Korean automaker Hyundai will commence bookings for all-new small car Eon from October 1 (Today). As per the official website of Hyundai Eon it is set to launch on 14th October 2011 in India and delivers are expected to start by the 20th of October.
Earlier known by its codename HA, this baby hatch will compete with the likes of the Alto and A-Star, and is expected to take a huge chunk of market share away from Maruti. Heavily sculpted and intricately detailed, the Eon certainly has the looks to accomplish this. The modern Fluidic styling makes it look like anything but a low-cost car.
Hyundai’s R&D facility in Hyderabad worked in coordination with Namyang R&D in South Korea to develop the car. In India, the Eon will be manufactured at Hyundai Motor India’s manufacturing facility in Sriperumbudur near Chennai and will have a starting price of Rs. 2.5 lakhs for the base variant (which lacks power steering).
Interested buyers can also book a Hyundai Eon Via SMS by sending an sms “HYUNDAI EON” to 53456. Eon can be booked online also on its official website starting 1st Oct 2011.
“Hyundai is committed to offer products with advanced technology to the Indian market. All our products confirm to global quality standards. We are confident that the Eon will set a new benchmark in the Indian market with regard to styling, performance, safety and convenience. The car will provide the best-in-class design, quality and technology to our customers,” H W Park, MD and CEO, Hyundai India, said.
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