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Hyundai Motor India unveils the design expressions of SUV Styled Car named ‘i20 Active’

No. 13325 02 20154 hit

• Marks Global Debut in India in March 2015
• Inspired by ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0’ design philosophy defining the Human Engineering


New Delhi, February 25, 2015: Hyundai Motor India has today revealed the design renderings of the most awaited SUV looking car. The new offering from Hyundai will be called “i20 Active”. Designed at Hyundai Motor’s Design Centre Europe in Rüsselsheim, Germany, i20 Active is scheduled to make an official Global debut in the Indian market in the month of March 2015.

The i20 Active adopts a ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language- completing a more sporty, sharper and bold look. The ‘i20 Active’, SUV appearance conveys athletic presence and aggressive side-profile rake. The car combines fun driving, a distinctive character and sporty refinement, with the enhanced practicality and quality.
 

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Hyundai launches the All New 4S Fluidic Verna- The World Sedan

No. 13218 02 201513 hit

§  New Verna 4S revolution of Speed, Style, Sophistication, Safety

§  Hyundai Verna sold globally in 66 countries caring for 2.3 million customers


New Delhi, February 18, 2015 - Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter launched the all- new 4S Fluidic Verna. First introduced in the year 2006, Hyundai Verna has spread customer delight in 66 countries caring for over 2.3 million customers across the world. The all new 4S Fluidic Verna will set yet another benchmark in the mid high sedan segment.

The all new 4S Fluidic Verna is a sophisticated, premium, stylish and safe World Sedan loved in the Indian car market. The 4S Fluidic Verna is a signature of Hyundai’s brand legacy and customer trust since its first launch in 2006. The Fluidic Verna launched in 2011 received customers’ applause for its world class “Fluidic Sculpture” design philosophy.

The all new 4S Fluidic Verna embodies the best of Hyundai’s Modern-Premium brand power and delivers maximum driving pleasure and confidence. The sporty, premium design, best comfort and high fuel efficiency exceeds customer’s expectations.

The all new 4S Fluidic Verna has established world class safety standards in the automobile industry and combines state-of-the-art technology and engineering with eternal fluidic design, the latest expression of all- new 4S is a perfect amalgamation of man, nature and machine with power and finesse.

Speaking on the launch of the all new 4S Fluidic Verna, Mr. BS Seo, MD and CEO, HMIL said “The launch of the all new 4S Fluidic Verna marks Hyundai’s success as a premium car manufacturer winning customers’ love and trust globally. We aim to be the most loved, trusted and caring car manufacturer in India offering class-leading Hyundai experience to the aspirational Indian customer. As the most caring brand, the new Verna is a result of human engineering to contribute to the brilliant moments of our customers’ life. Alongside its stunning fluidic design and technological finesse enhances driver and passenger comfort.”

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Image Captions- Mr. B S Seo- MD & CEO, HMIL, Mr. YJ Ahn- Executive Director- Sales & Marketing, HMIL, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava- Sr. VP- Sales & Marketing at the launch of the All-New 4S Fluidic Verna in New Delhi.


The World Sedan

The new 4S Fluidic Verna is sold globally in over 66 countries. The Verna has been globally developed for markets worldwide. The R&D team in Korea conducted research and study to understand the customer needs for the road condition, climatic condition and driving habit to meet customers in various other markets as per the standard and expectations. The car has been tested in the harsh conditions of Death Valley- USA to freezing conditions in Russia, to treacherous conditions of China to Frozen Lake of Sweden. Qualifying the Global Safety Test, receiving high 5-star ratings from N-CAP worldwide, has made Verna the safest mid-size car. 4S Fluidic Verna has also been rated “Good” by US government insurance institute for Highway safety.



Powerful 4S Fluidic Verna

The new 4S fluidic Verna is equipped with the most powerful yet efficient powertrain and is available with a choice of 2 petrol (Gamma 1.4 & 1.6 MPI VTVT) & 2 Diesel (U2 1.4 CRDi & U2 1.6 CRDi VGT) engines. The engineering excellence is achieved by the adoption of technologies like VGT, VTVT, electronic throttle control, piston with diamond coating making the powertrain powerful and efficient.

 

Powertrain

Petrol

Diesel

Displacement

1,396

1,591

1,396

1,582

Transmission

5MT

5MT/ 4AT

6MT

6MT/4AT

Power ps/rpm)

107/6300

123/6300

90/4000

128/4000

Torque (kgm)

13.8/5000

15.8/4200

22.4/1750~2750

26.5/ 1900~2750

 

Mileage (ARAI Certified Figures)  

Fuel Mileage

Petrol

Diesel

Kmpl

17.4

17.01

24.8

23.9

 


Driving Performance

Enhanced driving dynamics and reduced NVH levels were priorities for the product development team. Extensive testing and tuning as per Indian road conditions has been set out to make handling of 4S fluidic Verna settled and planted, the rear shock absorber equipped with low velocity control valve ensures a smooth ride quality even at high speeds and bumpy road conditions.

The Stylish World Sedan: Modern Exteriors

The all new 4S Fluidic Verna represents Hyundai Motor Company’s Fluidic Design philosophy, heritage and ethos into its simplest, purest expression giving it sophisticated, premium, bold and aggressive look. The new 4S Fluidic Verna’s design philosophy makes it more masculine and sporty. The sleek dynamic fluidic lines create a futuristic look. The style and sophistication of the all new 4S fluidic Verna is engineered to exhilarate.


       ·         Wing Shaped Radiator Grille with Chrome gives a premium appeal

      ·         Projector Headlamps and Boomerang shape Fog Lamps

      ·         Dynamic and Sporty R16” Diamond- cut Alloy  wheels

      ·         Concealed exhaust for modern looks

      ·         Elongated stylish wraparound tail lamp with LED effect

      ·         Sporty two tone rear bumper



The World of Opulence: Premium Interiors

The all new 4S Fluidic Verna builds on the car’s characteristic levels of interior comfort, cabin versatility, practicality and boot capacity. Futuristically designed with utilizing cutting-edge driving technology, the 4S Fluidic Verna delivers outstanding comfort features. It features an ergonomic, attractive and practical organized space, decorated in various tones. 

       ·         Ergonomically designed, well contoured front and rear seats with good thigh support

      ·         Sliding console arm rest with storage

      ·         Height adjustable driver seat

      ·         Rear seat arm rest with cup holders

      ·         Tilt and Telescopic steering

      ·         Integrated 2 DIN Bluetooth Audio with 1 GB internal memory and 6 speakers

      ·         Multi-function steering wheel (Audio and Bluetooth control)

      ·         Spacious cabin with comfortable legroom

      ·         Ample shoulder room for comfortable seating of 5 passengers

      ·         Ergo lever

      ·         Spacious boot


Feature rich Masterpiece

From the stylish exteriors to the hi-tech interiors, the new Fluidic 4S Verna boasts all the latest technologies and high quality features which will set a new standard.

      ·         Smart key with Push button start

      ·         Fully automatic temperature control (FATC) with cluster ionizer (Segment unique)

      ·         Rain- sensing wiper

      ·         Automatic headlamps

      ·         Escort function

      ·         Centre armrest with sliding storage function (Segment unique)

      ·         Cooled glove box (Segment unique)

      ·         Telescopic steering

      ·         Supervision cluster

      ·         Electrically adjustable and foldable outside mirrors


More power: More Safety: The Safest Sedan

Hyundai has always led the way when it comes to ensuring safety and security of passengers. Responding to the changing requirements of customers, all new 4S Fluidic Verna expands the already comprehensive list of available active and passive safety equipment by introducing new segment unique technologies. The body of the new 4S Fluidic Verna meets the most stringent requirements and, in combination with highly efficient restraint systems, ensures the maximum possible protection for vehicle occupants


      ·         6 air-bags- driver, passenger and curtain (Segment unique)

      ·         Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with EBD

      ·         Speed sensing auto door lock

      ·         Impact sensing auto door unlock (Segment unique)

      ·         Reverse parking camera

      ·         Electro-chromic mirror with camera display

      ·         Rear parking sensors

      ·         Automatic headlamps

      ·         Driver safety window with anti-pinch

      ·         Rain sensing wipers


Verna will be available in 10 variants with choice of M/T and A/T and 5 variants in Diesel and 5 in Petrol. The 4S fluidic Verna will be available in 5 exciting colors.
 

 

EX Showroom Price Delhi

 

1.4

1.6 S

1.6 S (0)

1.6 (0) AT

1.6 SX

1.6 SX (AT)

Petrol

773,903

884,939

938,217

1,011,378

1,015,505

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Diesel

894,910

999,900

1,059,241

-

1,146,581

1,219,720

 

 

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Hyundai ‘First Ball’ Handover Ceremony for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

No. 13116 02 201548 hit

New Delhi, February 14, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, the world’s fastest-growing automaker by brand and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) today handed over the ‘First Ball’ for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Hyundai holds the exclusive rights for the First Ball Handover before the opening match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand. At the ceremony, the set of First Balls were handed over by Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Sr. General Manager & Group Head - Marketing, Hyundai Motor India to the Match Umpire Mr. Simon Fry at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.


As a dynamic automotive brand, HMIL has always been associated globally with diverse sport activities. Hyundai's International Cricket Council (ICC) sponsorship began in 2011 when it first became the ‘Official Car Partner’ of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. In 2012, Hyundai decided to take a step forward to be the ‘Official Partner’ of the ICC and partnered with seven ICC official tournaments from 2012 to 2015.

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Photo Caption- First Ball hand over by Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Sr. General Manager & Group Head - Marketing, Hyundai Motor India to the Match Umpire Mr. Simon Fry at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

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Hyundai Motor India becomes the Most Awarded Auto Brand in 2014-15

No. 13016 02 201561 hit

• HMIL Earned 32 awards to become the Most Admired, Proud to own and Trendsetter Brand
• Super Performer Brand: Elite i20 adjudged with the “Indian Car of the Year 2015” and the winner of 5 “Car of the Year awards”


New Delhi, February 16, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter has been honored with the range of prestigious awards for the trendsetter products like Elite i20, Xcent and Santa Fe for the year 2014-15. Earning the country's most prestigious automotive award Indian Car of the Year 2015 (ICOTY) for Elitei20, Hyundai becomes the only auto brand to win two consecutive ICOTY awards. The award symbolizes Hyundai’s commitment to Indian customers by offering world class standards of quality products, design and experience.

The adulation for brand Hyundai saw the company win as many as 32 prestigious awards from the country’s leading automotive media. The awards have been instituted by the most eminent jury of all the prominent automotive publications in the country like Top Gear, Autocar, Motoring World, Car India, Zigwheels, Overdrive, Auto Bild, AutoX, Hindu Business Line, NDTV, EVO, Motorbeam, Vikatan Group, Flywheel and Car Dekho. Earmarking 2014 as the Year of Excellence, Hyundai Motor India had set record sales in 2014 at over 4.10 lakh units driven by growth across segments like the Grand i10, Xcent, Santa Fe and recently launched Elite i20.


Celebrating this moment of success, Mr. B S Seo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “We are overwhelmed by winning an unprecedented number of awards and recognitions from India's most respected and influential automotive media. These awards demonstrate strong appreciation and acceptance of our trendsetter products and making them a huge success. With this, we intend to thank all our customers, media and jurors who have chosen our products making Hyundai as the most loved, caring and trusted car manufacturer in India. We intend to continue with our growth in 2015 by entering newer segments and will continue to offer world class products to the Indian market.”

As a commitment to the Indian market, Hyundai launched the Elite i20 within 5 months of the successful launch of Xcent and Santa Fe improving the domestic volumes and increasing market share. Earlier, Hyundai Grand also received strong customer and media response making it the Indian Car of the Year in the year 2014. The Elite i20 has a strong fan following and is seen as “Elite companion”. Hyundai’s signature design language, the Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 has captured the attention of customers and has created a new design benchmark in the segment, setting a trend of future cars that Hyundai is making for global markets.


Hyundai Xcent with its premium features and stylish design has made its mark amongst the first time buyers of compact sedan, up-graders and additional car buyers. Xcent has generated high interest level amidst the young families in metros as well as Tier II cities.

List of Awards 

Publication

Award

                                                                                                                                                Hyundai Elite i20

ICOTY 2015

ICOTY Car of the Year 2015

Autocar India

Car of the Year

Viewer's Choice Award

Hatchback of the Year

Top Gear

Readers’ Choice Car of the Year

Hatchback of the Year

NDTV

Premium Hatchback of the Year

CNB Viewers’ Choice Car of the Year

Design of the Year

Overdrive

Car of the Year

Premium Hatchback of the Year

Zigwheels

Hatchback of the year

Car of the Year

Readers’ Choice Car of the Year

Motorbeam

Reader's choice Car of the year 2014

AutoX

Best Car of 2014

Car India & Bike India

Car of the Year

Premium Hatch of the Year

Vikatan Group of Publications

Car of the Year

Best Hatchback of the year

Fly Wheel

Hatchback of the Year

Car Dekho

Premium Hatch back of the Year

Car Dekho

Best Design of the year

                                                                                                                                              Hyundai Xcent

Top Gear

Value Car of the Year

NDTV

Subcompact Sedan of the Year

Vikatan Group of Publications

Best value for Money

CarDekho

Value for Money

                                                                                                                                               Hyundai Santa Fe

NDTV

Premium SUV of the year

Motorbeam

Premium SUV of the year

Flywheel

SUV of the Year

                                                                                                                                              Hyundai

Top Gear

Best Manufacturer of the year

Vikatan Group of Publications

Best Manufacturer of the year

     

 

 

 

 

Hyundai domestic sales up by 4.1%

No. 12903 02 2015100 hit

New Delhi, February 02, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter registered the domestic sales of 34,780 units and exports of 10,004 units with cumulative sales of 44,784 units for the month of January 2015.


Commenting on the January sales Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP- Sales and Marketing, HMIL said, “Hyundai sold 34,780 units in the domestic market with a growth of 7% over last month. This growth came in on the momentum built by leading products like new Elite i20, Grand and Eon while facing the stiff challenges of increasing cost of ownership on account of increase in excise duties. For sustained growth the need of the hour is reduction in interest rates & rationalisation of taxes to increase the inflow of the first time buyers"

 

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