New SsangYong Torres unveiled on social media
That is our first full take a look at the brand new Torres SUV from Korean producer SsangYong and it’s set to launch in all-electric type within the UK subsequent 12 months. Inside SsangYong’s SUV lineup it sits between the Korando and Rexton by way of measurement, so we count on a beginning price ticket of round £30,000.
The Torres will get its identify from the Torres del Paine Nationwide Park in Patagonia. This new shot of the entrance exhibits it’s a rugged-looking SUV that’s an enormous visible departure from something within the present SsangYong line-up.
On the entrance we see vertical grille slats, what seems to be a crimson cap for the towing eye and that the silver decrease a part of the bumper is original right into a skid-plate. There’s chunky wheel arch trim on the aspect, aspect steps and a storage field mounted excessive on the flank akin to the present Land Rover Defender’s non-compulsory side-mounted ‘Gear Service’.
Inside we see a way more fashionable and premium-looking cabin than we’ve been used to from SsangYong, with a bigger central touchscreen separated from the sprint. There’s additionally a smaller display screen under it, cut up by some air vents. A 3rd display screen sits on the centre console and the driving force will get their very own show display screen, too. On the steering wheel we see the Korean model of the SsangYong badge.
SsangYong will start manufacturing of the “powerful and rugged” Torres firstly for the South Korean market. Auto Categorical understands the European model will probably be an electric-only Torres and it received’t arrive till 2023. As soon as right here, the EV spinoff will tackle the likes of the Skoda Enyaq and Volkswagen ID.4 however with a cheaper price tag.
No technical specs for the automotive have been introduced, though the affirmation of each electrical and combustion powertrains in different markets suggests it might use an tailored combustion-engined platform, very similar to the new Korando e-Movement. The producer has additionally beforehand stated that it’s creating an all-electric pick-up truck, which might find yourself being a spinoff of the Torres.
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