The latest Hyundai i10 is on the most awaited list in Europe and Indonesia besides India. For an interesting piece of news from Indonesia, the i10 could be referred to as i15 in the country. There appears to be an interesting angle to the term i15, if the company launches the present i10 with new car according to is proposed plan in the country, then the soon to be launched hatch which is christened BA, has a larger dimension than the present i10 and is smaller when compared to i20.
Hyundai is pretty dominant with I brand, and sources claim that this is a strategic move for the company to think about the i15, which is attractively positioned between i10 as well as i20. Besides possessing a larger dimension than i10, the next-gen Hyundai hatch, will be built with an exclusive style statement, adopted from cars with impeccable design languages. The new design philosophy adopted by the company is an indication of its plan to push its design language to new levels.
Sources are of the view that with the i15 tag, the company can do away with rechristening the present i10. The term i15 is just an assumption, and ardent car fans are wondering what sort of name Hyundai will emerge with.
The refreshed i10 was spotted on several occasion in the form of spy images, the car is expected to hit Indian roads, during the third or fourth quarterly period. A team of ardent car fans has captured spy pictures of the car positioned on a road connected between Bangalore and Mysore. According to sources there were 3 i10’s along with the next-gen posh SUV called Santa Fe. The team claims the refreshed i10 to be a diesel variant, but there are labels on the car to prove this, the company has no plans to introduce diesel variant for the Indian segment. The refreshed i10 will substitute the present i10 model.
The car is expected to release in diesel and petrol versions, the petrol car will be fitted with a powerful 1.2 liter engine with Kappa technology that is adopted in present i10 model. The diesel version will be equipped with a potent 1.1 liter engine, and interestingly is an engine with the smallest dimension. The interiors are one aspect to watch out for with the refreshed i10, the quality is supposed to be spectacular at a whole new level. There are other interesting and thrilling features to consider such as larger grille, bigger air dam in front, artistic lines, slanting roof, and refreshed fog lights with a creative LED design to deliver an impressive family image to the car.
The refreshed i10 has a range of surprise packages, the most interesting is the new design language where the public will be curious as to whether it can match the Fluidic Design language or emerge with an impeccably better design. The dimension of the car is attention-grabbing and unique known to be larger than i10 and smaller than i20, hence the speculation of the car being called i15 in Indonesia.
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