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Made in India Hyundai Verna to be exported to the Middle East

Team OD  | Updated: October 25, 2017, 03:58 PM IST

It has been barely two months that Hyundai launched the new-gen Verna, and the premium sedan has already started posting strong sales for the company. The new-gen Hyundai Verna received over 15,000 bookings and 1.24 lakh enquiries in 40 days of its launch in India. And now the company announced receiving the largest export order of 10,501 units of the new Verna. These cars will be manufactured at the Hyundai's plant in Chennai and will be sold as Accent in the Middle Eastern markets. Hyundai states that the company had invited 33 distributors from the Middle East that includes Saudi Arabia, Oman and UAE. In addition, Hyundai had also invited distributors from Vietnam, Philippines, Sri Lanka and other Asian countries. These distributors were given a detailed experience of the Chennai-based production facility on September 21, 2017. The presentation includes details on the product, its quality parameters, and the plant capabilities. The new-gen Hyundai Verna will also enter South Africa, Gulf and other Asian countries in early 2018.

The 2017 Hyundai Verna feels a lot more planted at highway speeds than the previous version

The company also mentioned that the new orders of the 2017 Verna will be shipped in December 2017, along with the delivery of 20,000 units by end-December 2017 in the domestic market. All these units will be sold at a special introductory price, that was committed during the product launch.

It is also known that Hyundai is working and planning on introducing as many as 16new engines and 6 gearboxes in their cars by 2022. This announcement was done at the International Powertrain Conference in Korea.These new engines will be developed in parallel to the existing plans of making electrics, hybrids and plug-in hybrids that also includes the next-gen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV).

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.31 Lakhs
Displacement
1493cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
115
Max Torque(Nm)
250
Mileage
-NA-
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