Hyundai New SUV: Hyundai Motor Company is now going to make a new explosion in the SUV market. According to the news in media reports, the company is going to bring its smallest SUV, it is being called Micro SUV.
Hyundai’s smallest SUV
According to international media reports, the Hyundai Micro-SUV will be first launched in South Korea next year. The company has named ‘Casper’. After launching in South Korea, it will be launched in India and other markets.
Will be launched in India under a different name
For India, the car could be launched with a different name. The information of which will come later. As far as positioning is concerned, the Casper will be Hyundai’s smallest SUV below the current Venue sub-compact SUV. It will be built on Hyundai’s K1 compact car platform, which is already there in cars like the Grand i10Nios and the Santro.
The car is expected to measure 3,595 mm in length, 1,595 mm in width and 1,575 mm in height. If these figures are correct, the Hyundai Casper will be slightly smaller and narrower than the current Santro hatchback, which measures 3,610mm in length, 1,645mm in width and 1,560mm in height.
How will the engine
The micro SUV itself will be powered by the 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder naturally aspirated engine that powers the Grand i10 Nios. The same engine produces 83hp and 114Nm in the Grand i10 Nios.
Full production by September 2021
According to reports, the trial production of the new Casper has already started, while the full production is expected to start in September 2021. There is also an electric version of the car in the lineup. Talking about its price, it is being speculated that its price can start from Rs 5 lakh. Which is the lowest in the SUV segment.