New SsangYong C200 Eco Concept Released (details + photo)

17 03 2009

Korean automaker SsangYong prepares to introduce 20 new models over the next five years. One of them the new C200 Eco Concept car. At first it was revealed at the 2008 Paris Motor Show and used low emissions’ a 175hp 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

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A new C200 Concept Ssangyong calls a CUV (crossover utility vehicle) for an environmentally-sociable town lifestyle. It has been styled by legendary ItalDesign studio Giugiaro and it’s similar in range to a Toyota RAV4, a Honda CRV and a Nissan Qashqai and with a 2,640mm wheelbase, the C200 Eco is somewhat longer than a VW Tiguan.

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New Ssangyong Chairman W Revealed

13 02 2008

There is a famous story based on what engineers Hyundai have a Mercedes-Benz S-Class in front of their development. The idea is for them to be continuously aware of what they are intended to achieve, or elsewhere, the level of excellence of the mark South Korea plans to present. Anyway, it seems that the idea is not something exclusive to Hyundai, which recently demonstrated Genesis, a large rear-wheel drive sedan at the Auto Show in Detroit. Ssangyong must have done the same thing for the development of new President W, but it was even more daring. Rather than just an inspiration on the S-Class, the new luxury sedan South Korean wants to fight!
The President is a W 5.11 m in length (there is a limousine option, with over 30 cm in length), 1.90 m wide and 1.50 m height of the vehicle, with a wheelbase of 2.97 Mr. She informed top more than 100 million won (about $ 105,000), which will make it more expensive South Korean cars currently produced. It will also face competition from heavyweight, such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar and Audi. The President also said W is the first to carry 5-liter V8 produces in South Korea and the seven-speed automatic transmission fitted to most products of the current summit of Mercedes-Benz, the 7G-TRONIC. For those who are interested in a cheaper W President, there will also be a small engine of 3.6 litres V6.


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