GWM brand: High quality workhorse

Tinashe Makichi : Motoring

Since its introduction by ZIMOCO onto the local market, the GWM brand has proved its mettle as a high quality workhorse and a value for money machine. The competitively priced Steed 5 Single and Double Cabs, complete with all the trimmings actually mean business. “Equipped with comfort boosting features such as air conditioning and power steering as standard, our Steed 5 single cab pick-ups ensure the driver stays cool, calm and collected,” said Zimoco yesterday.The GWM Steed 5 Single Cab can be your right-hand man on the farm, construction site or weekend leisure tool.

Based on a rugged ladder frame chassis and featuring a double insulated load bin with several tie down points, the Steed 5 is ready to handle the big jobs on the local market.

GWM has always taken road safety seriously which is why the vehicles are equipped with a comprehensive safety packaging which includes ABS with EDB.

The Steed 5 2,2L petrol engine develops 78kW and 190Nm of torque, paired with a five speed manual transmission driving the rear wheels.

Furthermore, the combined cycle fuel consumption figure for this model is an economical 9,7 litre per 100km.

The GWM Steed 5 Single Cab takes the sweat out of a tough day by offering a comprehensive standard specification, even at entry level.

It starts with the spaciousness of the cabin, which offers excellent head, shoulder and legroom as well as a number of storage spaces for odds and ends.

All models feature comfortable bucket seats, and for the driver there is also a rake adjustable steering wheel.

From the sporty grille to its masculine and toned contours, the Steed 5 is a robust looking machine.

But don’t be fooled because this attractive leisure vehicle is also a hard worker.

It comes with several tie down points and double insulation to protect the load bin against the heaviest of loads you can throw its way.

All Steed 5 Double Cabs feature comprehensive colour coding, neat alloy wheels and front and rear fog lamps. Double Cabs are loved in Zimbabwe because they match our active lifestyles.

This means along the line the vehicle can also perform as a family vehicle.

Consequently, safety is a high priority and these vehicles are equipped with a comprehensive safety package that includes ABS and EDB.

The 2,2 litre petrol engine develops 78kW and 190Nm of torque, paired with a five speed manual transmission driving the rear wheels.

The combined cycle fuel consumption figure for this model is an economical 10,2 litres per 100km.

Whether the Steed 5 Double Cab is used for business or pleasure, the comprehensive standard specification ensures that occupant comfort is never in doubt.

All models feature a heated rear window, power steering, leatherette, air conditioning, electric windows and radio/CD audio system (with USB support).

These two hard workers are only available from ZIMOCO as the only official distributor of GWM in Zimbabwe.

At the local GWM dealer, ZIMOCO, their service commitment is to provide all round quality service and meet all of their customer’s requests.

These vehicles come with a three year per 100,000km warranty.

“To ensure that your GWM receives the after-sales care and maintenance it deserves, Zimoco is equipped with full parts back up and service with qualified technical staff ready to look after your GWM,” said ZIMOCO.

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