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Hyundai Celebrates Elite i20's First Birthday by Launching a Special Edition at Rs 6.69 Lakh

Hyundai Elite i20 currently competes against the likes of Maruti Swift, Volkswagen polo and Honda Jazz.

Published: 18th August 2015 12:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th August 2015 01:11 PM   |  A+A-

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Hyundai motors India Ltd (HMIL) has launched the ‘Celebration Edition’ of the Elite i20 on the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the vehicle. The new car is based on the Sportz trim with the additional sum of INR 30,000 but the extra cost is surely worth with the cosmetic changes that are fitted at the dealer’s end. This limited edition Elite i20 will get the sticker price of INR 6.69 lac (Ex-showroom Delhi) for the petrol variant and INR 7.84 lac (Ex-showroom Delhi) for the diesel trim. The company rolled out only 600 units of the limited edition car. Hyundai Elite i20 currently competes against the likes of Maruti Swift, Volkswagen polo and Honda Jazz.

Talking about the changes outside, the new special edition Elite i20 gets the gloss black roof wrap, sporty body decals and special badging on the boot lid. Besides the B and C pillars, the window frame too is blacked out and the stylish body graphics looks elegant. On the side profile, the vehicle gets the new set of 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels. The car will be available only in the white color option.

From the inside, the Elite i20 gets the minor tweaks here and there, it is expected that the limited edition Elite i20 will be equipped with the new touchscreen unit, while the other changes include the new upholstery, 2-Din music system with Bluetooth connectivity, 6 speakers, climate control as the standard features. The sportz trim also features driver side airbags, ABS, reverse parking camera, adjustable steering wheel and the power retractable ORVMs, so it's a fully loaded car. Moreover, the accessories which are fitted at the dealers end include seat covers, parcel tray, badging, floor mats and door sill plates.

Under the bonnet, the celebration edition vehicle will be offered with the two engine options one is the petrol and another one is the diesel. The 1.2 litre 4-cylinder petrol mill mated to a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox has the capacity of producing the power output of 82 bhp and the peak torque of 115 Nm while the diesel motor is the 1.5 litre powertrain that can deliver the maximum output of 89 bhp and the high torque of 220 Nm. The engine is paired to the 6-speed manual transmission gearbox.

Recently, Hyundai showcased the latest concept of the vision G, the newly unveiled car gets the sportback silhouette which give the car a dynamic appeal. The car is powered by the 5.0-litre V8 engine that has the capacity of producing the output of 420bhp and the company says that it’s the future of the cars, which surely sounds good. The interiors of the vehicle indicates the use of the wood and leather, the display screens are also included with the unique self-opening doors being the other feature of the car.

The unique G vision is designed by the team of designers from the United States of America (USA) but the interiors are taken from the manufacturers design studio all across the globe. The officials from the company said that the power is not the focus of the vehicle but the notion of chivalry.

Mr. Chris Chapman, head of the Hyundai’s US design center said that the design of the car speaks to the owner rather than the audiences who watches the vehicle on the road, the new G vision gives the dynamic appeal and the constant motion.



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