New cars for Ickx, the newest brand of the Dr Group that continues to expand in Italy (and record sales)

New cars for Ickx, the newest brand of the Dr Group that continues to expand in Italy (and record sales)

The Dr. Automobiles Ickx brand is dedicated to the off-road vehicle segment and presents itself to the market with its flagship model, the K2. This car is inspired by the bad design of famous brands like Jeep Wrangler.

The example K2 it will be available in two variants: a 2.0-liter diesel engine with an output of 162 HP and a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline and LPG ThermoHybrid engine, capable of producing 260 HP. Both models feature an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, all-wheel drive with reduced modes, electronically lockable differentials, front wishbone front suspension and solid-axle rear suspension.

The car is capable win slopes up to 60% thanks to the minimum clearance of 220 mm. Standard equipment will include 20-inch wheels, a removable roof, leather-trimmed interior with heated front seats, a 12.3-inch infotainment system and Hill Descent Control. Let’s take a closer look:

  • With the Ickx brand, Dr
  • What is interesting about the new Ickx

With the Ickx brand, Dr

Cars of Dr has released the official price list of the Ickx K2, the first model of the new Ickx brand, previewed at the Milano Monza Motorshow 2022. The car uses a conventional diesel engine with all-wheel drive and automatic transmission. Its design draws inspiration from the world of classic off-road vehicles, particularly the Jeep Wrangler, and also features a removable roof as a unique solution.

There height of Ickx K2 is 4.64 meters, with a wheelbase of 2.74 meters. It is only available with a 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine, which produces an output of 162 hp and a torque of 380 Nm. The car is equipped with all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The Assembly advertises a top speed of 160 km/h, a towing capacity of 1,500 kg and a certified fuel consumption of 10.3 liters per 100 km, with CO2 emissions of 272 grams per km.

Ickx K2 offers a220 mm ground clearance, allowing incredible abilities to overcome obstacles. The kit features 20-inch rims with 285/50 size tires, front double wishbone suspension and solid axle rear suspension.

What is interesting about the new Ickx

Ickx follows a complete discretionary approach to equipment, adopting a uniquely oriented logic. Customers are given the option of choosing one of the available exterior colors, including black, white, red, blue and green, with the option of using satin fabric.

There standard equipment includes LED headlight clusters, heated electric rear view mirrors, removable matt black top-power, rear parking sensors, dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, seats heated front, driver’s seat with electric adjustment, 12.3-inch digital instrument, 12.3-inch infotainment system with rearview camera, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, Hill Descent Control and cruise control .

The car is designed as a five seater suv and at launch, one version will be available for a base price of €54,500.