Official:Hyundai Xcent 20th Anniversary Special Edition launched, priced at INR 6.25 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) – images and details

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On May 6, 2016, Hyundai Motor India celebrated their 20th Foundation day. The company had laid the foundation of its factory in India on May 6, 1996 and later, in September 1998, commissioned their plant in Sriperumbudur near Chennai. The plant happens to be Hyundai’s first integrated car manufacturing plant outside Korea. With this celebration event at hand, the automaker had announced a 20th-anniversary special edition of their compact sedan – Hyundai Xcent.

A couple of days before its official unveil, the celebratory edition of the Hyundai Xcent was spotted undisguised. Now, the new edition of Hyundai has been launched in India at a price of INR 6.25 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom Delhi) for the petrol version and INR 7.17 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom Delhi) for the diesel. The S variant of the Xcent line up has received the special treatment for the anniversary edition. The special is priced a slightly higher than the standard S variant.

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The 20th Anniversary edition is pumped up with new features and decorations. On the exterior the Xcent gets new body graphics, a chrome finished radiator grille, a boot lid spoiler with reflector and a chrome garnish above the number plate recess. A ’20th Anniversary Celebration edition’ badge is featured on the boot lid as well. The interior features a new 6.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system and gets new sport red and black seats. Apart from these cosmetic changes and features, everything else remains the same. The new edition will be on sale for a limited period of time, so hurry up, offer valid till stocks last!

The regular Hyundai Xcent is available in both, petrol and diesel versions with the petrol power coming from a 1.2L Kappa unit and the diesel power from a 1.1L unit. The 1,197cc petrol engine makes an 81 Bhp at 6,000rpm and 113Nm at 4,000rpm. The 1,120cc diesel engine is good enough for 71 Bhp and 180 Nm. Petrol variants are rolled out with 5-speed manual transmission and a 4-speed automatic as well, whereas the diesel variants get 5-speed manual gearbox only.

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Current Prices for Special Edition Xcent are as follows: (Ex-showroom Delhi)

Xcent Petrol 1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT Diesel 2nd Gen 1.1 U2 CRDi
Special Edition (S) Solid INR 625,344 INR 717,876
Special Edition (S) Metallic INR 629,026 INR 721,607

Here is the official press release of the launch-

Hyundai Xcent Special edition

New Delhi, May 18th, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s largest exporter, and the second largest car manufacturer today introduced the special edition of  Xcent, commemorating 20 years of Foundation in India. Launched two years back ‘Xcent – The Real Family Sedan’ has become part of over 120,000 families offering unmatched performance, fuel efficiency, and safety.

The Xcent Special Edition exterior features Boot lid spoiler and stylish side body graphics for enhanced sporty appeal. Front radiator grill chrome and rear chrome garnish are added to further enhance the premium looks of the car. The interiors will include 6.2” Touch Screen Audio-Video system and sporty Red & Black seats. The vehicle will be available in “S” Trim with both petrol and diesel variants, in pure white and sleek silver color options. With safety as priority Hyundai Xcent with its strong body structure is also equipped with driver side airbags and ABS as standard from the base models.

Announcing the launch of Special Edition Xcent, Rakesh Srivastava, Sr VP Sales and Marketing, HMIL, said, “It has been a momentous two decades for Hyundai in India. In a short span of time, we have emerged as India’s most loved automobile brand. It is our continuous effort to gauge changing customer preferences and keep introducing new technology in our products to offer high value to our customers. Xcent has emerged as India’s most loved family sedan and we are confident that the Special Edition will further enhance the excitement among the customers.”

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