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Ssangyong Musso (쌍용 무쏘)/TagAZ (ТагАЗ) Road Partner/Musso. 1993 to date (prod. n/a). 5-door SUV, 4-door pick-up. F/F, 1998, 2295 cm³ (I4 DOHC), 2299 cm³ diesel (I4 OHC), 2874 cm³ diesel (I5 OHC), 3199 cm³ (I6 DOHC). Oddly styled (by Ken Greenley) SUV. Mercedes-Benz engines at launch, though actually never sold with a Mercedes-Benz badge. Good power from the engines, coupled with well designed suspension: double wishbones at front and multi-link independent at rear. Decent ride, though not that capable off-road. Sometimes sold as a Daewoo in various export markets. Musso Sports denoted pick-up truck. Iranian production at Morattab Khodro from 2003. Korean production to 2005. Russian production at TagAZ from 2005.


Manufacturing locations: Pyeongtaek, South Korea; Taganrog, Russia; Tehrān, Iran

Marque: Ssangyong | Predecessor: Ssangyong Korando Family | Successors: Ssangyong Kyron, Ssangyong Actyon





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