9 of the most expensive SUVs in South Africa right now

LSM Group recently announced that you can expect to pay around R3.5 million for Lamborghini’s luxury Urus SUV in South Africa.

The Urus has a 650-horsepower (478 kW), 4.0 litre V8 twin-turbo engine and gets 850 Nm of torque from a 4WD, eight-speed automatic transmission.

It can hit 62 mph (100km/h) in 3.6 seconds and will continue accelerating all the way to 190 mph (305 km/h). The standard model has 21-inch rims and comes with adaptive air suspension and carbon ceramic brakes, as well as active roll stabilisation.

It will be sold in two dealerships in Johannesburg and in Cape Town, while a third dealership in Durban is in the planning stages.

In addition to its impressive specifications, the Urus’ price-tag also make it one of the most expensive SUVs currently available on the South African market.

Below BusinessTech looked at some of the other luxury SUVs that are readily available to South African motorists, and how they stack up.

Infiniti QX80 Premium – R1,440,700

  • Power maximum: 298 kW
  • Top speed: N/A
  • Fuel consumption average: 14.8l/100 km

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine AWD – R1,595,000

  • Power maximum: 300 kW
  • Top speed: 230 km/h
  • Fuel consumption average: N/A

Lexus LX 570: R1,795,800

  • Power maximum: 270 kW
  • Top speed: 210 km/h
  • Fuel consumption average: 14.5 l/100 km

Maserati Levante S: R 1,950,000

  • Power maximum: 316 kW
  • Top speed: 264 km/h
  • Fuel consumption average: 8.5l/100 km

BMW X6 M: R2,054,457

  • Power maximum: 423 kW
  • Top speed: 250 (opt 280) km/h
  • Fuel consumption average: 11.1 l/100 km

Porsche Cayenne Turbo: R2,158,000

  • Power maximum: 404 kW
  • Top speed: 286 km/h
  • Fuel consumption average: 11.9 l/100 km

Mercedes-AMG G63: R2,484,553

  • Power maximum: 420 kW
  • Top speed: 210 km/h
  • Fuel consumption average: 13.8 l/100 km

Range Rover LSV Autobiography Supercharged: R3,477,811

  • Power maximum: 416 kW
  • Top speed: 225 (opt 250) km/h
  • Fuel consumption average: 12.8 l/100 km

Bentley Bentayga W12 – R3,987,000

  • Power maximum: 447 kW
  • Top speed: 301 km/h
  • Fuel consumption average: 13.1 l/100 km

Read: This Lamborghini SUV will cost you R3.5 million in South Africa

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