Hyundai Creta has completed 1 year in India. To celebrate the occasion, Hyundai has announced the launch of a new special edition of Creta, called 1st Anniversary Edition.
The car was unveiled in presence of India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal earlier today in Bangalore. As a mark of respect to Saina’s achievements in the field of Badminton, Hyundai India also handed over the keys to first 1st Anniversary Edition of Creta.
Saina Nehwal (26) is amongst the most decorated athletes in the country having won Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padam Shri and Padam Bhushan in 2016 besides winning an Olympic Bronze at the 2012 London Olympiad for India.
Speaking about Creta, it is among the best-selling cars in the country. With sales of Creta in the region of 80,000 units till date, it is the India’s best selling compact SUV in the past 1 year. Creta is also the current winner of Indian Car of the Year Award.
Mr. Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Ms. Saina is Badminton Icon of India. Her consistent performance has elevated this sport’s enthusiasm to a great level of admiration among badminton lovers globally. Creta – the Perfect SUV and the Indian Car of the Year 2016, is an ICON in SUV segment. Creta with its superior performance and style along with strong body structure is a Perfect SUV for global customers. ”
On the occasion, Ms. Saina Nehwal said, “It is an honor and wonderful experience for me and I would like to thank Hyundai for honoring me with the 1st Anniversary Edition of Creta. It’s motivation for every athlete to receive the recognition for his/her hard-work and achievements. I am quite confident and will give my best efforts in upcoming tournaments to bring pride to my nation and fellow countrymen.”