The production version, undoubtedly the camouflaged prototypes we see in these shots, is expected to go on sale globally from the middle of next year.
The UK’s Autocar reports that the five-seat model will be the focus initially, with a longer wheelbase to be added to the range sometime after launch.
Both versions will ride on an all-new platform, and power likewise provided by a number of new petrol and diesel four-cylinder powertrains.
Euro 6 emissions compliance is expected, and six-speed manual and automatic CVT transmissions are also understood to be planned.
In Australia, the X100 would enter a compact SUV market that has experienced significant growth in the past year.
End of July figures show the segment has passed 50,000 sales year-to-date, compared to 42,958 for the same period in 2013.
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