South Korean car-maker Hyundai is back with its one of best-selling car variant Santro in India. Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan in an interview confirmed that the upcoming Hyundai model will be called Santro. Speaking at a media event, Shahrukh said that he owns a collection of Hyundai Santro which include the first-generation model, the Xing and ‘may even have the new Santro now’.
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The new version is expected to launch on October 23. Hyundai will be revealing the car on October 9 next month. Hyundai is likely to showcase the car at the Auto Expo 2018. Hyundai released the first teaser sketch of its upcoming hatchback in July. Earlier, Hyundai discontinued Santro in 2014 which was in the Indian market for 16 long years. Santro helped Hyundai in making a name for itself in India. The new Santro is going to be a major competitor for Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Renault Kwid, and Tata Tiago.
Hyundai Santro 2018 Key Specs:
1. Engine: 998 cc
2. Max Torque: 95Nm@3500rpm
3. Engine Description: 1.0-Litre 70bhp 12V
4. Fuel Type: Petrol and CNG
5. Max Power: 70bhp@6200rpm
6. Transmission Type: Manual Cargo Volume
According to reports, the new Santro will come with driver-side airbag as standard, ample storage spaces inside the cabin. Fog lamps, alloy wheels, reverse camera and LED tail lamps are also expected as part of the car.
Speaking about the audio system, Hyundai Santro gets the new 6.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system according to reports.
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Hyundai Santro 2018 Price:
Hyundai Santro in India will be priced at Rs 4 lakhs for the base variant and Rs 6 lakhs for the top model.