SsangYong, set up in South Korea in 1954, is now the fourth largest national automotive manufacturer. The Rexton is the manufacturer’s top-of-the-range model.
The Rexton was launched on the Korean market in 2001 and reached Europe the following year, where it met with public acclaim.
This large SUV immediately became SsangYong’s top-of-the-range model.
The design was based on a Mercedes Class M platform, in 5 or 7 door versions.
Restyled versions were introduced in 2004 and 2006.