SsangYong will be officially presenting to the public the new XLV Concept during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, order in March.
Rumors on SsangYong developing a B-segment crossover have been around for quite some time now and it seems that the carmaker has a model just around the corner, but as we all know, it first has to enter the concept phase. According to the guys at Autocar, the new SsangYong XLV Concept will be officially presented to the public during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, next month, and it should be hitting the production line shortly, with its launch being set for 2015.
The new SsangYong XLV Concept will be a multi-role B-segment crossover and, despite its compact size, and the competition aimed, with will become available with seven seats in three rows of two, with an additional seat sliding between the second and the third row, for “optimum flexibility”. Speaking of the competition, you should know that the final production version of the SsangYong XLV will be rivaling with models such as the Nissan Juke, the Renault Captur, the Peugeot 2008, the Opel Mokka, the Ford EcoSport, the Chevrolet Trax and so on. The concept will measure 4,430 mm in length, 1,845 mm in width and 1,600 mm in height, taking its power from a 1.6L diesel engine and an electric motor.