Date: February 2016

SSANGYONG ADDS KORANDO ‘RED’ SPECIAL EDITION

SsangYong has added a limited edition model to its Giugiaro designed Korando SUV - Red.

Korando Red limited edition
Korando Red limited edition
Korando Red limited edition

Based on the Korando ELX 2.2, the car adds a stunning full red leather interior, a 6-way power adjustable and ventilated driver’s seat, powered sunroof and HID (High Intensity Discharge) headlights, with a choice of either a metallic space black or metallic techno grey exterior.  The car also includes an Aisin 6-speed automatic gearbox.

The Korando ELX features intelligent on demand four wheel drive, heated front and rear seats, a smart infotainment system with 7” touch screen with a TomTom navigation system, a rear view camera, and 18” diamond cut alloy wheels.

The Korando ELX Red is powered by SsangYong’s newly developed e-XDi220 2.2 litre diesel engine for a more powerful performance and lower CO2 emissions than the previous 2.0 litre engine it replaces.  Maximum power is increased to 178ps and torque to 400Nm - up by 19.4% and 11% respectively, and maximum torque is delivered from a low of 1,400rpm and maintained through a wide range up to 2,800rpm for smooth, progressive driving from the start.

Korando Red is priced at just £23,495 on the road.

5 year limitless mileage warranty

All models in the SsangYong range are covered by a best-in-class 5 year limitless mileage warranty.  Designed to be totally transparent and give customers complete peace of mind, ‘limitless’ means just that: not a maximum mileage condition that some brands impose in their small print.  All the major mechanical components are covered including wheel bearings, suspension joints and bushes, steering joints, shock absorbers and even the audio system.  Wearable components such as clutch discs and brake friction materials which could have their life reduced by poor driving are covered for one year or 12,500 miles, and the battery and paintwork for three years.

Made in Korea

SsangYong cars are manufactured in South Korea by SsangYong Motor, which is 73 per cent owned by the Indian engineering conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra, and imported into the UK by SsangYong Motor UK.  Established in 1954 it is Korea's oldest vehicle manufacturer and only 4x4 and SUV specialist producer.  There are currently some 60 SsangYong dealers covering England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with new locations being added to the network all the time.

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