Hyundai unveils the new Sonata at Auto Expo 2012, along with new Elantra and Veloster
Hyundai has launched their new Sonata at the AutoExpo 2012, the new design vehicle comes after along pause of almost 5 year. Designed with Hyundai’s fluidic design concept, the new Sonata has a new design front with a wide grille. The Sonata has a 2.4 litre GDI engine thats capable of 201PS of power, and comes with Variable Timing Valve Train (VTVT) to increase fuel economy and improve performance. The vehicle will be available in two options 6 Speed Auto or a 6 Speed Manual variant.
Apart from the Sonata the company also launched the new Fluidic Elantra, which has a all new exterior. The car also has a revised interior layout with plush seats and a new design center console. The Elantra has two engine options, 1.8 litre petrol engine with VTVT and 1.6 litre CRDI VGT and an option of Automatic or Manual Transmission.
The Veloster is the first Crossover from the company that offers a totally new segment for the younger car buyer. Three 1.6 litre engine options, two petrol engines , one MPI unit and the other a GDI, the third engine is a diesel unit. All engine options will have both Automatic or Manual 6 SPeed transmission options.
Hyundai also showed of its Hexa-Space Concept, in a global launch at the Indian Auto Expo. The Hexa-Space is the only segment vehicle that offers multi seating layout within the same vehicle. It revolutionizes the way we use our interiors by allowing reorganization of the layout. The centre seats fold flat, the second row of seats can be folded for limousine like space for third row passengers, alternatively the second and third row of seats can be folded down to create a large cargo load bay.