Top new models for SA

From Renault's new Alaskan bakkie to the latest models at the Frankfurt motor show bound for SA.

Electric cars in SA

The debate on whether or not Electric Vehicles (EV) are viable in South Africa rages on.

SsangYong launches big Ute

2014-02-27 14:07

MAKING A SPLASH: SsangYong has unveiled its crossover utility vehicle at the recent Delhi auto show in India. The concept is called the Limitless Interface Vehicle or LIV-1. Image: SsangYong.

NEW DELHI, India - South Korean vehicle manufacturer SsangYong unveiled an imposing crossover utility vehicle at the recent Delhi auto show in India.

The Limitless Interface Vehicle LIV-1, the automakers said, “demonstrates SsangYong’s product development capability by integrating a substantial amount of smart technology into a 4x4 vehicle with an easy-to-use interface for the occupants”.

SsangYong added: “The LIV-1 was designed for enjoyable driving with a high level of safety features. One is Smart Link, a roof-and-glass system created from nanotube technology which removes frost quickly.”


Safe Way is a collision prevention system the help avoid blind spots at intersections. There is a 25cm monitor in the facia and an 18cm screen in the rear of each front head-restraint.

SsangYong also exhibited the new 11-seater Rodius APV. It has a 115kW/360Nm two-litre engine  with, the automaker says, “the styling of a sports utility vehicle and the ride comfort and appointments of a luxury sedan”.

SsangYong, taken over by Mahindra in early 2011, has seen sales surge 20.7% year-on-year to 145 649. Exports reached 81 679.

Read more on:    ssangyong  |  india  |  new models

Inside Wheels24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.