SsangYong has announced plans to show a brand new concept called "XLV" at next month's Geneva Motor Show.

SsangYong has announced plans to show a brand new concept called "XLV" at next month's Geneva Motor Show.

XLV will be a follow-up to the XIV-1 concept but with an overall length increased by 290mm to 4430mm which will grant the vehicle with a seven-seat arrangement in a 2+2+2+1 cabin layout. SsangYong specifies the seventh seat can slide between the second and third rows for an increased flexibility of the spacious cabin as a result of the generous 2600mm wheelbase.

Motivation of the B-segment SUV will be provided by a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine working together with an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack to create a hybrid powertrain. The concept is 1845mm wide and 1600mm tall and utilizes SsangYong's most recent "Nature born 3 motion" design language.

A production model based on the XLV concept will reportedly come out sometime in 2015.

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