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Motorsport ‘Up and comers’ race SsangYong utes at Manfeild

30 June 2014

Nine Ssangyong Actyon Racing [SARS] ute’s started the 1 hour endurance race at the North Island Endurance Championships at Manfeild Park Raceway and nine SARS ute’s took the c....View More »



17 June 2014

Seven Ssangyong Actyon Racing Series Ute’s are entered for the National North Island Endurance Series 1 hour race at Manfeild Park Raceway on Saturday the 28th June, marking the....View More »


Up-and-coming youth driver races SsangYong Ute

10 June 2014

SsangYong NZ has put up-and-coming youth driver Faine (Fig) Kahia from Taupo Nui-a-Tia College into an Actyon Sport Racing Ute and his first race he has won bronze.

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Record sales, new petrol ute and racing series for SsangYong NZ

30 January 2014

SsangYong NZ experienced a record high again in 2013 with a 70% increase in sales from 2012 and has plenty on the calendar to look forward to in 2014.

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SsangYong NZ and BNT V8 SuperTourers launch new race category: Ssangyong Actyon Racing

18 December 2013

SsangYong NZ and BNT V8 SuperTourers have joined forces and in 2014 will launch a brand new racing category featuring SsangYong’s Actyon Sports Double Cab Ute.

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New Location New Team for Waikato SsangYong

New team, new location for Waikato SsangYong Dealer

27 November 2013

SsangYong NZ has opened a brand new dedicated SsangYong Dealership at 553 Te Rapa Road Hamilton to service customers in the wider Waikato Region.

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Car Company Media Release News

Car Company SsangYong takes out Top Award for 2013

19 November 2013

The Car Company SsangYong from Nelson has taken out ‘Dealer of the Year’ for 2013 as SsangYong’s top performing dealership.

Last week SsangYong NZ held their annua....View More »


Great Lake Motor Distributors wins award for fastest growth

10 September 2013

Great Lake Motor Distributors (GLMD), the NZ distributor for SsangYong, has just been named SsangYong Motor Companies fastest growing distributor.

At last week’s Ssang....View More »

SsangYong launches new 8 seater Stavic

13 August 2013

SsangYong NZ has just released the 8 seater Stavic. Described as a crossover between an SUV and a MPV, the Stavic is stylish but versatile and spacious.

The Korean bra....View More »


MEDIA RELEASE: SsangYong New Zealand

04 June 2013

Catch up with Sir Colin Meads at SsangYong’s site I2-4 at Fieldays 2013

SsangYong’s site at Fieldays Mystery Creek is going to be bigger and better this year with th....View More »


Biggest month ever for SsangYong NZ

03 April 2013

Following its 58 per cent increase in sales from 2011 to 2012, SsangYong New Zealand is looking forward to a busy 2013, with new vehicle releases, expansion of the dealer network ....View More »


New focus on fleet and lease customers for SsangYong NZ

19 February 2013

Following its 58 per cent increase in sales from 2011 to 2012, SsangYong New Zealand is looking forward to a busy 2013, with new vehicle releases, expansion of the dealer network ....View More »


SsangYong sponsors rescue helicopter

13 February 2013

SsangYong NZ is now proud vehicle sponsor of the Taupo Greenlea Rescue Helicopter.

SsangYong has provided the Taupo Greenlea Rescue Helicopter with a brand new ....View More »


58% growth for SsangYong in 2012

23 January 2013

SsangYong NZ had an exceptional year in 2012 with record sales of 756 – easily the highest number of vehicles sold in the brand’s history in NZ and a 58% increase on 2011 sale....View More »


SsangYong Rexton ‘Work of Art’ now available for under $40k

10 October 2012

SsangYong NZ has just released the Rexton W, their third generation 7 seater SUV and it is already generating a lot of enquiry with a sharp entry price of $39,990.

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SsangYong’s award winning Korando now available with petrol engine

23 August 2012

The award winning Korando, SsangYong’s popular compact SUV, is now available with an economical 2.0L petrol engine from only $26,990.

To launch SsangYong NZ’s first ....View More »


Get even more UTE for your LOOT with WorkMate Auto

17 August 2012

Following the success of SsangYong’s Actyon WorkMate 6 speed manual, the Korean SUV and UTE manufacturer has now brought in the auto version of the 4x4 diesel ute, priced at jus....View More »


Ssangyong Motor records sales of KRW 1,355.9 billion in the first half of 2012

26 July 2012

  • Ssangyong Motor recorded sales increase of 1.4 percent as compared to the same period last year, with total sales of 56,653 vehicles; 21,841 vehicles in domestic sales and ....View More »

Record month for SsangYong NZ

16 July 2012

SsangYong NZ had a record month in June with 83 sales – the highest number of sales in SsangYong NZ’s history.

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Big SsangYong presence at Mystery Creek

12 June 2012

This year at Fieldays, SsangYong NZ will be doubling their site for maximum exposure at Australasia’s largest farming and agricultural event and are hoping for record sales.

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Colin kicks off Fieldays with the Actyon WorkMate

16 May 2012

SsangYong’s Actyon WorkMate – a 4x4 diesel 6 speed manual ute has arrived just in time for Fieldays and is available at just $28,686 + gst & orc.

The Actyon WorkMate....View More »


Get more ute for your loot with SsangYong’s Actyon WorkMate

26 April 2012

Next month SsangYong NZ is releasing a new version of the Actyon Sports Ute and calling it the Actyon WorkMate – a 4x4 diesel 6 speed manual, designed to cater for tradesmen and....View More »


Sir Colin Meads the new face of SsangYong

21 March 2012

One of New Zealand’s most trusted and respected personalities – Sir Colin Meads – is the face of SsangYong NZ’s marketing campaign for the all new Actyon Sports Ute.

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The new Actyon Sport is a beauty

03 February 2012

SsangYong’s new ute – the Actyon Sports – will be available at SsangYong dealerships around the country later this month.

The new ute will be tough to beat. It ti....View More »


Ssangyong Korando wins The Northern European race in extreme cold weather

27 January 2012

  • Competing with more than 60 teams in the ScanCovery Trial held in the Netherlands
  • Finished the 7,000 km course, under rigorous conditions, from the North Pole to ....View More »

NZ4WD Award tops off great year for SsangYong

14 December 2011

SsangYong New Zealand has finished the year on a high by winning the exclusive NZ4WD Recreational Vehicle (Compact) of the Year Award and achieving record sales for the brand in 2....View More »


IAA International Motor Show, Frankfurt 2011

01 September 2011


SsangYong press conference: Tuesday 13 September, 15.30 – 15.45
Hall: 8.0 Stand: D16


53% increase in SsangYong Motor sales first half of 2011

02 August 2011

SsangYong Motor Company has increased its sales by 53% for the first half of 2011 compared with the same period last year, with a total of 55,873 vehicles sold, demonstrating the ....View More »


SsangYong Limited Edition Ute for Field Days

28 April 2011

SsangYong is releasing a limited edition version of the Actyon Sport Double Cab Ute with brand new factory extras at a great price for Field Days 2011.

The Actyon Ute is....View More »


SsangYong supports Land Search and Rescue volunteers

14 April 2011

sangYong NZ has signed a three year sponsorship deal with the volunteer organisation that saved 84 lives and took 1,275 people out of harm's way last year - Land Search and Rescue....View More »


First South Island dealer for SsangYong

07 April 2011

SsangYong NZ has appointed South Island dealer Armstrong Motor Group as their first South Island dealership.

Armstrong Motor Group, based at 161 St Asaph Street in Chri....View More »


New clean green engines for SsangYong

15 March 2011

SsangYong has recently unveiled a new environmentally friendly series of engines with superior fuel efficiency and a significant reduction in CO2 emissions to slot into the SsangY....View More »


SsangYong New Zealand headquarters moves to Taupo

01 March 2011

Iconic Korean car manufacturer SsangYong, who specialise in SUV's and utilities, moved its New Zealand wholesale operation to the Central North Island late last year and is alread....View More »