Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: SsangYong | posted September 04, 2015 10:49
SsangYong teases two new SUV concepts
SsangYong is set to bring two concept cars at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show as the Korean automaker released teaser images of the XAV-Adventure and XLV-Air. According to SsangYong, the said concepts are based on the Tivoli platform, the brand's compact SUV model.
Judging from the teaser images, the XAV-Adventure concept features a boxy exterior along with sharp-looking headlights, an aggressive bumper and slim front grill. SsangYong says the XAV-Adventure concept is a modern interpretation of the company's Korando model.
The rear of the XAV-Adventure concept has distinctive taillights, a muscular bumper and roof rails. The Korean automaker says the concept targets “active and young generations.”
On the other hand, the XLV-Air concept is said to be the pre-production version of the long bodied Tivoli which will be launched early next year. Up front, it has swept-back headlights, a large bumper and a sculpted hood.
The rear of the XLV-Air concept comes with roof rails, wraparound taillights and a prominent bumper.
The XLV-Air concept is powered either by a 1.6-liter gasoline or a 1.6-liter diesel engine. The two engines will be mated to a six-speed manual transmission or an optional six-speed 'Aisin' automatic.