Foton PH has formally released an all-new variant of its Thunder pickup truck – the Foton Thunder 2018 4x2. This trim exclusively comes with a new Euro 4-compliant Cummins turbo diesel mill mated to a new automatic gearbox.
Foton PH has formally released an all-new variant of its Thunder pickup truck – the Foton Thunder 4x2 2018
Called “Blue Energy,” the new 2.8L SOHC ISF engine now features a more efficient intercooler/turbocharger as well as an upgraded exhaust-gas recirculation system responsible for burning fuel. Other than that, this engine is very environmentally-friendly thanks to diesel and particle oxidizing catalyst (DOC & POC) that convert CO and harmful gases into CO2 and water.
This trim exclusively comes with a new Euro 4-compliant Cummins turbo diesel mill mated to a new automatic gearbox
Capable of dishing out 165 PS and 365 Nm between 1,500 – 3,400 rpm, the power plant is potent enough for a variety of purposes. As mentioned above, the new automatic transmission is a 6-speed with manual select.
The new automatic transmission is a 6-speed with manual select
Apart from new heart, the Thunder 2018 is also fitted with a wide range of new equipment and features. Inside, it is fitted with a touchscreen infotainment system compatible with AM/FM, USB, Aux-in and SD card along with Bluetooth connectivity. A built-in iPod interface is also on tap to help you connect the device to this system.
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Inside, it is fitted with a touchscreen infotainment system
Safety-wise, the pickup is very protective with a long list of standard features including:
- Dual SRS airbags
- ABS with EBD and Brake Assis
- Electronic Stability Control
- Traction Control
- Hill-Descent Control
- Hill-Hold Assist
- Reverse Parking Sensors
Other goodies consist of headlamps level adjuster, fog lamps, keyless entry with remote window control, steering-mounted audio controls and central locking.
Besides the Foton Thunder 2018, the Foton Toano, Toplander and Traveller View models are also applied Blue Energy powertrain. The pricing for these vehicles will be announced soon, according to latest car news.
|2017 Foton Thunder E||P840,000|
|2017 Foton Thunder 4x2||P998,000|
|2017 Foton Thunder 4x4||P1,248,000|