By: IOL Motoring Staff
Remember the Ssangyong Rexton? It's still soldiering on, according to Ssangyong's local website, but it's probably been a while since you saw one on the street.
While we don't know if the new LIV-2 concept car, previewed by these official renderings, will spawn a direct replacement for the Rexton, it certainly does show that the South Korean SUV specialist, owned by India's Mahindra, intends to move its large SUV effort upmarket.
The LIV-2 concept will make its official debut at the Paris Motor Show later this month and Ssangyong has confirmed that it will spawn a production version some time next year.
According to Ssangyong the LIV-2 is powered by either a 2.2-lire turbodiesel or 2-litre direct injection turbopetrol motor and it goes without saying that the showroom vehicle will offer these options.