About Mahindra SsangYong
In 2011, our home bred automotive company Mahindra & Mahindra joined the Ssangyong Motor Company which was originated in 1954 and is based in South Korea. This Korean company is a famous big auto giant that has built a great prestige in utility vehicle segment of South Korea. As of now, this company has made its presence in 90+ countries across the world. In the year 1960, the company produced first large sized buses in Korea and also started exporting these buses in 1966. After some time, they entered to another segment of fire trucks. Understanding the changing market, Ssangyong welcomed 4 wheeler segment and then, they developed the Musso and Korando in the year 1933. The exciting luxury sedan model of Korea – Chairman was produced in 1997 and presently, it has made a good reputation in SUVs by including Kyron, Rexton II, Actyon Sports and Actyon models in its product line.
Mahindra SsangYong In India:
To strengthening the position in global automotive market, SsangYong has joined hands with Indian auto giant Mahindra & Mahindra. This partnership is an expansion strategy of this Korean company to SUV market. Company believes in producing eco-friendly engines in order to encourage green technology. Additionally, SsangYong is leading to enter other markets in addition to India for sustainable development. So, it has built its local business bases in countries like Easters Europe, China, Africa and Central America.
Current Models Available In India Of Mahindra SsangYong:
As of now, company has made its presence in Indian auto industry with its robust product namely Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton car which is priced at 19.06 Lakh and goes up to 21.32 Lakh. This was the first model of the company to launch in India. For Manual RX5 variant, buyers will have to pay 17.67 Lakh INR and for automatic RX7 variant, the price is 19.67 Lakh. The Rexton W model offers 7 seater and 5 seater trims. This SUV derives energy from its powerful 2696 cc engine for diesel version. The manual RX5 variant accommodates XDI engine that churns out 162 bhp at the rate of 4000 rpm and automatic variant produces 184 bhp at the rate of 4000 rpm.
Upcoming Models Of Mahindra SsangYong:
By May 2014, this company will introduce a new model of Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton. The estimated price for this model is 20, 00, 000 Rs. By Oct 2014, the company will unveil its dynamic SUV model namely Mahindra Ssangyong Korando. Korando E will cost 15, 00, 000 INR. This is an electric car which is purely based on existing Korando C series. In Korando C model, electric senses are designed to sides that make this car highly balanced and efficient vehicle.
For details, visit Mahindra SsangYong's official website.