A very sleek SsangYong Chairman limousine, Spotted in China in the great city of Shanghai by Reader Antoine Chalendard, thank you for the pictures! The Chairman is painted in silver gray which is a very rare color as 99% of these giant Korean cars are painted in black. This particular Chairman is a facelifted first generation example, recognizable by its wild headlight design.
A giant Ssangyong Chairman CM600L limousine, Spotted in China in a faraway suburb just outside the Fifth Ring Road in east Beijing. The CM600L was the absolute high-end variant of the first generation SsangYong Chairman, manufactured from 1997 until 2004.
New spy shots of the new SsangYong compact SUV. The new SUV will debut late this year to compete with cars such as the Ford Ecosport, Peugeot 2008, Kia Soul, and the upcoming Hyundai ix25. China will be one of the most important markets for the new SUV. Price will range from 110.000 to 160.000 yuan.
Spy Shots showing a new SsangYong compact SUV testing in China. The new SUV will debut late this year to compete with cars such as the Ford Ecosport, Peugeot 2008, Kia Soul, and the upcoming Hyundai ix25. Price for the new SUV will range from 110.000 to 160.000 yuan.
A giant SsangYong Chairman CM seen on the Wufang Tianya Automobile Parts City in east Beijing. The Korean limousine seemed to be in perfect shape and looked completely original, even the cheap plastic wheel covers are period correct.
The first spy shots of the new SsangYong Actyon testing in China, Chinese media say it will be launched on the China car market before the end of this year, priced from 170.000 to 250.000 yuan. Design of the new SsangYong Actyon will be inspired by the upcoming SsangYong SIV1 concept car that will debut on the Geneva Motor Show in early March. Read more »
The mighty Ssangyong Chairman CW700L was listed on the China car market in February. An interesting move because up until then the large Ssangyong barge was rarely seen outside its home-country South Korea. The new Indian owners from Mahindra clearly want to push the Chairman further from shore. And is there any better place to start than in Chairman-obsessed China?
Spy shots from the new SSangYong Korando Sports testing in China, SSangYoung calls it a LUV, which stands for Leisure Utility Vehicle. The Korando Sports will debut at the Beijing Auto Show later this month and it will be listed on the Chinese car market later this year.
Big car! The mighty Ssangyong Chairman CW700L has been listed on the China car market for 698.000 yuan. The Chairman CW700L is the long-wheelbase version of the ‘standard’ Chairman CW700.
Power comes from a 3.6 in-line six-cylinder patrol engine that was originally sourced from Mercedes-Benz for the very first Chairman in 1997. Ssangyong has been updating the engine ever since, in the CW700L it delivers 250hp and 343nm.
The Ssangyong SUT-1 pickup truck debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September last year. One camouflages example was seen testing in China. The SUT-1 (SUT = Sport Utility Vehicle) will be listed on the Chinese car market later this year, official debut is expected at the Beijing Auto Show in April. The SUT-1 will be imported from South Korea, there are no plans yet for local production in China.