November 1, 2014

SsangYong XLV concept 7-seat compact SUV heading for Geneva Motor Show

Photo SsangYong XLV Concept Front

The SsangYong XLV concept is previewed ahead of a debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show as a 7-seat compact SUV/Crossover heading for production. Mahindra are spending heavily to make once beleaguered SsangYong a credible Korean car maker, and the SsangYong XLV concept – previewed today ahead of a debut at the Geneva Motor Show – looks […]

SsangYong makes a pitch to grab UK Chevrolet dealers

Photo 2014 SsangYong Korando

With GM deciding to withdraw Chevrolet from the UK market in 2015, Korean car maker SsangYong is making a pitch to turn them in to SsangYong dealers. GM’s decision to drop the Chevrolet brand from the UK and Europe in 2015 to focus on Opel and Vauxhall brands could leave standalone Chevrolet dealers with a […]

SsangYong Korando gets a makeover for 2014

Photo 2014 SsangYong Korando

The SsangYong Korando is getting a bit of a facelift for 2014 with cosmetic tweaks for the exterior and interior. In showrooms this month. SsangYong have been on a bit of a mission to place the Korando as a perfect budget offering in the burgeoning Compact SUV market since it arrived in 2011. We’ve had the Korando […]

Ssangyong LIV-1 SUV: Seoul Motor Show

Photo Ssangyong LIV-1 SUV Concept

Ssangyong has rolled out yet another SUV Concept at its home motor show in Seoul – the Ssangyong LIV-1 SUV. The Seoul Motor Show is the home car show for Sssangyong, so you’d expect them to roll out a new car or a new concept. It seems we had both. The Ssangyong LIV-1 SUV is […]

SsangYong SIV-1 Concept heading for Geneva

Image of front and rear of SsangYong SIV-1 Concept

Another new SsangYong Concept – the SsangYong SIV-1 – is heading for Geneva 2013 to join the new Rodius debut. SsangYong are heading to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show with a new version of the Rodius, which we’re hoping (although not with too much confidence) will be a big improvement on the very challenging looks […]

New Ssangyong Rodius teased ahead of Geneva 2013 debut

Extrior photo of new Ssangyong Rodius with slicker design

Ssangyong are teasing a new version of the Rodius people carrier ahead of a debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. If you want to see a car that’s been hit by an ugly stick, you can’t do much better than take a look at the current Ssangyong Rodius. But you’d better be quick, because […]

SsangYong Korando CSX Commercial: It’s a van – sort of

Photo of SsangYong Korando CSX Commercial

SsangYong are continuing their Korando offensive with the Korando CSX Commercial, a van based on the Korando. We can’t knock Mahindra and Mahindra for their efforts with SsangYong. They’re working hard to position their offerings as a credible budget alternative to SUVs from mainstream makers in an effort to turn SsangYong in to another Korean force in […]

SsangYong Korando Sports arrives

SsangYong Korando Sports photo

SsangYong has extended the appeal of their budget SUV Korando by launching the Korando Sports, a cross between a family car and a pick-up. Ssangyong, the Korean car maker that isn’t the one you know (but now has the deep pockets of India’s Mahindra behind it to change that) has set its stall out as providers of cut-price […]

Ssangyong e-XIV EV Concept at Paris 2012

Photo of Ssangyong e-XIV EV Concept

Ssangyong are continuing their concept offensive with the e-XIV EV Concept, a range extender compact SUV. Mahindra seem intent on turning Ssangyong from the Lada of Korea in to another South Korean car maker to be taken seriously. We’ve recently seen a big push for the Korando SX, with Ssangyong pitching it hard against the competition as the […]

Ssangyong getting bullish with the Korando SX

Photo of SsangYong Korando SX Advert

The new Ssangyong Korando SX is to feature in a £1 million TV advertising campaign comparing price and spec with its rivals. It’s almost exactly a year since we reported Ssangyong’s return to the UK market with the Ssangyong Korando, a competitive budget compact SUV they hoped would set them on a path to sales success in […]

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