Hyundai India has just launched a Sportz Edition of the Grand i10 hatchback. The Sportz Edition marks the first anniversary of the hatchback, which has found over 110,000 homes in India, making it one of the best performance cars, sales-wise, in the first year of its production run.
The Grand i10 has been a grand success for Hyundai right from word go. Designed specifically for the Indian car market with a longer wheelbase and other country-specific features, the hatchback is available with petrol and turbo diesel engine options. Hyundai has also stuffed the Grand i10 with a slew of features and creature comforts.
Coming to the changes/features on the Sportz Edition of the car, the Grand i10 Sportz now gets,
- 14 inch diamond cut alloy wheels (borrowed from the Asta variant)
- Hatch lid spoiler
- Graphics on the bonnet and flanks
- Blacked out B-Pillar
- Bluetooth connectivity
- Stereo mounted audio and Bluetooth controls
- Leather wrap for steering wheel
- Revised upholstery
- Red colour scheme for the dashboard
The Sportz Edition of the Grand i10 sits in between the Sportz and Asta variants in terms of price and positioning. The hatchback is priced at 5.11 lakh rupees for the petrol powered variant and 5.98 lakh rupees for the diesel powered variant, with both prices reflecting ex-showroom Delhi figures.
The petrol powered Grand i10 uses a 1.2 liter-4 cylinder Kappa2 motor that gets variable valve timing and 82 Bhp-114 Nm outputs. 5 speed manual and 4 speed automatic transmission are on offer. The diesel powered Grand i10 features a 1.1 liter-3 cylinder CRDI turbocharged motor that makes 69 Bhp-170 Nm.
A five speed manual gearbox comes standard on the diesel powered motor, whose drive-ability and high fuel efficiency (ARAI rated) of 24 Kmpl. The Grand i10 has also spawned a compact sedan in the form of the Xcent, which shares its engine and gearbox options with the hatchback.