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SsangYong to show range-extended e-XIV concept at Paris Motor Show

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September 10, 2012

SsangYong is to present a range-extended electric version of its XIV (eXciting user Interface Vehicle) design series at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.

SsangYong is to present a range-extended electric version of its XIV (eXciting user Interface Vehicle) design series at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.

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SsangYong is to present an electric version of its XIV (eXciting user Interface Vehicle) design series at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, dubbed appropriately, the e-XIV.

Apart from these teaser pics, the only information released on the B-segment CUV (crossover utility vehicle) at this stage is that it will be a range-extended EV using a small petrol engine for charging and will incorporate roof mounted solar cell panels.

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5 Comments

It's hard to see exactly what it looks like but I like what I see.

The Hoff
2nd May, 2015 @ 5:24 a.m. (California Time)

In the front, the top part looks aggressive, moving down it becomes soft cute looking. I suggest that moving down it can have the stealth high tech look with sharper edges and slightly curving surface. Just a thought. At least they're maximizing efficiently with solar panels. Add a. Regenerative Braking b. Regenerative Suspension c. Downhill Regeneration. d. Android system with Quad Core Arm processor. For literally everything, Entertainment, Navigation, Battery level, Suspension adjustment, etc. e. Low maintenance hot swappable iron air batteries. f. NFC door locks, engine start etc.

Dawar Saify
2nd May, 2015 @ 5:24 a.m. (California Time)

I like where your going Dawar, lets add

console Stick driving unit

HUD display systems for those Android apps

Flat - sonic based cooling system

yinfu99
2nd May, 2015 @ 5:24 a.m. (California Time)

ok, this is looking like something I can't put my kayak on top of....I guess if I can afford the car I can afford a trailer.

Bryan Paschke
2nd May, 2015 @ 5:24 a.m. (California Time)

Citroen DS3 anyone? Nice, and we'll see what they can actually do with it.

Nicolas Zart
2nd May, 2015 @ 5:24 a.m. (California Time)
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