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Hyundai launches global SUV 'The All New Tucson'

Updated: Nov 14, 2016 16:44 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 14 (ANI- Business Wire India): Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country's leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, today launched its Global SUV 'The All New Tucson - Born Dynamic' in India consolidating its SUV line-up for the aspirational Indian customers.

Hyundai as Modern and Innovative brand always brings New Products, New Designs, New Technologies and New Experiences. The all new Tucson is a Modern and Confident SUV with elegant and sleek looks. Re-born under Hyundai's development philosophy of strengthening driving performance and safety, the all new Tucson is engineered to deliver Excellence with Dynamic Styling, Athletic Performance, Smart Tech & Comfort along with Advanced Safety. With over 4.5 million customers worldwide in 12 years, it is one of the best-selling SUV in the world. The launch of 3rdGeneration All New Tucson in India, will propel Hyundai towards Market Leadership.

Speaking at the launch of Global SUV, 'All New Tucson', Y K Koo, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd said, "The aspiration of owing a SUV is a global phenomenon. The All New Tucson represents a significant step and will herald a new chapter in HMIL's growth story. Sold over 4.5 Million units globally in 12 years the all new Tucson is a Modern and Confident Game changer SUV. The launch of 3rd Generation all new Tucson will create a benchmark by giving world-class Hyundai Experience to the aspirational Indian customers."

Dynamic Styling

All New Tucson is a true expression of Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design Philosophy. The design expresses progressive spirit and passion with modern and confident presence giving it a distinctive look.

The front of the all new Tucson is dominated by the Hyundai signature Hexagonal front grille, which connects with the Dual Barrel LED headlamps to create a distinctive identity. A wing-shaped horizontal bar at the front bumper along with the LED Daytime Running Lights gives the all new Tucson a unique character. The long bonnet accentuates the sleek profile while the 'Z' character -line above the rear wheel arches creates a sculptural side profile with powerful stance. The rear profile has a clean design with horizontal lines that flows from rear wheel arches accented by slim tail lights.

The appeal of the car is further highlighted with the Twin Chrome Exhaust promoting a powerful and aggressive image.

The refined interior combines elegance with ergonomics for a sensuous experience. With a focus to strike balance between dynamism and premiumness, the interior of the all new Tucson is in contrast with the dynamic and strong exterior design. The long flowing, well organized horizontal dashboard conveys a premium feel with well thought out placement of controls to ensure maximum comfort and pleasurable drive.

The use of silver detailing on center fascia with soft touch crash pad enhances the premium appeal of the interior. Smart packaging provides absolute comfort with its plush interiors, generous front and rear legroom, and ample shoulder room for all passengers.

The all new Tucson is offered in 6-Speed Manual & Automatic Transmission that delivers quick, efficient shifts and high fuel efficiency. The Manual Transmission (MT) comes with Flex Steer to allow drivers to switch among normal and sport modes for steering response depending on the road conditions & driver preference. The Automatic Transmission (AT) supports the new Drive Mode Select feature to choose among Normal, Eco & Sport modes for higher fuel efficiency and enthralling performance respectively. Superior ride & handling is ensured with the McPherson front suspension along with the Multi-link independent rear suspension, enhancing overall ride quality and driving stability.

The all new Tucson provides an enhanced driving experience offering intuitive technology like the 1st-in-Class Hands Free Smart Power Tail Gate, Electric Parking Brake and many more. Enjoy a smarter drive with its 1st-in-Class 8.0 HD Touchscreen Audio Video Navigation System with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity with voice recognition. The 4+2 speaker entertainment system provides an enriched audio experience.

With vehicle becoming the third space for an individual, comfort plays a very important role. The all new Tucson is packed with comfort rich features to provide a premium experience. The well bolstered premium leather seats add richness to the cabin, 10-way adjustable power driver seat and reclining rear seats with height adjustable headrest, ensures comfort for all the passengers in the vehicle. (ANI- Business Wire India)