SsangYong Tivoli XLV to be launched at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

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SsangYong Tivoli XLV (1)

Following the launch of Tivoli, SsangYong will launch a new variant with extended space at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show to provide more carrying capacity and practicality and it would be known as the Tivoli XLV.  The car was shown as the XLV Air concept at the IAA motor show in Frankfurt last year, and following favorable feedback the company has decided put the car into production.

SsangYong Tivoli XLV (2)

The front end features a bold look sans a grille while the headlamp setup is formed by LED DRLs in a straight line with projector headlight below them. Going down, one can notice the chrome accent that flows sideways and above from one fog lamp to the other. In between them is a honey comb mesh grille. The rear profile of the Tivoli XLV features C shaped brake lights that would also be a LED unit. The rear end gets a clean profile with only the logo sitting in between. The number plate recess sits above the rectangular reflector while reflector strips sit on either side of the posterior.

SsangYong Tivoli XLV (4)

Sharing the same platform and wheelbase of 2,600mm as the Tivoli, the XLV features a lengthened body from behind the C pillar, an increase of 235mm over the standard car, expanding the load capacity to a 720 cubic litres of space as opposed to the 423 litres offered earlier. Meanwhile, the styling cues that distinguish Tivoli are retained, including its harmoniously fused SUV body design, sports coupé look and floating roofline.  Although not much has been revealed regarding the interiors, the concept images features an AMT gearbox while some features that can be seen are a touch screen infotainment system, 2 cup holders and a 3 spoke steering wheel.

SsangYong Tivoli XLV (3)

Designed to offer a multi-role, multi-function solution to a number of its customers, the Tivoli XLV provides just the flexibility needed to meet a wide range of individual lifestyles.  It will be offered with a choice of a 1.6 litre petrol or 1.6 litre diesel engine that would be Euro 6 compliant. These engines would be mated with either a 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed Aisin automatic and a two-wheel drive or a four wheel drive.

As aforementioned, the Tivoli XLV will debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. So stay tuned for more details about the car. Do share your views about this upcoming car with us through the comments section below.

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