Hyundai plans 5 launches at the 2014 Auto Expo

Hyundai plans 5 launches at the 2014 Auto Expo New Hyundai
author image Nikhil Puthran
Monday 20 January 2014, 00:56 AM

Auto Expo event has been one event where every automaker has shown keen interest to launch their new products. The event has been a great platform to unveil or showcase technical upgrades or facelifts done to any vehicle. Similar to the other carmakers, Hyundai too seems to join the bandwagon for the upcoming 12th Auto Expo event in Delhi.

Hyundai plans 5 launches at the 2014 Auto Expo

Much anticipated from the sedan fleet would be Hyundai’s new Grand i10 sedan. The car is placed in straight line of competition with the likes of Maruti Dzire and Honda Amaze. The upcoming Grand i10 Sedan is likely to be powered by either 1.2-litre kappa dual VTVT petrol or 1.1-litre U2 technology diesel engine. Sources close to the development process have revealed that the auto maker is expected to incorporate a number of features in this sedan, such as revised front and rear bumpers, provision of LED lights and touchscreen entertainment unit with Bluetooth connectivity. The new sedan is based on the Grand i10 hatchback platform. As per reports, the interiors shall be retained.

Hyundai plans 5 launches at the 2014 Auto Expo

Second most awaited car, or shall we say an SUV from Hyundai, is the Santa Fe. The car is slated to be showcased in the upcoming 2014 Auto Expo. Its first preview was seen at the 2013 Detroit Auto show. As per reports, the new version imbibes a Fluidic-derived Storm edge design philosophy. The SUV shall be powered by the same 2.2 litre diesel engine that produces an impressive 194 bhp with a torque output of 436 Nm. Two-wheel drive/Four-wheel drive pattern shall be available with an option to choose from Automatic transmission or Manual Transmission. The interior in the Santa Fe is stated to be based on fluidic design. It features a GPS device, leather seats, sunroof and a convenient start-stop system for the engine. Legroom for the rear seats have also been worked upon and can seat upto three people with ease. The interiors look elegant with generous use of beige.

Other than these two upcoming much-anticipated vehicles, Hyundai plans to address the Fluidic design philosophy to the masses. The company also intends on showcasing its interesting range of cars like Eon, i10, Elantra, Verna and Sonata version to the masses during the upcoming event.

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