect steps, chrome roof rails and a chrome steel sports activities bar, with the Luxe gaining black 19-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, sailplane and wheel arches, plus an up to date leather-wrapped steering wheel, body-coloured mirrors and a soft-release tailgate.

The T60 Max continues to be the solely nameplate in its section to not supply autonomous emergency braking, and in reality LDV Australia has even eliminated a key lively security function since launch with the deletion of blind-spot monitoring.

It has been overtaken in the gross sales race by the GWM Ute, which is down on energy and torque however which affords significantly extra security tools.

LDV has offered 2930 T60s to the finish of April, not together with 23 examples of the rear-wheel drive eT60 electrical ute.

That places it under the GWM Ute (3181 gross sales), however forward of the Korean SsangYong Musso (1239 gross sales).

Only the latter affords an extended-length model, referred to as the Musso XLV, which measures 5409mm lengthy – 271mm shorter than the T60 Max Mega Tub. However, the Musso XLV affords a braked towing capability of 3500kg, up 500kg on the T60 Max.

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