SsangYong Musso Rhino LWB Automatic

Report Five We’re edging towards the final lap with the Rhino. Unbelievably, I got the keys last September, shortly before the government’s second, softer lockdown. Amid the third one, as I write this, I realise that ‘lap’ is a tricky word. With all but essential trips forbidden since the last report, I have hardly been […]


Report four The driving year began with a looming cliff-edge – not from behind the wheel, but vis-a-vis the SsangYong brand itself, given news of bankruptcy in South Korea. We soon learned subsequent restructuring should not affect UK operations and, for me, that was a relief: among all the pickups I’ve fostered over the years, […]


Report 3 I used to think the Exeter University chore, a 100-mile taxi run on the M5, was that and nothing more. And to be honest, I dreaded how it might tally in our new pickup. We’ve evolved in the age of Covid-19 to short, mundane journeys and the Rhino has taken to this challenge […]

SsangYong updates the Rexton for 2021

SsangYong Motors UK has introduced the new 21-model year SsangYong Rexton into the UK market. The Rexton facelift boasts a new look front end and a revamped rear and changes to its drivetrain too – with a more powerful engine and the introduction of a new 8-speed automatic transmission.


Report 2 Running ahead of Professor Whitty, I packed in extra miles at the lofty helm of HMS Rhino. Most were domestic duties, like moving half a tonne of greenery and clogging the council tip. Buy one of these, incidentally, and no matter how soft your hands or white your collar, you’re in with the […]

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