Celebrating its 20th anniversary in India, Hyundai showcased a couple of present and upcoming products. You’ll be able to check them out in our detailed gallery soon. The company also used the opportunity to showcase its Ioniq EV, and launched the 2018 Hyundai Elite i20.
First up is the Ioniq. Hyundai has begun working on its environment-friendly cars. And the Ioniq showcases the technological advancements made by the company. It also happens to be the only car to be offered in three powertrain choices: fully electric, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid.
The 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 is a representation of the advancements made by the company in understanding the Indian buyer. One of the most successful Hyundai products on the market, the i20 gets refreshed with Hyundai’s trademark Cascade Design grille, new alloy wheels, and a completely revamped rear end.
Dual-tone paint scheme, connectivity-rich 17.7-inch navigation system, rear AC vents, Isofix child-seat mounts, standard ABS and dual airbags, optional side and curtain airbags, etc. are some of the features of the car.
Engine options for the 2018 Hyundai i20 include a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.4-litre diesel unit. The former gets a 5-speed manual unit while the latter comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox.
Prices start at Rs 5.34 lakh and go all the way up to 9.15 lakh, ex-showroom.
Keep an eye on our news section for more updates from Auto Expo 2018.
HMIL’s MD and CEO, Y K KOO said “The IONIQ is a significant leap forward for Hyundai Motor as it intensifies its commitment to produce highly efficient, eco-friendly vehicles. Hyundai is a caring brand and we are committed towards clean mobility solutions to make a long-term transformation that will benefit our future generations. Hyundai is future ready to deliver diverse eco-friendly cars for aspiring customers around the globe without compromising on driving dynamics and performance – a balance of attributes we call ‘Green Performance’ ”.