SsangYong e-XIV Concept is going to be officially revealed at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. This is an environmentally friendly electric car concept, named e-XIV.

The e-XIV abbreviation stands for exactly the following: electric − eXciting user Interface Vehicle. This EV concept has been included within the SsangYong XIV design series and the B-segment CUV (crossover utility vehicle).

In fact, this concept is a "Range Extender EV" electric car which in addition is also self-chargeable by using a small petrol engine. This allows the vehicle to overcome the issues of limited driving distance and battery charging infrastructure.

In particular, the dimensions of the e-XIV concept are: 4,160 mm in length, 1,790 mm in width, 1,575 mm height, and the wheelbase is a 2,600 mm. The glass roof provides enhanced visibility for passengers, while the roof mounted solar cell panels supply pollution free solar energy.

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Source: SsangYong