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Peugeot Landtrek Confirmed

Rev up your sense of adventure because Peugeot is bringing back the Landtrek badge, and this time, it’s not just a double-cab; it’s a turbo-charged, off-road beast that’s undergone a renaissance. Picture this: the Landtrek boldly re-enters the local market, flexing its muscles and gearing up for local production in 2026. Yes, you read that right, 2026 – because good things come to those who wait, or those who just can’t decide on their next adventure companion.

In case you’re frantically googling “Landtrek” to join the cool kids’ off-road club, fear not, we have  got your back. Whether you’re searching for a brand spanking new Peugeot or a pre-loved chariot, we’ve got the keys to your next thrill ride right here.

Now, let’s talk about the Landtrek – a vehicle that’s not just a vehicle, according to Deidre du Plessis, Head of Corporate Communications at Stellantis South Africa. It’s a symbol. A symbol of what, you ask? Well, it’s a symbol of the endless possibilities in the pursuit of new horizons, of course! Who knew your car could be so deep?

This “die-hard” double-cab is back and bolder than ever, boasting a turbo-diesel 1.9-liter four-cylinder engine. And guess what? It’s the same powerhouse that has been winning hearts since forever, producing a whopping 110 kW and 350 N.m. It’s like the Landtrek is saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it – just make it cooler.”

But wait, there’s more! South Africans are apparently ditching Netflix and opting for off-roading adventures, mountain biking excursions, and cross-country road trips. And what’s the perfect sidekick for such escapades? You guessed it – the Landtrek. It’s like the Swiss Army knife of vehicles, but with more horsepower and less of a chance of accidentally cutting yourself.

Now, let’s dive into the Landtrek’s features. We’re talking a load bed that’s deeper than your love for memes – 500 mm deep and 1.22 meters wide. Need to ford a river? No problem! The Landtrek can wade through waters up to 600 mm deep, making your friends with their snorkel-equipped SUVs jealous.

But that’s not all, folks! This bad boy comes with a ground clearance of 235 mm, a 10-inch infotainment screen (because who needs to see the road when you can watch cat videos?), and a 360-degree camera for capturing all those off-road mishaps you’ll be bragging about later.

And here’s the grand finale: From 2026, this 1-ton bakkie is set to roll off the production line at the Stellantis facility in Coega, Eastern Cape. It’s a big deal, like a billion-rand, 1,000-people-employed kind of big deal. So, not only will you be driving a symbol of adventure, but you’ll also be part of a production revolution. It’s the Landtrek – because life’s too short for boring drives and sensible cars. Buckle up, buttercup!

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