Bonus Gallery: The Evolution Of The Ssangyong Korando | The Truth About Cars

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Bonus Gallery: The Evolution Of The Korando

Since Mahindra seem to be giving its self-destructed US channel much attention, we help but wonder what is more important to the Indian than a little PR the world#8217;s [sigh] largest car market in the The answer, of course, is its acquisition of a South Korean automaker only to Americans as the maker of the ugly Rodius (to be fair, TTAC readers may also Ssangyong#8217;s bid for world#8217;s ugliest declaration ). But the meeting point Ssangyong and Mahindra isn#8217;t it#8217;s diesel and four-wheel-drive.

Despite the fact that is still technically in receivership, are still 25 dealers selling its in Australia on the strength of the motto Live Diesel,#8221; while has 40 diesel-only Australian dealers. Ssangyong revived the nameplate to its original product, Korando, for a new that reportedly launches in later this year. at the evolution of the Korando, from CJ7 clone to the forthcoming model reportedly boasts a 174 hp, 337 lb-ft diesel engine, and available FWD or one can#8217;t help but wonder

where Mahindra sees going.

The second generation Korando was styled by the same guy who penned the And thus, the awkward years

The Korando was updated in 2001. It help much.

The Mk II Korando is built by TagAz for the Russian Evolution, as you can see has slowed to a crawl.

Ssangyong broke with its roots by replacing the model in with this monstrosity, as the Actyon. The trends at Ssangyong car-based baby utes, styling, and ultimately, bankruptcy, clear by now.

And for good here#8217;s its cousin, the Actyon

With the exception of the show-car and lights, this is said to the new Korando that Ssangyong will save its skin. In Mahindra has just announced it build this and possibly Ssangyong models in India. And so the of the Korando, from ruggedly to awkwardly geeky to utterly has come full circle to handsome. Or at least that#8217;s the

Ssangyong#8217;s present is still uncertain, as evidenced by its malfunctioning and still-hideous product line. The new Korando will help Ssangyong#8217;s rep for eye-watering styling, but not as if … markets like and the US are desperate for more varieties of crossover. Here#8217;s hoping keeps to its rugged roots than Ssangyong did,

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