MEDIA RELEASE 22 April 2009
Ssangyong to exhibit at the Hawkesbury Agricultural Show for the first
Ssangyong will be the only car brand to take part in the annual Hawkesbury
Agricultural Show from Friday, 1 to Sunday, 3 May when it exhibits a range of
its vehicles for the first time. In its 123rd year, the show attracts over
50,000 and this year will feature a range of events like livestock competitions,
show jumping, a V8 ute challenge, motocross demonstrations, an animal nursery,
live entertainment, fireworks, Hilux Heros, and more.
"The car displays are always popular with show-goers as they like to see the
latest models," said show manager Mary Aveyard.
Ssangyong will be showing its complete range of vehicles including three models
of SUVs, the medium sized Kyron 4x4 and Rexton AWD, the compact Actyon 4x4; the
Stavic, a 7-seater MPV; and the Actyon Dual cab utility available in a 4x2 or
Ssangyong's Sales and marketing manager, Steven Thomas is keen to attend the
"The highlight is getting to talk to people and showing them how good our range
is. Ssangyong vehicles are very popular in small farming areas because they are
diesel powered, very affordable and offer outstanding 4WD capabilities," said
All Ssangyong vehicles are diesel powered providing outstanding economy,
performance and reliability. Ssangyong vehicles are designed and manufactured in
Korea to a high standard of comfort and safety.
Ssangyong has had a presence in the Australian car market for over 10 years with
a number of distributors. In 2008 the Sime Darby Group that also distributes
Peugeot took up the distributorship and is committed to establishing the
SsangYong brand in Australia.
For more information on SsangYong, visit
or call 1800 769 637.
For more information on the Hawkesbury Agricultural Show visit
Released for Ssangyong Australia by Dennis Rutzou Public Relations (www.drpr.com.au)
For further information please call Joanna Gitsham or Nicola Rutzou on (02) 9413