SsangYong bringing new C200 "urban compact" SUV to Paris show
September 12, 2008
Korea's fourth largest automaker, SsangYong Motor Company, will reveal its new C200 "urban compact" SUV at this year's Paris Motor Show in a presentation hosted by company president, Hyung-tak Choi.
For the first time in the automaker's history, the C200 SUV will employ a front-wheel drive layout with monocoque construction. This structural improvement is claimed by the manufacturer to be a milestone in its model lineup evolution.
If you haven't heard, SsangYong is a fan of diesel technology and will implement its 2.0L, 175 horsepower diesel engine under the C200's hood. Officials claim the engine and six-speed manual transmission combination produces extremely low CO2 emissions, improves fuel economy, and adheres to the stringent Euro V regulations.
More information regarding the new SsangYong C200 should be released as the Paris show gets underway.