Friday, September 30, 2011
By Pranjal Gera
Hyundai Eon Variants & Features
Hyundai Motors India is about to unwrap its new car; Hyundai Eon. The new small car is also termed as a threat to the Maruti Alto; the best selling and favorite small car in India. The hatchback continues to sport the “Fluidic Concept” of Hyundai Motors.
The information out till now is that the small car is not based on the Hyundai i10 platform, it possess its own identity with its all-new and unique platform. Because the Eon has been developed internally, and will be manufactured in the country, Hyundai is able retail its small car competitively. In the Hyundai stable this hatchback will be placed beneath Santro, and will contend with the current hot selling small cars namely Chevrolet Spark and Maruti Alto.
Till now no confirmation is available on the pricing of the car, but the price may fall in the range of 2, 50,000-3, 00,000 for the entry level variant D-Lite and can go up to 3,00,000-3,80,000 for the top model Sportz.
The all new kid on the block will wear a three cylinder 814cc petrol engine, that will be able to yield out a peak of around 55 Bhp and peak torque of 76.5 Nm.
The top variant of this small hatchback i.e. Eon Sportz may feature power windows in front, power steering, air-conditioner, air-bag at the driver’s seat, body colored bumpers, a four speaker music system, USB port and remote levers for fuel lid.