Hyundai will launch the fifth generation Elantra (known as Avante in some international markets) in India around mid 2012 with an unveiling expected at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo. The car will be assembled at Hyundai’s manufacturing plant located near Chennai.
Skoda has officially named their upcoming sedan as the Rapid. Production of the Rapid has already begun at Skoda's Chakkan plant and the launch is slated for the first week of November. Finally, the Czech brand is bringing a proper replacement for its Octavia, a successful sedan, the company discontinued from the market couple of years ago.
Hyundai is most likely to launch its new small car, so-far called ‘Eon’ in mid-October 2011. CarToq spoke to Hyundai dealers who confirmed the imminent launch, saying that bookings will begin during the second week of October. Here’s what you can expect from the Alto competitor.