Paris Motor Show: SsangYong e-XIV Concept revealed image

SsangYong has recently pulled the wraps off the e-XIV Concept during the 2012 Paris Motor Show which is anticipating a final production version.

After announcing just a few weeks ago that the SsangYong e-XIV Concept will be officially presented to the public during the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the South Korean based automaker has kept its word and pulled the wraps off the model. According to the car company, the SsangYong e-XIV Concept is coming as a follow-up for the XIV-1 and XIV-2 concepts and its name stands from Electric-eXciting user-Interface Vehicle.

“The styling of e-XIV as an environmentally-friendly vehicle running on electricity and supplemented by alternative energy, has been built using SsangYong’s design language to create future products that embrace its development philosophy of ‘Robust, Specialty, Premium’”, as the carmaker is saying in its official press release.

The SsangYong e-XIV Concept is 4,160 mm long, 1,790 mm wide and 1,575 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2,600 mm. The model is coming with a 1.0 liter two-cylinder petrol engine and a 20 kW Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. It takes 4 hours to charge its battery in normal mode and just 20 minutes in quick mode. The e-XIV Concept can travel up to 80 km in electric mode and 600 km with the Range Extended mode. Top speed is 150 km/h and the CO2 emissions stop at 45 g/km.