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2011-10-03 07:09

THE INTERACTIVE VEHICLE: The SsangYong XIV-1 aims to marry comfort and interactivity.

Vehicle Specs
Manufacturer SsangYong
Model XIV-1
Engine 1.6-litre petrol and diesel
Transmission six-speed manual/ six-speed automatic
The SsangYong XIV-1 concept unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show, aims to marry comfort and interactivity.

The name XIV-1 is derived from ''eXciting user Interface Vehicle'', riding on the vehicle's focus on passenger and driver interaction.

The XIV-1's exterior consists of a continuous glass area, which the company said was inspired by the graceful profile of a yacht.

It also comes with a wide C-pillar and a roof that appears to float above the body, while its front is based on the new Korando and is completed by LED headlights.

Coach doors with rear-hinged doors replace the B-pillar frame.

EACH ONE AND ALL TOGETHER

The XIV-1 interior is based on a concept of "each one & all together", allowing passengers to move and rotate the seats to tailor the cabin layout to their needs.

The seats can rotate 360 degrees and can move linearly.

Most of the XIV-1's functions, including the audio system, instrument display and online communications can be controlled by smartphones, tablets and the vehicle.

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