Ssangyong Rexton W


At Busan motor show in Korea, Sangyong revealed a new version of its most successful model, the Rexton.

Called the Rexton W, this model benefits form a revised styling  and Korean-type diesel engine, e-XDi200 LET with performance of 155 ps and fuel efficiency of 13.7 km/liter. It will initially launch in the Korean domestic market. The new Rexton W incorporates premium elements, and offers high fuel efficiency, strong performance, convenience and economy. Some of the features in the new model include smart key system, eco cruise control system, Rain sensor wiper system, ECM room mirror & Hi-pass system as well as , MP3&WMA music player and Bluetooth audio streaming.

The previous version do the Rexton were also good cars. The new one builds on the success of those versions, with added luxury and style.

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Details in Ssangyong press release:

Completed over a period of two and a half years with investment of about 130 billion won for research and development, the Rexton W continues the brand heritage of ‘Top 1% in Korea’. Ssangyong explains that the name Rexton W combines the meaning of a New Premium SUV with a Work of Art (adding initial “W”), improving its world class standards. ? The front of the Rexton W represents the harmony between moderated lines and sides, embracing modern style and luxurious charm with its aggressive projection headlamps shaped like the eyes of an eagle. ?Its side-lines complete the look of stable style connecting the front fender to the rear quarter. ?The rear design applies practicality to refined dignity, enhancing the sense of balanced finish. The luxurious rear lamps emphasize visibility and distinctiveness with the bar-type tail light guide, a first in the Korean SUV segment.

In addition, the symmetric structure of the Rexton W’s interior combines driving convenience and passenger comfort, matching the dignity of a new premium SUV and bringing its interior space to the luxury level of a top-notch sedan with modern sense.

The center dashboard is simple but luxurious with its combination of splendid chrome lines and silver paint which gives the feel of aluminum to demonstrate modern and unified system elements. By connecting to the power jack on the upper dash, passengers can mount digital devices such as navigation and smart phones, resulting in greater convenience.

In particular, the Rexton W’s e-XDi200 LET (Low End Torque) diesel engine offers high fuel efficiency and quiet NVH with higher performance and reliability. With reinforced middle and low-speed torque, it is optimized for the Korean driving environment, which often features curved roads and mountainous highways. Additionally, cutting-edge Mercedes 5-speed automatic transmission is equipped to guarantee the best driving experience by sensing the driver’s driving pattern and the state of the vehicle.

As a result, the Rexton W offers excellent fuel efficiency of 13.7 km/?(2WD A/T), improved over 20% as compared to the existing Rexton, as well as output performance of maximum 155 ps and maximum torque of 36.7 kg•m, improved over 15%, as compared to existing engines. It also ensures  driving efficiency as maximum torque is kept at the engine driving area and is most frequently used during actual driving (1,500~2,800 rpm).

The Rexton W uses a triple-layer steel frame and chassis structure with high rigidity applied, with the best frame production technology achieved by Ssangyong Motor. This helps minimize the impact of vehicle crash on passengers, maximizing safety. ?ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and ?ARP (Active Roll over Protection) ?TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) ?UWS (Ultrasonic Warning System) greatly contribute to the driving experience.

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