The new Korean crossover is not expensive by the way!


The SsangYong brand has fallen to almost zero sales in Russia in 2015-2019, and for the last two or three years it has been teetering on the brink of bankruptcy and unable to find a new investor in any way.

However, the company is alive and introduced a new product to its home market – the Torres crossover.

The name Torres is in honor of one of the Chilean National Parks. Apparently this is a hint of adventure and outdoor activities. Together with the brutal design it seems to be right. Only now Torres is in fact a typical crossover: a load-bearing body and a front-wheel drive platform.

Torres will be placed in the lineup between the Korando and Rexton models. This means that the car has a length of 4.6-4.7 m. For the trunk, a very decent volume is indicated: 703 liters with an interior configuration with five seats. If there’s not enough, you can throw the little things in the lockable box outside on the starboard side. A clear borrowing from the new Defender, while the radiator grille pattern was spied on by Jeeps.

The new Korean crossover is not expensive by the way!

Below the 12.3-inch media system removed from the panel is another one. The climate control is controlled via an 8-inch touchscreen. The climate system is dual-zone, there is ventilation for the front seats.

The technical stuff, by modern standards, is unpretentious: a 1.5 turbo engine with a capacity of 170 forces, a 6-speed automatic Aisin, front-wheel drive in the “base” or full, for a fee – with a banal clutch in the rear-wheel drive.

The new Korean crossover is not expensive by the way!

The starting price in Korea is 21 thousand dollars.

Next year, the range should be supplemented with an electric car.

  • More details about the Korean SUV – here.
  • “Driving” can now be viewed on RuTube.

Source: Z R

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