After long months, Peugeot made the international presentation (event held in Mexico) of the new Landtrek to disembark in one of the most attractive segments of America. It is the medium pick-up of the lion that derives from Kaicene F70 (belonging to the Chinese group Changan) and will seek to become one of the leaders of the continent. With this launch, the French firm returns to the pick-up category after several decades of absence (not counting the Hoggar), since the last one had been based on the 504.
The truck It is already registered in Argentina in different configurations and soon will be produced at the Nordex industrial terminal (Uruguay) to supply several countries in the region, although in any case the presentation carried out a few minutes ago was made in Mexico, where it was possible to corroborate some details previously revealed.
In relation to the model itself, Landtrek is 5.33 meters long, 1.84 meters high and 1.92 meters wide, added to a load capacity of 1,200 kilos and a towing capacity of three tons, something quite characteristic in the pick-ups of its segment.
Inside, It looks quite similar to other models of the brand with a 10-inch floating screen compatible with Android Auto and Apple Car Play, added to an analog-digital instrument as part of the Peugeot i-Cockpit system.
Between the most outstanding technological and security elements Relevant is Hill Descent Control (special for slopes), Trailer Swing Control (towing assistance, plus stability control, six airbags, 360 ° camera, traction selector, differential lock, lane keeping alert, front sensors and rear, among others.
With single and double cab and 4×2 and 4×4 traction, is available with two engines: a 1.9 turbodiesel with 150 hp and 350 NM of torque or a 2.4 turbo-diesel with 210 hp and 320 NM of torque. The transmission can be manual or six-speed automatic.
Argentina is one of the countries in America that will receive Landtrek in a second stage. Anyway, we will have to wait for 2022, since our market appears in the schedule for later along with Brazil and Colombia.