Posts Tagged ‘Ssangyong’

Ssangyong at the Seoul Motor Show

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009
Ssangyong C200 Concept
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C200 nearer to production
Ssangyong will be showing an almost production-ready example of its new C200 crossover utility car at the Seoul Motor Show in South Korea, opening on April 2.

The company says that the C200 unveiled at the show will closely resemble the production C200 scheduled to be launched later this year. SsangYong will also show a new diesel hybrid version of the Kyron.

The C200 concept was first unveiled at the Paris show last October and is the first new model in the broadening of the SsangYong range. (more…)

C200 Concept Points to the Future for Ssangyong

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
Ssangyong C200 Concept
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The C200 concept, unveiled last week at the Paris Motor Show, is the first indication of SsangYong's future direction in broadening its range and offering European customers greater choice. It follows the South Korean manufacturer's announcement earlier this year that it plans to introduce 20 new models on five different platforms, between 2009 and 2014.

The SsangYong C200 is quite unlike anything seen from SsangYong before. The C200 is a modern, contemporary urban passenger car with styling by Giugiaro's ItalDesign in Italy. It is similar in size to a Toyota RAV4, a Honda CRV and a Nissan Qashqai (more…)

Ssangyong to Unveil New C200 at Paris Show

Saturday, September 13th, 2008
Ssangyong C200 Compact SUV
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Korean manufacturer SsangYong will unveil a new compact crossover at this year's Paris Motor Show. The SsangYong C200 is an compact urban SUV — the company's first to feature a front-wheel drive platform and unibody construction. It marks the next stage in a multi-billion dollar strategy to refresh and expand the Chinese-owned Ssangyong's lineup, currently dominated by larger body-on-frame SUVs.

The C200 uses a new six-speed manual transmission and a new 2,000 cc diesel engine with 175 PS. Although this platform can also be used with a front-wheel drivetrain, the C200 employs SsangYong's intelligent full-time four-wheel drive technology (more…)

Actyon to launch in October

Friday, September 16th, 2005
Ssangyong Actyon
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Ssangyong Motor Corp this week announced it will launch the Actyon SUV on the Korean market next month. Developed under the codename C100, the Actyon was previewed by the XCT concept at the Seoul Motor Show earlier this year. Based on the same platform as the larger Kyron, it will be powered by a new 2.0 L DOHC common-rail diesel, producing 145 PS @ 4000 rpm and 310 Nm @ 1800 rpm.