|2014 Hyundai i10 camouflaged photos|
South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai has kick started the testing rounds for its upcoming 2012 i10 small car. The i10 is one of the most popular product for Hyundai and it is the best seller for the car maker in India. The 2014 model of the i10 hatchback is doing the testing rounds with heavy camouflage which gives a hint that the cosmetic changes both at the front and rear will be more.
Cosmetic changes ?
As per the new pictures caught on testing the car gets new wing mirrors and turn indicators at the bottom of the mirror. The front bumper seems to have got a heavy cosmetic change. Though the overall model of the car looks similar, the length seems to have grown a little bit. The increase in length will give the 2014 model more space inside which will be the best aspect of the new model.
The side profile of the car clearly shows the raked up windows. At the rear new reflectors have been placed and the alloy wheels have undergone a change. In the inside the car gets separate headrests which is quite a change considering the integrated headrests available in the current model.
Launch date ?
The 2014 model of the Hyundai i10 is expected to arrive in the last quarter of 2013. India will soon have the 2014 model launched as it is one of the crucial market for the small car. Indian market will be eagerly expecting the updated version as it has much more comfort, new design aesthetics and mechanical changes as well.
Engines on offer ?
The 2014 Hyundai i10 is expected to be launched with a three cylinder, turbo diesel engine. The 1.1 Liter three cylinder engine outputs peak power of 74 Bhp and 152 Nm of maximum torque. This engine is said to be highly fuel efficient with low tailpipe emissions.
The petrol variant will get the 1 Liter, 3 cylinder Kappa engine which is currently being developed by Hyundai, replacing the 1.2 Liter Kappa engine. For the transmission, we can expect both automatic and manual transmissions to be on offer. Moreover, a LPG variant for the Indian market could also be launched.
Source : http://www.autoevolution.com