Hyundai Tucson, Sonata Hybrid, Genesis, N 2025 to be showcased at Auto Expo – Report

Posted on: Jan 19, 2016 - 10:56am IST

Hyundai Tucson reported to launch in India as well.

ET Now reports that Hyundai India will showcase the Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, Genesis brand, and the Vision N 2025 at the Auto Expo 2016 in the first week of February.

Hyundai N 2025 Vision GT front three quarter left at IAA 2015
The Vision N 2025 is an exclusive design study that previews the capabilities of Hyundai’s global design team.

Hyundai’s show floor will comprise of as many as nine different zones, Premium Zone – showcasing its luxury brand Genesis, Sports zone with Hyundai i20 Active, Eco zone – which will showcase the Sonata PHEV, Technology Zone – unveil the Kappa 1.0 T-GDI and 1.4 T-GDI petrol engines, 7 speed dual clutch transmission and 8 speed automatic transmission, and Safety zone, etc.

Hyundai will showcase a Genesis sedan to gauge people’s reaction of a luxury sedan from the Korean manufacturer, which could help decide on a possible launch. It’s unclear if the model will be the Genesis G80 (rebadged Hyundai Genesis) or the flagship Genesis G90, which made its debut at the 2016 Detroit Motor Show.

2017 Genesis G90 front three quarters on road
Hyundai will showcase a Genesis sedan to convince the Indian public that the Korean car manufacturer can build luxury cars.

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The Sonata Hybrid is likely to serve as a litmus test; to garner people’s attention and understand if there is demand for a hybrid mid-size sedan. Hyundai could consider launching the Sonata Hybrid, given that the segment in India already consists of the locally-assembled Toyota Camry hybrid and the soon-to-be-launched Honda Accord hybrid, as well as the benefits that hybrid vehicles can now avail from the government.

The Vision N 2025 is an exclusive design study that previews the capabilities of Hyundai’s global design team, and offers Hyundai’s perspective of a future race car.

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – Image Gallery

Hyundai N2025 – Image Gallery

[Source: ET Auto]

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