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Ssangyong LIV-2 concept will make production debut in 2017

The Ssangyong LIV-2 concept SUV will become a reality in 2017. The new Ssangyong LIV-2 SUV, which seems to blend good design highlights from several competitor cars into a complete and attractive package (we can see hints of Ford Everest, Kia Sorento, Mazda CX-9 and more in there), was described by the brand at the 2016 Paris motor show as an important new model at its unveiling at If you're unsure of the LIV-2 name, LIV stands for Limitless Interface Vehicle, and the 2? Well, clearly it's the second such show car that presages a production vehicle on its way (check out the LIV-1 here)...

SsangYong to preview new Rexton in Paris with LIV-2 concept

Korean car maker SsangYong is preparing to unveil yet another SUV concept, this time in the form of the LIV-2 destined for next month's Paris motor show. Expected to preview the next-generation Rexton, the LIV-2 concept will join the SIV, XLV, XIV, SIV and a near endless list of other earlier SsangYong show cars, in forecasting the company's evolving look...

Ssangyong planning three new cars, Rexton rumoured for Paris show - report

Ssangyong is reportedly planning to release a new ute, and next-generation versions of the Rexton and Korando in the next three years. According to Autocar, Ssangyong will preview the next-generation Rexton SUV via a concept car, which will make its debut at the 2016 Paris motor show that takes place at the beginning of October...

Ssangyong SIV-2 concept debuts at Geneva motor show

The Ssangyong SIV-2 concept that debuted at the 2016 Geneva motor show this week answers the question: "how would a bigger Ssangyong SUV look?" No, we're not talking as big as the Rexton, but if the mid-sized Ssangyong concept model offers any indication of what a production model to sit between that and the Tivoli could look like, the answer to our rhetorical question could well be: "quite nice, actually"...

Ssangyong XLV revealed

Boot space is at a premium in the small SUV segment, but not when you’ve got a backside as big as the Ssangyong XLV that debuted at the 2016 Geneva motor show. The new Ssangyong XLV showcases what happens when you take a compact SUV and make it, well, not so compact. The boot of the XLV is claimed to be able to swallow a massive 720 litres of luggage, a huge jump of 297L over the regular Tivoli on which it is based...

Ssangyong SIV-2 hybrid concept and Tivoli XLV to debut in Geneva

The lengthened Ssangyong Tivoli XLV and the new Ssangyong SIV-2 concept will be the Korean car company's headline acts at this year's Geneva motor show. Based on the XLV Air concept, which made its debut the 2015 Frankfurt motor show, the Tivoli XLV will soon go into production. Riding on the same 2600mm wheelbase as the regular five-door Tivoli, the XLV features a 235mm longer body...

2016 Ssangyong New Cars

A spokesman for Ssangyong’s Australian distributor, Ateco Automotive, told us there was “potentially some good new stuff” coming for the South Korean brand in 2016 but “nothing we are able to talk about yet”. The most likely introduction is the updated Rexton SUV, which was introduced to the UK and Europe in December...

Ssangyong XLV-Air concept previews LWB Tivoli

The Korean car maker has teased the Ssangyong XLV-Air concept that will debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Just as a the XIV-Air and XIV-Adventure previewed the new Tivoli crossover, which was unveiled at the beginning of 2015, the XLV-Air provides a glimpse at a stretched version of the Tivoli that will be "launched early next year"...

Ssangyong Tivoli under a cloud of uncertainty for Australia

  The small SUV segment may be booming in Australia, but one potential newcomer – the Ssangyong Tivoli – might not make its way here to be a part of it. The Ssangyong Tivoli slots in below the Korando in the South Korean brand’s product portfolio, playing in a segment where the likes of the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3 and Holden Trax have risen to prominence...

SsangYong reveals XAV concept

SsangYong has taken the wraps off its hybrid XAV concept at the 2015 Seoul motor show. The XAV showcases SsangYong's styling direction and intention to stick with 'true' SUVs. XAV, by the way, stands for 'eXciting Authentic SUV'. SsangYong CEO Choi Johng-sik told CarAdvice at the show: "[XAV] embodies the direction of our new product development...

2015 Ssangyong Korando : New manual cuts starting price to $21,990 driveaway

The starting price of the Ssangyong Korando has been cut by $6000 thanks to the addition of a new front-wheel-drive manual variant. The new Korando S 4x2 petrol six-speed manual is priced from $21,990 driveaway, making the compact Korean one of the cheapest SUVs on the market. A six-speed automatic version is available for an extra $2000...