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Redesigned SsangYong Rodius Shows Its Face in Geneva

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The previous generation of SsangYong's large people carrier, the Rodius (also called Korando Turismo in Korea and Stavic in Russia, Australia and Chile) was widely acknowledged as being one of the ugliest cars in the world. However, due to a mix of interior space, practicality and versatility, many overlooked its less than successful styling and actually bought one.

SsangYong's Ginormous Rodius MPV can Seat up to 11 Passengers! [47 Photos + Videos]

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It may not really improve upon the image we have about the Rodius in all aspects of styling, but SsangYong's new people carrier will more than impress with its spacious interior that features no less than four rows of seats accommodating up to 11 passengers!

While its world premiere will be held at the Geneva Motor Show in the beginning of March, SsangYong revealed the new generation of the Rodius under the 'Korando Turismo' nameplate today in its home market of South Korea. Besides those two names, the Rodius will also be known as the 'Stavic' in select countries.

New 2014 SsangYong Rodius Makes an Early Appearance and It Ain't Pretty…

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Maybe we're just not seeing it in these pictures, but we expected something a little bit different, a little bit more attractive from SsangYong when it released the first teaser sketches of its redesigned Rodius minivan on Wednesday, in advance of its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

SsangYong Teases Brand New Rodius to Succeed the World's Ugliest Car

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If you think the mid-1970s AMC Pacer was a design abomination, then you probably haven't laid eyes on the SsangYong Rodius, a large MPV that has been voted multiple times as one of the ugliest cars in production.

The funny thing about the Rodius (aside from its looks), is that it was penned by Ken Greenley, former head of the automotive design course at the Royal College of Art in London, which is one of the world's top automotive design schools.

2013 SsangYong Rodius gets New Diesel Engine, Keeps Fugly Looks

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The Big Bertha of Korean minivans, the SsangYong Rodius, is entering the New Year in Britain with an updated diesel engine, while keeping the same looks and a low (for its size) starting price (OTR) of £15,995.

Lurking behind the Rodius' very Mercedes-Benz-like chrome grille is SsangYong’s latest 2.0-liter e-XDi Euro 5 diesel engine that generates a maximum output of 153hp (155PS) and peak torque of 360Nm (265 lb-ft) delivered between 1,500rpm and 2,800rpm.