BUDGET WORKHORSE LAUNCHED: Mahindra's new Bolero Maxitruck Plus has arrived in South Africa. Image: Quickpic
JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Mahindra South Africa extended its range of Bolero bakkies with the launch of the new Maxitruck Plus – a single-cab workhorse, the automaker says, focussed on providing "high payload, low running costs and reliability".
Mahindra says: "The new Maxitruck Plus is recognisable as a member of the Bolero family due to its bold front styling, emphasised by the vertical grille, square headlights, extended bonnet and pronounced wheel arches."
Powering the new Bolero Maxitruck Plus is Mahindra’s M2DICR 2.5 litre four-cylinder turbodiesel capable of 46kW/195Nm mated to a five-speed manual driving power to the rear-wheels. Fuel consumption is rated at 7 litres/100km. Its revised steering sees a reduction in turning circle to 11m.
The Maxitruck Plus has a ground clearance of 170mm, an extended wheelbase of 3150mm (from 3014mm compared to standard Bolero) and a load bay rated at 1.13 cubic metres of space with a payload of 1150kg. It's fitted with 195/80 R15 tyres with 15" steel rims.
Inside it's equipped with immobiliser, cloth seats, dual-tone dashboard and Aux connectivity.The new Mahindra Bolero Maxitruck Plus is priced at R127 995 and is sold with a two-year or 50 000km warranty. Services are at 10 000km intervals.
NEW WORKHORSE: The Bolero Maxitruck Plus is offered at a low R127 995. Image: Quickpic