Hyundai is busy at work on the HA small car expected towards the end of 2011. There is heavy demand for cars costing between 2.5-3.5 lakh rupees and the 800cc hatchback will honor that need. Dressed in heavy camouflage one is still able to understand where the design inspiration trickles in from. We can expect the HA to look like a cross between the i10 and the Santro....

The blogosphere is swarming with news of a possible year-end launch for the Hyundai HA (codename), a 800cc hatchback that will sit under the Santro. The HA will sport a new design which Hyundai hopes will attract Alto and Nano customers. Using a 3cyl engine producing about 50 bhp, the HA gets a 5-speed manual transmission. Overlap with select Santro variants will be unavoidable...