SsangYong has followed immediately the SIV-1 seen at the Geneva motor show with another SUV concept. The LIV-1 has made its debut at the Seoul motor show and is likely to influence the design of the next Rexton.

The Korean firm says LIV-1 stands for 'Limitless Interface Vehicle' and employs a design philosophy known as 'Robust Aesthetics. Its overall proportions appear similar to the latest Mitsubishi Outlander

SsangYong will use its home motor show to give further details on its upcoming range expansion. A production version of the LIV-1, as a Rexton or a separate model, is not expected until 2015.

Matt Bird