GWM’s most off-road capable bakkie yet

GWM has introduced the buff P-Series LTD, an extraordinary addition to the Chinese automaker’s growing lineup of bakkies. Designed to meet the diverse needs of daily commuters, families, adventure seekers, and those who crave remarkable value-for-money mobility, the P-Series LTD effortlessly combines comfort, capability, and style. 

GWM P-Series
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As the flagship model in the P-Series Passenger Double Cab range, the LTD immediately catches the eye with its captivating and rugged features. It proudly showcases 18-inch Gloss Black Sports Alloy rims wrapped in all-terrain tyres, giving it a purposeful and sporty appeal to adventure oriented. The attention to detail continues with body colour-coded door handles and mirrors, a Black Sports Bar, a plastic bed liner, robust off-road steel front and rear bumpers, and assertive off-road wheel arches. These additions emphasize the LTD’s adventurous spirit and confident stance.

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Adding to its visual allure, the LTD boasts a black roof rail, a specially developed snorkel and a front winch capable of pulling an impressive 4,2 tonnes. For added convenience, the LTD incorporates a 12-Volt accessory connector in the engine bay and a 120 Watt 220V power outlet located near the rear USB port. These thoughtful touches ensure that the LTD is ready for any expedition.

GWM P-Series
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However, what truly sets the top-of-the-range LTD apart from its counterparts in the P-Series range is GWM’s groundbreaking four-wheel drive system. While other P-Series models are equipped with a torque-on-demand (TOD) four-wheel drive system, the LTD offers a fully selectable system with various driving modes. These modes, including 2H, 4H, Snow, Mud, Sand, and 4L, cater to diverse terrains and driving conditions.

Additionally, the LTD features off-road systems such as Cross-Country Expert Mode and Drive Mode Memory, seamlessly integrating with front and rear differential locks for optimal off-road performance. Under the bonnet, the flagship GWM P-Series LTD is powered by a 2,0-litre turbodiesel engine, delivering 120 kW of power at 3 600 r/min and a maximum torque of 400 N.m between 1 500 r/min and 2 500 r/min. The engine is paired with a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission, providing a dynamic and responsive driving experience.

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Safety is a top priority in the P-Series LTD, with a range of active and passive features that instil confidence on the road. An Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake Distribution, Traction Control, Rollover Mitigation, and Brake Assist System works harmoniously to ensure the utmost safety for all occupants.

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Conrad Groenewald, Chief Operations Officer of GWM South Africa, expressed the brand’s commitment to meeting the evolving needs of both business users and private buyers with the introduction of the LTD. The carefully planned derivative spread, encompassing single and double cab configurations, ensures that the P-Series range caters to a wide spectrum of pickup truck users. The LTD takes this commitment to a whole new level, offering unparalleled capability and versatility.

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If you’re in the market for a different bakkie from the usual suspects, the new GWM P-Series LTD Double Cab 4×4 AT is now available at all GWM dealerships nationwide, priced at R694 950 (including VAT). With its captivating design, exceptional features, and unrivalled value, the GWM P-Series LTD stands as a testament to GWM’s dedication to delivering top-tier vehicles that exceed expectations.

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