ABOUT SUPER GD ENGINE
The GD series engines are offered in 2.4 and 2.8 litre guise, with both versions placing strong emphasis on torque output and low-speed tractability.Both variants make use of DOHC, 16-valve, four-cylinder inline architecture and utilise Variable Nozzle Turbocharger (VNT) technology, which deliver the compressed air through a new front-mounted intercooler.
The high-output 2.4 litre GD engine delivers class leading fuel efficiency, at a mere 7.3 litres per 100 kilometres. The 2.8 litre GD engine returns an impressive 8.5 litres per 100 kilometre figure.
The gear ratios of the new 6-speed manual has been optimised to feature a 10% lower first
gear for enhanced low-speed torque delivery, with a 23% higher ‘top gear’ providing greater
fuel efficiency and relaxed high-speed cruising.