The new monocoque chassis on the brand new Hyundai Creta is made from 74.three per cent High Strength Steel and weighs simply 300kgs
- Last Updated: March 11, 2020, 9:41 AM IST
- Edited by: Anirudh SK
After dominating the phase for years since its launch, the Hyundai Creta confirmed a slight slowdown after the entry of Kia Seltos available in the market. However, the Korean producer had a befitting reply within the type of a new-gen Creta. The automotive was first launched in China and was lately unveiled on the 2020 Auto Expo in India. The automotive will quickly be launched this month and we obtained a better take a look at it on the Hyundai’s plant in Chennai.
However, out of the varied highlights briefed by the corporate, the one which caught our consideration was the brand new ‘Superstructure’ monocoque development, which as per the producer is robust sufficient to help 2 fully-grown African elephants that weigh roughly 5,400 kg every. This strongly means that the Creta might be one of many most secure merchandise within the C-SUV phase in India.
The new monocoque is made up of 74.three per cent Advanced High Strength Steel. It also needs to be famous that the Creta shouldn’t be the primary car in Hyundai’s lineup to get the Superstructure monocoque chassis. The Elantra too ships with the identical factor and is claimed to have the ability to face up to the burden of seven extra Elantras positioned above it.
It can be fairly spectacular that the chassis of the new-gen Creta will weight simply 300kg. With this, Hyundai may very effectively be a formidable ranking by NCAP. Also, all of the variants of the brand new Creta include important security options together with ABS, EBD, ESP, Dual entrance airbags, ISOFIX baby seat anchorage and influence sensing door lock amongst others.
In India, the Creta will include three engine variants together with 1.5-litre petrol, 1.5-litre turbo-diesel and a 1.4-litre turbo-petrol. Out of those the 1.5-litre choices can be obtainable with each handbook in addition to automated transmission, whereas the 1.4-litre possibility will solely be obtainable with a 7-speed DCT and steering mounted paddle-shifters.