Vauxhall Maloo will get more power and styling upgrades for 2016
The Vauxhall Maloo pick-up truck continues to be updated, using the new model gaining a supercharged 6.2-litre V8 engine.
Its uprated engine means total power has become with a rating of 529bhp – a substantial boost in the 425bhp from the old Maloo. Exactly the same engine has already been based in the VXR8 GTS saloon, and it is utilized in tuned form within the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.
Along with its upgraded powertrain, featuring a brand new cooling package along with a high-flow exhaust system, the car’s springs and dampers happen to be stiffened, along with a new rear suspension module continues to be suited to improve braking efficiency.
Vauxhall states the brand new LSA Maloo may be the fastest commercial vehicle on purchase within the United kingdom it may achieve 62mph in 4.6 seconds. It may also haul as much as 540kgs in weight.
The prior Maloo was able to hitting 62mph in five.3 seconds, in addition to covering a standing quarter mile in 13.7 seconds.
New standard equipment includes launch control on manual models, a restricted-slip differential, sat nav, Bluetooth connectivity, a better driver interface and leather trim. Chunky 20in alloy wheels are standard, and also the pick-up includes a redesigned front finish having a splitter and new bonnet air vents.
The LSA Maloo can be obtained now, with prices beginning from ￡54,000 – a ￡3000 premium within the old model.
Watch the VXR8 undertake the BMW M5 within the video below.