Hyundai launches Alcazar

Hyundai Motor India on June 18 launched its premium six and seven-seater SUV, Alcazar.  Personifying opulent and grand travel experiences, Alcazar is set to enthrall customers with its go-anywhere attitude, said the company.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “Hyundai Alcazar is the personification of our customers’ aspirations, giving them the ability to travel together with family and friends for a happy life and quality time. Offering superlative performance, comfort and convenience, Hyundai Alcazar will fortify our leadership position in the SUV segment.”

According to a press release, the SUV has been developed to epitomise premium travel experiences while perfectly emulating Hyundai’s global design identity of ‘sensuous sportiness’. The bold and dynamic design of Alcazar personifies absolute power and premium-ness, with a confident and imposing stance, it said further.

Hyundai Alcazar, said the release, is based on six key pillars: bold exteriors, captivating interiors, comfortable and Versatile Space, advanced connectivity, athletic performance and reassuring safety

Drawing inspiration from Spanish royal palaces and castles built during 8th to 15th century that are referred to as Alcazar, the new SUV is a symbol of premium-ness, power and rugged elegance. It is here to redefine benchmarks among six and seven-seater SUVs, added the release.  

With muscular crease lines and an extended hood profile, the façade of Hyundai Alcazar creates an impressive road presence. The dark chrome exterior signature cascading grille offers a magnificent appeal while solid front skid plate boosts the rugged elegance of the SUV. Alcazar offers smart packaging with best-in-class wheelbase and low turning radius thereby making it highly manoeuvrable in the city and on highways.

The cockpit-Inspired interior design on Hyundai Alcazar delivers an immersive user experience that is in a class apart, according to the press release. . Projecting a plush and opulent in car feel, the premium dual tone cognac brown interiors inspire a warm and earthy ambience while perfectly harmonising with comfortable and spacious seating, it said.

Hyundai Alcazar has been equipped with a variety of advanced features and fitments, which include 26.03 cm multi display digital cluster, 26.03 cm HD touchscreen system, 64 colours ambient lighting, perforated leather D-cut Steering and cockpit-inspired perforated gear knob and piano-black interior finish.

The SUV will feature a Bose premium sound system (eight-speaker) that delivers a ‘theatre-like experience’, said the release further. It also features a voice-enabled smart panoramic sunroof.

Alcazar offers ample seating space, legroom and headroom for all three rows of passengers. It is designed to maximise driver comfort while creating a seamless interface between humans and technology. With a unique and flexible seating configuration, Alcazar caters to various demands of modern SUV buyers for family travel, group outings and leisurely business travel.

The SUV has a boot space of 180 litres behind the third tow and can also accommodate luggage for small family outings with flexibility of storing large amount of luggage.

To meet the needs of new age customers, Alcazar is offered with advanced Hyundai Blue Link with enhanced voice recognition commands and over-the-air updates.

The SUV is offered with four powerful powertrain options – 2.0 l petrol MPi engine (6AT/6MT) and 1.5 l diesel CRDi engine (6AT/6MT).

The vehicle has been equipped with a host of safety features offering superior protection and a safe drive for everyone. Hyundai has incorporated a host of active and passive safety features that fortify occupant safety. It will be offered with blind view monitor and surround view monitor with 360° camera. The vehicle also incorporates six airbags and front and rear parking sensors.