SsangYong will add a large SUV to its range: the Y400. For now, the manufacturer is content with drawings and some technical info. Y400 measures 4850 mm long and 1800 mm high. The wheelbase is 2865 mm. The SUV, which will be the flagship of the brand, uses for its chassis a steel resistant to a tensile stress of 1.5 GPa, a world first according to the Korean manufacturer, and 63% of high-strength steel (AHSS).
The use of these materials also made it possible to limit the weight while ensuring rigidity. SsangYong also boasts good traction capabilities. The SUV Y400 will be offered in propulsion or 4×4 with gasoline and diesel engines. After South Korea where it will be launched this summer, it will arrive in other markets from the end of 2017.
At the Seoul show at the end of March, SsangYong will present a large SUV “flag bearer” of the brand: the Y400. This vehicle will first be launched in South Korea before its international career.