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Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS ‘Sportz’ 1.0L turbo-petrol launched at INR 7.68 lakh

Nizam Shaikh
Written by Nizam Shaikh

Hyundai Motors India Limited has launched the sportier iteration of the Hyundai i10 NIOS with a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine at the price of INR 7.68 lakh ex-showroom, India. The new i10 NIOS variant is called ‘Sportz’ which is offered in two dual-tone colours – Fiery Red with Black Roof and Polar White with Black Roof along with the single tone – Aqua Teal and Polar White external paints. The i10 NIOS Sportz will also feature an all-black cabin with red accents. 

Powering the Hyundai i10 NIOS Sportz is a BS6 emission compliant 1.0-litre Turbo-Gasoline Direct Injection (T-GDi) engine that produces 100 ps of power and 166.9 Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.

On the outside, the Hyundai i10 NIOS Sportz features a gloss black grille with boomerang LED daytime running lights, sweptback projector headlamp units, rounded fog lights with triangular bezels that flank the bumper and a ‘Turbo’ badge on the grille to differentiate the Sportz from the regular variants. On the side, the i10 NIOS Sportz comes with 15-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, body-coloured door handles, blacked-out B-pillar and window lines. On the rear, the i10 NIOS comes with a combination tail light, Turbo badging on the tailgate and a faux skid plate on the rear bumper.

On the inside, the car comes with a Sporty black interior with red accents on the seats and AC vents. The i10 NIOS Sportz features such as steering mounted controls, digital-analogue instruments cluster, a centrally mounted touchscreen infotainment system, textured dashboard and door pads, dashboard tray, rear AC vents, rear power outlets and cooled glove box.

To put things into perspective the other variants of the Hyundai i10 NIOS are powered by a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre Kappa petrol engine that produces 83 ps of power and 113.7 Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed manual or AMT gearbox and another, 1.2-litre U2 CRDi diesel engine that produces 75 ps of power and 190.2 Nm of torque coupled to a 5-speed manual or an AMT gearbox.

The Hyundai i10 NIOS Sportz in the single tone paint is offered at INR 7.68 lakh ex-showroom, India and the NIOS Sportz with the dual-tone paint is priced at INR 7.73 lakh ex-showroom, India.