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We know what you're thinking. Combining SsangYong and "convertible crossover" in the same sentence is a recipe for disaster. After all, SsangYong has never been known for the attractiveness of its designs, and the only droptop crossover currently on the market, the Nissan Murano CrossCab, isn't exactly a beauty queen, either.

That said, the SsangYong XIV-1 Concept (that stands for eXciting User Interface Vehicle, for what it's worth) from the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show was a decent enough looker, and, instead of a full-blown convertible top that folds its way into a hump behind the rear seats, the XIV-2 Concept appears to sport a sliding canvas roof akin to the Fiat 500 Cabrio.

Only two teaser images have so far been released, along with a brief press release, so we'll have to wait until the 2012 Geneva Motor Show kicks off in earnest before drawing any conclusions. That said, it's looking like rear visibility will be more than a bit compromised...Continue reading SsangYong Geneva-bound XIV-2 convertible crossover gets rendered

SsangYong Geneva-bound XIV-2 convertible crossover gets rendered originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 13 Feb 2012 14:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.



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