Hyundai Motor India has showcased
its global SUV, the Tucson at the 2016 Auto Expo, Greater Noida. Hyundai Tucson represents a significant step
forward in the future SUV line-up for the Indian Automobile Market. Hyundai has
high aspirations for the brand globally. The All-New Tucson is a bold car
bringing our brand slogan ‘New Thinking, New Possibilities’ to life. Through
great design and advanced technologies, it represents the future of Hyundai
products in India beyond expectations.
The Tucson design expresses
progressive spirit and passion, transforming the brand to New Age Hyundai. The
All-New Tucson has a bold and athletic presence achieved through refined,
flowing surfaces, bold proportions, sharp lines and most importantly, the
newest generation hexagonal grille – Hyundai brand signature. The All-New
Tucson adopts the strong proportions and profile of an SUV and the design
confidently creates a sense of the vehicle being sleek and agile.
Speaking at the Tucson Unveil
at the Auto Expo, YK Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL, note, “Our theme for the 2016
Auto Expo is ‘Experience Hyundai’. Our goal is to offer intuitive experience to
customers and touch their lives adding brilliant moments and experience through
Hyundai. The Auto Expo is a very important platform to showcase Hyundai’s
strength of design, technology and future products. With the spirit of
challenge and innovation; we will expand the Experience Hyundai programme to
strengthen the Hyundai brand in 2016.”
Hyundai Pavilion Highlights
Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo’
Hyundai Motor showcased its
high performance sub-brand N which is a result of intensive testing and product
development. The sub-brand N builds on Hyundai Motor’s successful motorsport
experiences and technology capability to drive future performance-oriented and
race-track-capable models forward and bring ‘the most thrilling winding road’
fun to customers who truly love cars.
Developed for participation in
the world-renowned PlayStation Gran Turismo racing game series, the ‘Hyundai N
2025 Vision Gran Turismo’ concept highlights sustainable technology and race
car design, truly representing the future potential of Hyundai N. The N
capitalises on Hyundai Motor’s fast-growing strength and signifies the pace of
change within the brand, matching the company’s ambition to challenge
perceptions by making real and emotional connections with customers.
HND-14, Carlino is sub 4 meter
concept SUV developed at the Hyundai Namyang Design Centre. HND-14, Carlino
boasts multi-function lifestyle ability making an urban iconic statement with
its unique design and stylish exteriors. The futuristic design direction
showcases Hyundai’s commitment to meet the growing aspirations of Indian
customers opting for SUV’s.
Hyundai Motor showcased the
all-new global luxury brand ‘Genesis’ that will deliver ‘human-centered’ luxury
through a range of new models that feature the highest standards of
performance, design and innovation. The name ‘Genesis’, which also means new
beginnings, hints at the new values and standards the brand will bring to the
global luxury car market.
i20 Active possesses stylish
design and advanced technology to further redefine Hyundai’s automotive
excellence in India. The i20 Active offers urban mobility with a complete
package from style to performance. The design expresses Hyundai’s progressive spirit
and passion with its aggressive and tall stance.
Hyundai has evolved at an ever
increasing pace over the years, with significantly improved internal combustion
gasoline and diesel engines and with ever higher fuel efficiency. The Sonata PHEV was built to please drivers and
the environment, setting Hyundai Motor’s next milestone in its contribution to
humanity with advanced technology.
FCEV Mock Up
With the aim to protect the
global environment and lead the industry with regenerative environmental
technology, Hyundai displayed FCEV mock up at the Auto Expo. The fuel cell
stack, electric motor, battery and hydrogen tank are the main components of the
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV).
As the most loved and trusted
car manufacturer in India, Hyundai Motor India won three ICOTY’s successively
for its products: Creta, Elite i20 and Grand i10 as ICOTY 2016, 2015 and 2014
respectively. Hyundai is a New Age brand and under the Modern Premium brand
direction has redefined the segments setting new benchmarks every year.
Hyundai displayed its world
class refined powertrains and transmissions: The Kappa 1.0 GDI, Kappa 1.4-litre
T-GDI, 7 DCT and 8 Speed AT.
Kappa 1.0 GDI: Broadening its
engine line-up, Hyundai Motor’s downsized Kappa 1.0 GDI engine is displayed as
a part of a new generation of small turbocharged gasoline engines. Kappa 1.0
GDI engine is tuned to maximize fuel economy and focus on comfort, to
facilitate more spirited driving without sacrificing efficiency.
Kappa 1.4-litre T-GDI unit
incorporates a high-pressure single-scroll turbocharger integrated within the
exhaust manifold. The new design injects fuel directly inside the cylinder,
improving combustion rates for better power and fuel efficiency.
7 DCT: The new global
seven-speed double-clutch transmission (7DCT) provides an improvement in fuel
consumption and CO2 emission compared to a conventional six-gear automated
transmission, while acceleration performance increases.
8 Speed AT: Hyundai Motor India unveiled at the Auto Expo
its new eight-speed automatic transmission for front-wheel drive vehicles
improving fuel economy by 7.3% over six-speed auto. 8 Speed AT showcases light
and agile elements of Hyundai technology. Globally the eight-speed auto will
initially be used in the large and luxury car segments.
GENESIS CRASH CAR
Genesis is Hyundai’s flagship
model and as such offers a high level of physical crashworthiness and excellent
safety features as standard. Genesis
Crash Car Test was exhibited at the Hyundai Pavilion at the Auto Expo 2016.
Genesis has aced safety evaluation in the small overlap front crash evaluation
and a superior-or advanced-rated front crash prevention system with automatic
braking capabilities. Structural integrity and strength has been a key priority
of Hyundai Motor Company’s engineering teams and the vehicle uses advanced
high-strength steel throughout its body structure, and has been designed from
the outset to pass the world’s most demanding crash tests.
TRAFFIC SAFETY WITH POLI
Specially designed to engage
the youth and children, Hyundai has developed a Kids Zone at the pavilion to
encourage safety education and awareness as a part of its ‘Safe Move’ CSR
initiative. The famous animation series, ‘Traffic Safety with Poli’ will be
screened at the Kids Zone theatre.
Source: Hyundai Motor
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