ZX Auto launches the first full-size pickup truck of Chinese origin in Chile and renews the Terralord

This is the Grandlion model offered at a very attractive list price of $23,990.00 + VAT.

ZX Auto is a brand of Chinese origin founded in 1949 which landed in our country in 2008 and from 2019 to today it is marketed by Tattersall Automotive and has sold nearly 6,500 units.

Now, the brand, to end 2023 in style, renews its Terralord truck and adds to its portfolio the first full-size truck of Chinese origin called Grandlion with good equipment and an attractive price.

This Chinese brand, in recent times, had not had much prominence in Chile, in fact they told us that they were selling the last remaining units of the Terralord and according to the latest report from the National Automobile Association of Chile (Anac), they totaled 425 trucks in 2023.

To contextualize, ZX Auto is a conglomerate that has more than 9,000 workers, producing multi-purpose vehicles for China and exporting to more than 90 countries around the world, being a brand specializing in the manufacturing of pickup trucks.

“We are very happy to be able to renew the ZX-Auto brand in Chile, with a new version for our Terralord model and with a product as attractive and with as much potential as the Grandlion, the first full-size pickup of Chinese origin . in Chile. We are convinced that the two models will give new air and strength to the brand, as well as good public acceptance for this new ZX Auto range, which is characterized by great quality, design, excellent equipment and functionality. high level,” said Felipe. Medina, general manager of Tattersall Automotive.

Grandlion

This is the first full-size pickup of Chinese origin in Chile, available for now in only one version, since next year an automatic variant with different driving aids is expected to arrive next year.

This truck offers a fairly robust design and stands out for its large size, since it reaches almost 5.7 meters, so it is larger than all mid-size pickups, but it is important to emphasize that it does not reach 5.9 meters in height of the Chevrolet Silverado or the 5.8 of the Ford F-150.

Dimensions

Long: 5,692mm

Wide: 2045mm

High: 1965mm

Distance between axes: 3,281mm

Ground clearance : 230mm

Loading capacity: 820kg

Equipment-wise, this truck comes with 17″ wheels, four-wheel disc brakes, electric parking brake, emergency brake assist, hill start control, tire pressure monitoring , front and rear sensors, two airbags, a 10″ multimedia screen with Apple Carplay. and Android Auto connectivity, 360° camera, Wi-Fi connection with navigation system, among others.

Motorization

The engine which will be responsible for moving this full size is the same as that which we know from the Renault and Nissan group, notably in the entry variant of the Navara and associated only with a six-speed manual gearbox, but be careful , a new one will arrive later. automatic version.

This Grandlion offers four-wheel drive with 2H/4H/4L modes

Engine: 2.3 liter turbodiesel

Power: 161 hp (3,500 rpm)

Couple : 380 Nm (2,750 rpm)

Transmission: six-speed manual gearbox

Urban consumption: 8.3km/l

Mixed consumption: 10.3km/l

Highway consumption: 11.9km/l

This new Grandlion joins the domestic market for $23,990,000 + VAT and the model warranty is five years or 100,000 kilometers, whichever comes first.

Lord of the Earth

It was the first model to arrive in Chile and the workhorse with which it was marketed at Tattersall Autromotriz where it was able to market more than 2,000. This pick-up is available in two versions with a renewal of the engine and small details in the aesthetic.

Among its exterior changes, the new grille, the new wheel design, with tie-down hooks and roll bar on the pick-up stand out.

Dimensions:

Long: 5,341mm

Wide: 1885mm

High: 1815mm

Distance between axes: 3,250mm

Ground clearance : 200mm

Ability: 890kg

In terms of equipment, it includes halogen fog lights, rear sensors, daytime running lights, 9″ screen (installed in Chile) with Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity, Wi-Fi, reversing camera, two airbags, an isofix anchor and an engine. immobilizer.

Motorization

The big news is here, the 2.5 engine has been left aside and it is replaced by a 2.8-liter Isuzu turbodiesel engine, associated in both versions with a five-speed manual gearbox only.

Engine: 2.8 liter turbodiesel

Power: 118 hp (3,600 rpm)

Couple : 285 Nm (2,000 rpm)

Transmission: five-speed manual gearbox

The difference between the two versions is that the entry variant is 2WD front wheel drive which has a price of $16,990,000 + VAT and the second one is 4×4 and its price rises to $18,290,000 + VAT.

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Source: Latercera

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