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Prior to unveiling, details of Hyundai's smallest SUV revealed

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Prior to unveiling, details of Hyundai
Prior to unveiling, details of Hyundai

18 Jul 2021: Prior to unveiling, details of Hyundai's smallest SUV revealed

The production version of Hyundai's upcoming micro-SUV (codenamed AX1) will be known as Casper. It will sit below the VENUE in the company's line-up and will be up for grabs first in South Korea. As for the highlights, the company's smallest SUV will have a boxy design and is expected to be offered with a choice of three petrol engines. Here are more details.

Exteriors: The car should have a flat hood and round headlights

Hyundai Casper will be based on the K1 compact car platform and shall have a flat bonnet, round headlights, and DRLs on the front bumper. It will be flanked by body-colored B-pillars, ORVMs, and blacked-out wheels. Circular LED taillights with a triangular lighting pattern should be available on the rear. Dimensions-wise, the vehicle is expected to be 3,595mm long and 1,575mm high.

Fact: Multiple engine choices are likely to be available

The Hyundai Casper is likely to be offered with a 1.2-liter, 4-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine that makes 83hp/114Nm in the Grand i10 NIOS. A 1.1-liter, 3-cylinder petrol mill and a 1.0-liter turbo-petrol motor might also be available.

Interiors: The vehicle might offer auto climate control and multiple airbags

The Hyundai Casper is expected to have a spacious cabin with auto climate control, rear AC vents, parking sensors, and a multifunctional steering wheel. It is likely to house a touchscreen infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity facilities. The safety of the passengers should be ensured by multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, crash sensors, and a rear-view camera.

Fact: Hyundai Casper: Pricing and availability

The Hyundai Casper should make its global debut in September and make its way to India later this year. Here, it should around Rs. 6 lakh (ex-showroom) and will take on rivals such as Tata HBX, Maruti Suzuki Ignis, and the Mahindra KUV100.

The news article, Prior to unveiling, details of Hyundai's smallest SUV revealed appeared first on NewsBytes.

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