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
The customised version of the Rexton, shown on the SsangYong stand at this year’s British International Motor Show, is now an additional model in the SsangYong range, priced at £29,995 on-the-road.
The SsangYong Rexton R-Line was so enthusiastically received by visitors to the SsangYong motor show stand, that distributors Koelliker UK, had no hesitation in adding it to the range.
Differing only in detail from the show car, the Rexton R-Line is the work of celebrated designer Afzal Kahn,
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
SsangYong showed the first fruits of its relationship with Shanghai Automotive Industries Group – a new compact SUV, codenamed C200.
It signals the start of a major product offensive – 20 new models on five new platforms, over five years, starting in 2009. “The car is very, very important for us as it’s the
SsangYong will unveil a new compact passenger car concept at this year’s Paris Motor Show, with a press conference on the stand at 08.15 on October 2 in hall 3.
The SsangYong C200 is an urban compact SUV and the first SsangYong to feature a front-wheel drive platform and monocoque construction (existing SsangYong models in the UK feature separate body/chassis construction). It marks a new milestone in SsangYong’s mid- and long-term strategy to strengthen its line-up and increase customer choice.