Hyundai Exter (Punch Rival) Spotted Undisguised ahead of Launch!

Hyundai Exter spotted undisguished!

Spy shots of the Upcoming Hyundai Exter gave us much better look at the design of the SUV!

Hyundai Motors will be launching the Exter in India in the coming months as we’ve got spy shots of the Exter spotted undisguised in Korea.

Hyundai Exter – What can be seen in the spy spots?

We do that the Upcoming Hyundai Exter will be build on the same platform as the i10 Nios, except the design will be completely different. At the front, it has flat bonnet with big Hyundai logo, H-shaped LED DRLs, and a black strip connecting the headlamps that could possibly be a LED light bar joining the headlamps. It has blacked out grille at the center with square headlamps which could be a projector headlamps that can also be LED for higher variants.

Then there is the cladding in matte black all over the car to contribute towards the Exter’s looks. Moving to the side, you’ll realize the SUV has boxy shape. The doors seems to be big to accommodate easy in’s and out’s of the SUV. The alloy wheels, roof rails, and A and B-pillars has the dual-tone treatment. At the rear, it has an upright tailgate with the rear windshield slightly tilted, shark fin antenna’s at the top, small roof-spoiler, flat and tall rear bumper with dual-tone finished in matte black.

The taillamps has an H-shaped in them with a big black panel with big Hyundai logo at the center, it could feature connected LED light bar for the taillamps in higher variants.

Engine1.2-litre Kappa Engine1.0-litre turbo petrol1.2-litre Bi-Fuel
Power81.8 bhp120 bhp67.72 bhp
Torque113.8 Nm172 Nm95.2 Nm
Transmission5-speed MT, 5-speed AT5-speed MT, 7-speed DCT5-speed MT

Hyundai Exter will have engine options from the Grand i10 Nios. It’ll have three engine options – The 1.2-litre petrol engine produces 81.8 bhp and 113.8 Nm of torque paired to a 5-speed Manual Transmission, and 5-speed Automatic Transmission with expected fuel efficiency of 20.1 km/l. The Exter will also have one additional petrol engine and not a diesel engine because of India’s emission norms.

It will get the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine which will produce 120 bhp and 172 Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed Manual Transmission and 7-speed DCT Transmission. The Exter could get a CNG option after it has launch, which will be the 1.2-litre Bi-Fuel which produces 67.72 bhp and 95 Nm of torque with 5-speed Manual Transmission only and no Automatic Transmission.

Hyundai Exter is expected to launch in August 2023 as the production for the SUV will begin in July 2023 and will rival the Tata Punch, Nissan Magnite, and Renault Kiger as it’s expecting to launch in the coming months and will be positioned above the Grand i10 Nios and below the Venue.

Image source: Seoul Car Spotting

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