In the US, the Koreans are planning to sell an updated Tivoli crossover, as well as a new version of the small off-road vehicle Korando (in Russia – Actyon). This publication Automotive News reported CEO of SsangYong Choi Jong-sik. According to a top manager, the two models will be available with all-wheel drive.
SsangYong has also developed two new four-cylinder turbo engine, which will be equipped with the American version of the brand models. We are talking about the petrol engines of 1.6 and 2.0 liters capacity of 162 and 200 hp respectively.
Start sale in the United States Koreans plan in 3-4 years. Earlier it was reported that the SsangYong brand may change its name to the more easily pronounced in connection with a possible expansion of the US market. Official confirmation of this information is still there.
Recall, SsangYong will return to the Russian market in November this year. Deliveries of vehicles of the brand in our country were suspended last year due to the unstable economic situation. From next month, SsangYong will start selling in Russia just Tivoli and Actyon. The starting price of the first model is already known – 999 000 rubles. Tivoli will be available to customers with a 126-horsepower gasoline engine of 1.6 liters.