Hyundai Motor India Ltd on Tuesday launched its much awaited mid-sized sedan ‘The Next Gen Verna’ at the opulent J W Marriott, Aerocity amidst much fanfare. The glam quotient was amped up by the presence corporate honchos, media persons and high profile bloggers.
The Next Gen Verna will come in four manual and two automatic variants. First 20,000 customers will be able to take benefit of introductory prices starting at Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The prices will rise after that. Verna is one of the most loved brand globally with over 8.8 million customers in 66 countries and 3.18 lakh units sold in India . The Next Gen Verna is ‘Intelligent by Design’, it is developed on four strong pillars: Futuristic Design, Dynamic Performance , Super Safety and New Technology & Advanced Features.
Speaking at the launch of The Next Gen Verna, Mr. Y K Koo, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said,
“ The Next Gen Verna is ‘Intelligent by Design’ and an All-rounder car with Human Technology Connect comprising Futuristic Design, Smart Connect, Ingenious Detailing, Superior Dynamics and Super Body Structure for new age aspirational customers. The Verna brand has been a landmark product in Hyundai growth story winning many prestigious accolades worldwide. The Next Gen Verna is engineered to deliver excellence in all core areas of Styling, Performance, Technology, Safety and Ride & Handling creating a new benchmark in the sedan segment.”
Mr Amit Dhaundiyal, Product Manager, Hyundai Motor India Limited said,
“The features of Next Gen Verna is futuristic with technicalities best in class. It has an exceptional aerodynamic design and superior engineering.” He added, “The fifth generation Verna comes with a powerful and fuel efficient 1.6ltr petrol and diesel engines paired with both manual and automatic transmissions for enthusiastic and exhilarating driving experience.
Mr H S Ha, Design Director, Hyundai Motor Company on the launch of The Next Gen Verna illuminated on the ideation, design and engineering of the 5th Generation Next Gen Verna. The fifth generation Verna is based on a newly developed K2 platform and has been developed with an investment of Rs 1,040 crore. The all new Verna will be available in 7 colors (four new colors) keeping selection of color spectrum with Indian customer in mind and to match with sporty and dynamic characteristics of Next Gen Verna. It ranges from flame orange to phantom black. He said,
The 5th Generation Verna is the most loved global brand with over 8.8 million customers in more than 66 countries. Hyundai never rest on its achievements….The 5th Generation Next Gen Verna is a car ‘Intelligent by Design” which is a result of continuous R&D efforts to bring out a sedan featuring human technology connect with futuristic design, smart connect, ingenious detailing, superior dynamics, and super body structure and introduction of new technologies in Indian market. The next Gen Verna is ‘Beyond the Ordinary’.
Premium & Segment Unique Features
The Next Gen Verna comes loaded with a host of premium and segment unique comfort features. It has Front Ventilated seats which is a first in this for keeping seats cool in hot weather of Delhi and most parts of India. You get hands free access to the boot when your hands are full with shopping bags. The Smart Trunk automatically unlocks and pops-out when the you stand within a distance of a meter behind the car with smart key for more than 3 seconds. The new electrically controlled Smart Sunroof gives a sense of openness and premium ambiance inside the cabin.
Next Gen Verna comes fully loaded with an infotainment dashboard having 7.0 inch touchscreen, Apple Carplay, Android Auto and Mirror Link for seamless integration of app based navigation, streaming audio, voice controlled search capabilities and smartphone applications. cooled seats, rear AC vents, rear curtain, six airbags, rear parking sensors, patented Eco coating technology for AC vents which kills bacteria and ensures odor free and fresh air for a comfortable and pleasant journey. Next Gen Verna also comes with complete 3 years unlimited kilometers warranty.
The dynamic new feature Hyundai Auto Link is for the tech-savvy Next Gen customers that lets you stay connected with your car even from the comfort of your home. The vehicle health check, Driving information, Road side assistance, Driving History, Eco Driving and Vehicle Health history all can be checked with click of button.
Hyundai Launches Global Sedan Next Gen Verna in the price band of Rs 7.99-12.23 lakh for petrol variants while the diesel trims are tagged between Rs 9.19-12.61 lakh. It will be available in an array of 7 exterior color options with 12 Variants.
The Design Engineer at Hyundai rightly put this car as a showcase of Sportiness, Sophistication and Elegance.
Hyundai’s Next Gen Verna is pitched against Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and Volkswagen Vento. The competition in the mid size sedan category in India has become exciting as Hyundai launches Global Sedan Next Gen Verna.
Planning to buy a new car this Diwali, then avail of the introductory offer for this elegant sedan. Remember! Offer is available for first 20,000 cars only.
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