HMIL is now going to launch a better version of Hyundai i10 car which would be specially designed for international customers because HMIL plans to export their cars with a price range of 5-6 lakhs ie around 15000 USD. The i20 model would be equipped with a automatic gear box for better driving standards and the manufacturing would be done at chennai.
The Hyundai i20 is said to have 3 doors which will be released after the 5door version launch. The new model is going to have bigger inner space and a tougher engine with international standards. With the 1.2-litre petrol engine the powerful vehicle to expected to be launched by 2008 end or early 2009.
Also by the end of 2008 hyundai motors would launch a diesel version of Hyundai i10 car, because right now only the petrol version is available in India. The new car aimed at B segment is codenamed as PB and will be targetting a position above Hyundai Getz.
Hyundai is producing all these new models in India itself hence indians have a benefit of buying these export level cars. The i20 will be having a better quality plastic and comfortable seating and interiors with more room space for luggage. The launch will be joined with other car brands launched at the same time which includes Honda jazz, Skoda Fabia and Volkswagen polo.
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