Thursday, May 13, 2021 | 13:19
Mazda Australia has just released the top version of its BT-50 pickup, dubbed the BT-50 Thunder.
Developed exclusively for the Australian market, the BT-50 Thunder is a direct competitor to the Toyota Hilux Rugged X and the Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior. The top-of-the-line Japanese pickup is based on the BT-50 GT Dual Cab 4 × 4 and will go on sale next April with prices starting from $ 50,500 for the manual and from $ 52,795. for the automatic.
Thunder’s striking difference compared to other BT-50 versions is the bespoke steel frame at the front and the two-row Lightforce LED lights. Mazda has also equipped this special version with 18-inch black alloy wheels, expanded wheel arches, new doorstep and rear sports armrests …
Similar to other BT-50 models, the Thunder Special Edition is still equipped with a turbocharged 3.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine that produces 187 hp of maximum power and 450 Nm of peak torque in ranges from 1,600 rpm to 2,600 rpm. When combined with the option of a six-speed manual transmission, this pickup has an average fuel consumption of 7.7 liters / 100 km or 8.0 liters / 100 km with a six-speed automatic transmission. Vehicles equipped with 4×4 drive system with rear differential lock.
Customers purchasing BT-50 Thunder can choose between exterior paint colors Ice White, True Black Mica, Ingot Silver Metallic, Concrete Gray Mica, Gun Blue Mica, Rock Gray Mica and Red Volcano Mica.
Trang Nguyen (forum.autodaily.vn)
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