Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the second largest car maker in the country has already started its promised product expansion in order to beat the market slowdown blues. The South Korean car major has already showcased the India specific Grand i10 that will be officially launching on 3rd September, 2013. Though the car’s exterior has been revealed by the company, its interiors were not revealed as the car has still not hit the market and Hyundai wanted to keep something until launch.
However, as there is tremendous amount of buzz around this global next generation i10 model, the prying cameras were able to take pictures of the car’s interiors as well, revealing it to the public before the car’s official launch. The Hyundai Grand i10 was getting a TV Commercial done for it, during which the spy cameras took the pictures of its interior.
The Hyundai Grand i10 is showcased by the company in its bright orange body color and this is the one which had been doing the rounds on the internet. This same peppy car was being used for its upcoming TV commercial. And this is where the Grand i10’s interiors were spied at.
As for the interiors of the Hyundai Grand i10, as expected it is a huge leap over the interior styling and features of the current i10 model. The new global car looks as snazzy from the inside as it looks from the outside. The interiors of the Grand i10 is pretty similar to the current Hyundai i20 and looks plush and premium apart from being very fresh. As per the spy shot the one thing that goes with the i10 is the gear lever that is mounted on the car’s dashboard.
The Hyundai Grand i10’s dashboard gets a classy dual tone and this is further complemented by 2 tone fabric seats. As already known, the brand new Grand i10 features Hyundai’s fluidic design language and the car’s interiors carry this design language as well keeping in line with the exterior looks. The dashboard looks clean, contemporary and functional. The dashboard has 3 knobs to operate the climate control system of the car. The car also has rear AC vents for the convenience of the back passengers, which is a first time feature in this segment. The Grand i10 also features an in-built infotainment system with a 1GB storage space.
The Hyundai Grand i10 also gets a start/stop engine ignition, while the steering mounted controls makes handling the infotainment system easier. The car gets a cooling glove box and electrical ORVMs, while the entire interior gets a more classy looks with a lot of chrome linings. The Grand i10’s safety features include ABS as well as Airbags.
The Hyundai Grand i10 is placed in between the i10 and i20 models, while it is the replacement for the current generation i10 in the international markets. Owing to the Hyundai cars’ popularity in India, the country will have both the generation models of the i10 sold side by side.