Top 3 performance sedans in India

Thursday 27 February 2014, 15:51 PM by

Driving a sedan is nothing less than making a style statement. This segment defines – Luxury, comfort and Space at its best. For a country reeling under effects of rising fuel prices, powerful regular commuter cars have been a rare sight on city streets. For people who are addicted to a daily dose of adrenalin rush, you can pick among the following list of power-packed sedans from Indian and International car-makers.

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Top 3 performance sedans in India

New generation Toyota Corolla Altis has a new dynamical look and refurbished interiors for offering a unique driving experience. Under the hood, new Toyota Corolla Altis is tapped with a 4-cylinder 1.8-litre petrol engine that belts out 149 bhp with a peak torque of 190 Nm. It is coupled with a new 7-speed Sport Sequential Shiftmatic and Paddle Shift transmission system. Safety additions of 8 airbags, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Traction Control System (TCS), Vehicle Stability control (VSC) and Brake Assist (BA) are included in the overall package. At front, the grille looks more sleek and encloses the company's iconic logo within its 4-chrome slats. The headlights are more elongated than its previous generation version.

Top 3 performance sedans in India

India's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki, takes pride in its power sedan named Kizashi. The sedan is powered by 2.4 Liter petrol engine that generates about 176 BHP of power with 230 Nm of torque. The powerful engine is mated to a six speed manual and six speed automatic transmission. The driver gets a chance to position himself better using the 10-way adjustable power seat. The Kizashi sedan boasts of some interesting features like dual front and side airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill assist and multi information display.

Top 3 performance sedans in India
Top 3 performance sedans in India

Korean car-maker Hyundai has its very own power packed beast for the Indian market. The sedan named 'Sonata' has been in the country for quite a while now. The car-maker has relaunched the car with bigger and better avatar to create a strong footing in the power car segment. The sedan is said to be based on Fluidic sculpture design. The sedan is powered by a 2.4 Liter GDi engine that generates an impressive 201 Ps of power. The powerful engine has been mated to six speed manual and six speed automatic transmission. The car is loaded with all kinds of safety equipments that money can ever buy.

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