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Hyundai’s New Fluidic Verna receives overwhelming response

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New Delhi, May 16, 2011: Hyundai Motor India Limited, the country’s largest exporter and the second largest car manufacturer, recently launched the mid-size sedan – the new Fluidic Verna. The new Verna which was launched on the 11 May, 2011 in New Delhi has received an overwhelming response from our customers and clocked over 5,000 bookings pan India. The new Verna is available across the country with much acclaimed, class-leading features set it apart from the existing cars in this segment.

Commenting on this, H. W. Park, MD & CEO, HMIL, said, “It is a matter of great pride for us to have received such an encouraging response for our recently launched sedan – the new Fluidic Verna. The Verna has many first-in-segment features and our customers have received the new Verna with unparalleled enthusiasm.”

The new Fluidic Verna pioneers a host of premium and futuristic design elements based on Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture Design Philosophy. It boasts of cutting edge design, luxurious & well appointed interiors, latest technology and features which are those of one segment above. The new Fluidic Verna is being offered at an introductory price of Rs 699,000 – Rs 1,074,500 (ex-Showroom, New Delhi).

The new Fluidic Verna has four engine options – 1.4 litre VTVT delivering 107PS@6300rpm of maximum power and 13.8Kgm@5000rpm of peak torque, the petrol 1.6 litre VTVT engine with 123PS@6300rpm maximum power and 15.8@4200rpm peak torque, the Common Rail diesel 1.4 litre CRDi with 90PS@4000rpm max power and 22.43kgm@1750 – 2750rpm of peak torque and the diesel 1.6 litre VGT CRDi, with range topping 128@4000rpm max power and 26.5kgm@1900-2750rpm of peak torque.

Both the 1.6 litre petrol and the diesel engines are mated to a 4-speed automatic transmission while the manual transmission option is available with all the four engine options. The super-efficient 1.4 litre petrol engine gives a mileage of 17.43kmpl (ARAI figures) while the 1.4 litre diesel version clocks 23.5kmpl making the new Fluidic Verna the most fuel-efficient car in the segment.

The new Fluidic Verna is available in 10 trims and comes in an array of 6 exciting colours to choose from. The deliveries of new Fluidic Verna have already started across India.