Hyundai has unveiled its Veloster for India at the Auto Expo 2012. The concept follows in the fluidic design parameters of the new Hyundai design team. The 3 Door open vehicle has a direct-injected 1.6 liter 138 hp (103 kW), 123 lb·ft (167 N·m) (@ 4,850 rpm) torque, 4-cylinder engine. A 6-speed manual gearbox will come standard while a 6-speeddual-clutch transmission (DCT) with paddle shifters will be available as an option.
The car is targeted at the youth with it being a sub brand for the young generation. The vehicle delivers 5.9 L/100 km (16.7 KMPL) as mileage, while retaining good power and great looks. The pricing is targeted of the 15 lac price point but it could become cheaper as the company plans an initial CKD for the Indian market.
The car was first seen on January 10, 2011, at the Detroit auto show.