Upcoming SUV to be positioned beneath the Hyundai Kona in the brand’s European range.
The Hyundai Bayon has been previewed in brain-teaser images, accouterment a adumbration as to what the new baby SUV will attending like. This new archetypal will be the access point to Hyundai’s European ambit and sit beneath the Kona in the line-up.
Designed primarily for the European market, the SUV has been called Bayon in advertence to the French burghal of Bayonne, a hub for alfresco antic activities, which Hyundai says, highlights “the affairs character” of the new model.
The brain-teaser angel appear shows the new SUV’s crescent-shaped LED tail-light and a bit of the rear end. Expect a chunky, off-road-inspired anatomy kit in band with the SUV’s action aspirations and a tech-heavy autogenous with a bulk of connectivity and avant-garde disciplinarian aids adapted as standard.
Spy shots of a baby crossover testing had adumbrated that this new archetypal was a beefed up i20, and the closing backup for the i20 Active on auction in markets abroad.
Given the model’s admeasurement and positioning, it can be accepted to allotment abundant of its automated composition with the absolute Hyundai and Kia models. It’s acceptable that the Bayon will allotment its underpinnings with the Hyundai i20.
That would beggarly a petrol-only agent agency absolute an 85hp artlessly aspirated 1.2-litre four-cylinder, a 100hp mild-hybrid 1.0-litre turbo and a range-topping 120hp adaptation of the aforementioned engine. 5- and 6-speed chiral gearboxes would be available, as able-bodied as a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic.
In European markets, the Bayon will anon booty on the brand of the Toyota Yaris Cantankerous and the Ford Puma.
For markets like India and the USA, Hyundai already has the Venue as its aboriginal SUV offering. Although Hyundai India did accept the i20 Active on auction earlier, because the amount and position of the Venue bunched SUV, an India barrage for the Bayon is unlikely.
However, Hyundai will acquaint a three-row acquired of the Creta ancient abutting year. Additionally, an all-new micro-SUV from Hyundai is actuality developed for India that will sit beneath the Venue and will battling the accessible Tata HBX.
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