Hyundai India’s new small car Eon will be launched today in Delhi. The Eon will be the first car that will take on Maruti Suzuki’s bestseller Alto and will be powered by a 814cc petrol engine. There are high expectations riding on Hyundai’s latest car.
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Live Updates –
-Show is about to start at the Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon
-Launch of the Hyundai Eon is just minutes away.
-Top officials of Hyundai have gathered at the Kigdom of Dreams along with the media for one of the most awaited launch of the year from Hyundai.
-Show is being hosted by Perizaad Zorabian.
-The Eon has been conceptualized and made keeping the Indian customers in mind.
-Hyundai wants to penetrate deeper in to the Indian market with the Eon.
-Hyundai plans on launching several new models in the coming years. These vehicles will be the best of what Hyundai has to offer.
-Mr Kim was at the dais speaking about the Hyundai philosophy.
-Mr. Venu Srinivasn at the dais now.
-Venu Srinivasan is the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Korea.
-Hyundai sold 6.5 million cars last year worldwide with Kia.
-Some lavish performance to unveill the Eon.
The Eon has been unveiled.
-Top Hyundai Officials on the stage witht the Hyundai Eon.
-Hyundai Eon has got a really catchy jingle.
-Behind the scene footage of designing the Hyundai Eon being played.
-1000 Engineers from Korea along with Indian engineers played an important role in designing the Eon.
-Hyundai Eon commercial being played now.
-Eon commercials to be aired on TV soon.
-Mr Casey Hyun to talk on the design philosophy of the Hyundai Eon.
-Fluidic design philosophy also behind the Eon which is evident.
-Heavy surface contrast which is first in this segment.
-Interiors design concept follows the emoitional sculpture philosophy.
-Space for deity sculpture on the dashboard. This definately makes it India specific!
-Mr Arvind Saxena, Director of Sales and Marketing on the Dais to talk about the Eon.
-Desgin concept to keep car styling sporty and youthful in the front, sleek and sporty on the side and modern from the rear.
-The Interiors are 'Ridiculously' modern has Arvind Saxena mentions.
-The Eon is spacious on the inside and boast of folding seats in the rear.
-2 DIN audio system with USB and AUX-in.
-Tilt steering and ket-less entry, front power windows, internally adjustable OVRM.
-Driver side Airbag first in segemnt.
– i10 based three-cylinder 800cc engine delivers 21 kmpl of fuel efficiency.
– Gear shift indicator.
– 6 variants, 6 colours.
– Prices of the Hyundai Eon start at Rs 2,69,999 ex-Showroom Delhi
-Here are the prices of the Hyundai Eon –
D-Lite – Rs 2.69 lak
Dlite (O) – Rs 2.91 lakh
Era – Rs 3.11 lakh
Magna -Rs 3.36 lakh
Magna (O) -Rs 3.46 lakh
Sportz -Rs 3.71 lakh
All prices Ex-Showroom Delhi.
-Santro to continue to sell despite the cannibalization of the prricing from Eon.
-Hyundai currently has the production capacity to produce 1,40,000 to 150,000 units per annum for the Eon.
-Bookings opened on the first of this month.
– Hyundai has invested close to Rs 900crore on the Eon.
-Hyundai plans on selling close to 12,000 units a month, which is alomst half of that of the total number in which Alto sells every month.