Wednesday, September 03, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Hyundai celebrates first anniversary of Grand with ‘SportZ Edition’
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country’s largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer; celebrating the first anniversary of Grand i10, today introduced its ‘SportZ Edition’. Launched in September 2013, Grand has over 1.1 lakh happy owners in India and has won the prestigious Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY 2014) and numerous awards.
Speaking on the introduction of SportZ Edition, MrRakeshSrivastava, Sr. VP, Marketing and Sales, HMIL said, “We are delighted to introduce the ‘SportZ Edition’ of Grand amongst customers to celebrate this landmark. We thank our customers for showing strong confidence in brand Hyundai and making Grand a huge success in India. Grand which has created a benchmark in quality, features and technology offering higher value proposition has been well appreciated by the auto fraternity by being the most awarded car of 2013. Grand has created a new benchmark in the automotive industry by foraying into the list of top 5 most selling brands in India within the first month of full production. Grand achieved a milestone with the delivery of 100,000 Hyundai Grand cars within 10 months of its launch making it the fastest car to achieve this landmark in India.”
The Grand ‘SportZ Edition’ comes with a host of sporty and high-tech features like 14”Diamond cut Alloy wheels, blue tooth connectivity, steering mounted audio and Bluetooth controls, leather wrap on steering wheel, rear spoiler, B-Pillar blackout along with body graphics. Moreover, the interiors of the car have been further enhanced with premium full cloth upholstery and crafted in tones of red. The SportZ variant comes with the highly advanced and frugal 2nd generation U2 1.1 litreCRDi diesel engine which offers a combination of optimum performance along with best-in-class fuel efficiency of 24 kmpl (ARAI figure). Also the highly acclaimed all-aluminum 1.2 litre Kappa petrol engine comes with Dual VTVT technology and best-in-class mileage of 18.9 kmpl (ARAI figure).
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