SsangYong XAV reveals the new brand style

April 19, 2015 at 3:36 pm

The SsangYong Company presented its new XAV SUV original concept at the Seoul auto show.
According to Chung Jong Sik, the head of the Company, XAV is a small SUV concept which shows the direction of the design of new vehicles of the brand. It is a combination of traditional SUV features and modern trends. The Company hopes that this model will be another confirmation of its endeavor to become a world-class SUV manufacturer, as well as it will show a limitless potential of SsangYong Motor.

New redesigned SsangYong XAV 2015 pic

New redesigned SsangYong XAV 2015 pic

The car is built on a new compact platform, but its designers were inspired by the retro motif of the Korando model. The appearance of the machine includes simple geometric shapes and straight lines typical for the brand style, which, according to the creators, is the basis of the image of a true modern SUV. In addition, the rectangular shape will optimize an interior space for maximum capacity; and a soft fabric top will please all the fans of long travels.

2015 Modern SsangYong XAV SUV image

2015 Modern SsangYong XAV SUV image

The car is equipped with a 1.6-liter engine and e-4WD electric wheel-drive system, including lithium-ion battery and two electric motors (one for each axis). In addition, the novelty has received Smart Motion Control adaptive chassis, including electronically controlled air suspension and Stereo Vision stereoscopic camera. It changes the parameters of the chassis, depending on the road conditions.