D-Day has come when Hyundai would present its much-awaited i20 Active crossover before the world. First things first, the Hyundai i20 Active is the cross and sporty version of the Elite i20 hatch and comes with several added features. The global debut of the crossover is taking place at JW Marriott Hotel, New Delhi, India. Team Autoportal is present at the venue to provide you minute-to-minute update of the launch event. The launch event would start at 12:00 PM (IST). Kindly stay tuned to this page for more updates.
11:58 AM: The launch event is going to start in few minutes
12:03 PM: Just to let you know, Hyundai i20 Active has a ground clearance of 190mm; 20mm more than the Elite i20 hatch
12:07 PM: Hyundai i20 Active comes with a wheelbase of 2570mm and would be presented in both petrol and diesel avatars
12:09 PM: Hyundai i20 Active would be launched in three trims: Base, S and SX
12:12 PM: Active i20, Hyundai's first hatchback-based-crossover would deliver ARAI Specified mileages of 17.19kmpl and 21.19kmpl with petrol and diesel variants, respectively
12:18 PM: Hyundai i20 Active flaunts LED daytime running lights, projector headlamps and cornering lights as well
12:20 PM: Well, the launch event has finally begun, and our host is none other than the famous VJ Gaurav Kapur
12:25 PM: B.S Seo, MD & CEO, Hyundai India is on the stage and addressing the gathering. He says i20 Active is made for YOUTH!
12:35 PM: Hyundai i20 Active comes with dual-tone interiors with blue and orange options, and a 2-Din music system with 1 GB internal memory
12:40 PM: Hyundai i20 Active engines are retained from the Elite i20 hatch in both petrol and diesel guises. The 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT petrol engine generates 82bhp of top power and 114Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, 1.4L CRDi diesel motor churns out 88bhp and 220Nm.
12:45 PM: Hyundai i20 Active, for the safety of occupants, comes with dual airabgs, ABS, smart pedal & clutch lock and reverse parking camera.
12:49 PM: Hyundai i20 Active finally unveiled for the world!
12:52 PM: Hyundai Active i20 Price starts at Rs 6.38 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
12:54 PM: Hyundai Active i20 is launched with 5 variants in a price range of Rs. 6.38-8.89 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi)