The Ssangyong XAV concept presented at the Seoul Motor Show tries to establish new brand identity of Ssangyong Motor . It’s a sort of successor Korando. New official photos.
L ast week debuted at Motor Seul , a prototype of an SUV introduced by Ssangyong to which many found him a strong inspiration Toyota FJ Cruiser . This is the Ssangyong XAV concept, conceptual work that is proposed as the basis of probable successor Korando.
Ssangyong Motor is part of the Mahindra Group and the XAV want to show the direction in which Ssangyong targets in relation to the development of future products.
The resemblance to the Toyota FJ Cruiser is hard to hide.
According to Johng-sik Choi , CEO of the company, the XAV which represents the future of the product that will combine the style of a traditional SUV with the latest trends.
Johng-sik also ensures that the body is designed to XAV emphasize the proportions of an SUV , combining straight lines and recreating the image you consider should provide a traditional SUV. Besides its canvas roof fully open, it becomes almost a convertible.
To the front, they opted for a design that retro key tries to recreate the look of the first Korando . Posterior, spare wheel exposed and the auxiliary fuel tank have been transformed into a storage space for emergency tools and equipment for outdoor activities.
XAV Interior highlights several multimedia screens taking center stage and numerous storage spaces.
Under the hood has 1.6 liter and drive system e-4WD, which is comprised of a lithium ions and electric motors mounted on the front and rear wheels.
There is still no official information indicating the arrival of XAV production, although it is believed that the model will become a kind of successor to the Korando and that is how have chosen to present in Seoul. However the XAV (Exciting Authentic SUV) is a prototype with which they seek to establish the new brand identity Ssangyong Motor.