In Geneva held a screening of the SsangYong Korando crossover for the European market. In the Network model presented in February, so now the manufacturer has unveiled some details remaining secret.
The dimensions of the crossover, known to Russians as the SsangYong Actyon, increased slightly. Now the length of the body is 4452 mm (+42 mm) and wheelbase 2675 mm (+25 mm). The model was somewhat lower than its predecessor. Has grown to 551 litres (+65 liters) the volume of the Luggage compartment.
Visual changes compared to the version of the Korando for the Korean market, except for the emblem on the grille. Is repeated and the interior, and the base model has a full set of electronic security, popular among Europeans. Expensive versions will get a 10.25-inch instrument panel display, media control via touch screen measuring 9 inches.
If in Korea the SsangYong Korando is only available with a 136-horsepower 1.6-liter diesel engine, for Europeans, the crossover has adapted a new 1.5-liter gasoline engine, due to the presence of turbines outstanding 163 “horses” with 280 Nm of torque. The choice of transmission standard: “mechanics” or “automatic”. In both cases, with six speeds. With automatic transmission, the combination of a full drive.
It is expected that in Europe the car will appear in the middle of the year, and in the fourth quarter in SsangYong promise to provide the electric Korando.