New ute from LDV brand was announced in April with almost complete specification. Although it was expected that the LDV T60 on the Australian market would be presented for 2017 MY, it turned out otherwise. 2018 LDV T60 is expected, but only on the market of Australia. The vehicle debuted in September with a lot of equipment and attractive pricing.
2018 LDV T60 debuted in Sydney. It is on offer in two spec level. The entry-level Pro and high-spec Luxe. The new LDV T60 is one of the most affordable utes in the segment. Not so much because of the supply of equipment as a result of the price. The starting price of the LDV T60 of the new generation is $ 28,990.
With the new model, this company plans to increase the current 7% market of the pickup truck segment to 10%. This means, in particular, the increase in sales of this model. The biggest competitors are Isuzu D-MAX, VW Amarok, Nissan Navara, Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux.
The new 2018 LDV T60 is offered in dual-cab and single-cab chassis configuration. The offer of drives is made by diesel engines as well as the petrol engine. The base model is equipped with a 2.8-liter four-cylinder turbo diesel engine, with 110 kW of power (at 3400 rpm) and 360 Nm of torque. This engine is combined with two transmissions. There are six-speed manual or six-speed automatic. The consumption of the model with manual transmission is 8.8 liters per 100 km. Automatically, however, requires a little higher consumption and it is 9.6 L/100 km.
2018 LDV T60 Features
Safety features to be especially emphasized are: five lap-sash seatbelts, six airbags (dual front, front side, full-length curtain), ABS and electronic stability control.
In addition to the standard equipment package available with the 2018 LDV T60 Pro model, which consists of: Rear-view camera, Rear parking sensors, Blind-spot monitoring, Adaptive headlights, Auto headlights, LED headlights, Auto wipers. In interior multifunction steering wheel, Cruise control, 10.0-inch touchscreen media with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Bluetooth phone and audio streaming. There are two USB ports, Tub liner, Side steps, Heated door mirrors, Hill descent control, Hill start assist, Remote central locking, Tyre pressure monitoring. Pickup truck has 17-inch alloy wheels with full-size spare, Heavy duty suspension.
The 2018 LDV T60 Luxe model has to offer more of the equipment : Smart key, Keyless entry, Auto folding side mirrors, Leather-trimmed steering wheel, Leather seats, Electric front seat adjustment, Heated front seats. There are also climate control air-conditioning, Comfort suspension, Electronic rear differential lock,Sports bar.
The price of the LDV T60 model ranges from $ 28.990 to up to – $ 34.990, as the Luxe model with an automatic gearbox. The proprietary model with transmission has a price of $ 30,990. A 2018 LDV T60 Pro model equipped with manual transmission is available at a price of $ 32,990.