Geneva Motor Show preview: Ssangyong SUT 1 concept

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Feb 8, 2011
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In case you're wondering, SsangYong has managed to stay afloat after it filed for bankruptcy in 2009. Next month, the Korean carmaker is bound for Switzerland to show off a concept version of its Actyon Sports pickup truck.

While styled like a traditional pickup truck, the SsangYong Sports Utility Truck 1 (SUT 1) concept that will be unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show boasts a contemporary style expected of today's modern trucks.

A Euro 5-compliant, 2.0-liter diesel engine with an output of 155hp and 360Nm of torque will power the production version of the SUT 1. It will come with either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission in two-wheel or four-wheel drive variants.

SsangYong's new pickup truck is expected to go on sale across Europe and other markets by early 2012.

Do you think Ssangyong can still catch up with the success of fellow Korean carmakers, Hyundai and Kia?

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