Thursday, December 15, 2011

Hyundai i10 LPG Version introduced in India

The second largest carmaker in India , Hyundai Motors, launched a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) powered variant of its hatchback i10, called the i10 Blue Drive, which will come along with a price tag of 4.16 lakhs for the Era LPG variant and Rs.4.30 lakhs for the Magna .  All prices is of  Ex-showroom, Delhi.

The new Hyundai i10 Blue Drive is powered by a 1.1 liter iRDE2 engine and comes with a factory-fitted LPG kit which has a 34-litre LPG tank, which is designed in a way, so as to provide larger boot space. The new hatchback also allows the customer to switch to the petrol mode, which can hold 35-litre of fuel. According to Hyundai, the LPG-kit is impact resistant and is certified by ARAI and also by DOE (Department of Explosives.) The company gives warranty of 2 years for the LPG Kit.

"The LPG version of our next-gen i10 is a viable alternative for customers looking at low running cost," said H.W. Park, managing director and chief executive,  Hyundai Motors India Ltd.
"With separate petrol (35 liter) and LPG (34 liter) tanks, the customers have an option to choose from LPG and petrol modes," the company said in a statement.
The car sports a special LPG tank which offers larger boot space than other LPG-fitted cars.
The price of the LPG versions is approximately  Rs. 27,500 above  than a petrol model. 

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