The Ssangyong Chairman W Summit Is For Important Korean Oligarchs

While they're not as popular as they are in the rest of the world, people in Asia just love them a long wheelbase car. In China, especially, an integral part of "status" is a chauffeur to drive you everywhere you go, while you hang out in the back, trading rare earth metals or coal or other things that are so hot… » 4/21/13 10:00am 4/21/13 10:00am

Ssangyong C200 Concept Headed For Paris, Not That It Matters

Here's your meaningless car of the day, the Ssangyong C200, a crossover SUV to be revealed at the Paris Motor Show next month. Although we're thinking it's not really much in the way of a new concept as it's just another take on the swoopy-looking SUV. And if that wasn't enough to lose your attention, it's a… » 9/12/08 9:40am 9/12/08 9:40am

Ssangyong Chairman W Interior Photos Emerge, Surprise

Ssangyong is making a serious attempt to capture the Asian luxury market with its Ssangyong Chairman W, a V8-powered, RWD sedan with all the trimmings. We just came across a batch of new exterior and interior shots and, while the exterior doesn't surprise, the interior features seem quite advanced for the market.… » 2/19/08 4:00pm 2/19/08 4:00pm

Ssangyong Updates Model Range, Now With 10% Less Ugly

Some slightly more fair people might describe the Ssangyong range as 'worthy.' We just think they're hideous. Afflicting UK roads since the '90s, the South Korean company now have a new English importer that's attempting to shore up slow sales with a range of practical new features and slightly less offensive looks.… » 2/14/08 2:00pm 2/14/08 2:00pm

Ssangyong Chairman Revived, Revealed And Soon To Be Reviled... By…

The crew over at Ssangyong, everyone's favorite Chinese-owned Korean automaker, has revived their luxury Chairman nameplate for the new Chairman W. As you'll remember, the original chairman was based on the W124 E-Class Mercedes platform but styled to look like an S-Class. Based off of the WZ concept shown at Frankfurt » 2/12/08 10:15am 2/12/08 10:15am

Frankfurt Auto Show: The New Chairman; Ssangyong WZ

The Chairman is dead, long live the Chairman. Scratch that, it's the WZ concept, the latest from Ssangyong, Korean by way of the Chinese-mainland. The Mercedes-powered sedan is the replacement for the company's Chairman executive saloon, and it shares a general shape with several Infiniti models and at least one… » 9/17/07 4:09pm 9/17/07 4:09pm

Britons Vote Ssangyong Rodius UK's Ugliest Car

With the amount of talented artistic types in the world, it's somewhat jaw-dropping that ugly cars exist, but exist they do, and when the populace of the United Kingdom was asked to vote, they chose the recently-introduced Ssangyong Rodius as the ugliest car in the nation. We referred to the Rodius as an "R-Class with… » 10/12/05 4:04pm 10/12/05 4:04pm