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post #1 of 8 Old 04-27-2007, 01:28 AM Thread Starter
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Jeep/ssangyong Korando

So, I was talking to my dad this past weekend about my jeep and he was telling me that our family used own a jeep in the early 90s. I had faint memories of it, and he told me it was called a Korando so I googled it. Apparently, it was never a 'Jeep' but a cj-7 replica by a company named Ssangyong. I found it pretty intresting, here are some pics of the 94ish Korando's.








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post #2 of 8 Old 04-27-2007, 01:29 AM Thread Starter
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now here is what the Korandos look like now. like a uglified jeep liberty/wrangler offspring. . so. ugly

[IMG]www.ssangyongkorando.nl/mooie%20korando/15.jpg[/IMG]






hey, but now i know when i go back to visit my fam in korea, there're wheelers around

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post #3 of 8 Old 04-27-2007, 01:38 AM
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hmm. according to wiki, i guess they are sorta related to Jeep:
It was founded as Hadonghwan Motor Company in 1954 and started by building jeeps for the US Army. Beginning in 1976, Hadonghwan produced a variety of special purpose vehicles. After changing its name to Dong-A Motor in 1977, it was taken over by Ssangyong Business Group in 1988 and changed its name to SsangYong Motor. The name SsangYong means twin dragons. In 1991 it started a technology partnership with Daimler-Benz (now DaimlerChrysler).
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post #7 of 8 Old 01-11-2010, 05:50 PM
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Coming in two years late, but yes Ssangyong in Korea made a CJ-7 variant under licenses (I assume). I drive one now in Korea, several differences to an original CJ-7. Biggest difference is the engine, mine is an Korando RV model, has a Peugeot 2.5L diesel engine (non-turbo), RS model came with an Isuzu diesel.

The Korandos shown above are the "new" Korando model.

http://www.film.queensu.ca/Cj3b/World/Korea.html
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I've seen one of those parked in Venice (Ca, not Italy) from time to time, it's pretty damned ugly in the "flesh".

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