New Hyundai Celesta sedan unveiled at ongoing Guangzhou Auto Show in China, to be positioned between Verna and Elantra
South Korean auto major Hyundai has unveiled the Celesta sedan at the ongoing 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show in China. The sedan will go on sale in China from 2017 and it is expected to remain as a Chinese market only car. The car will be positioned between the Verna and Elantra sedan.
All-new Hyundai Celesta has been designed following the Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language, in line with the automaker’s latest models. It shares the platform with all-new Hyundai Verna and Elantra. The new Verna is expected to launch in India soon, while the Elantra has been launched already. The Celesta looks stylish and upmarket with its design.
Top variants of the sedan sport a large hexagonal front grille with sleek horizontal chrome slats. The lower variants get black mesh grille with silver garnishing. The top variants feature projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights, while the lower variants get regular headlamps. Apart from that, the Celesta also come with sleek air intake, chrome trim around fog lamps. At side profile, Hyundai’s new sedan gets a nicely curved roofline, blackened glass area, turn indicator integrated ORVMs, sleek and sharp character lines.
It runs on 16-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels giving it a bold appearance. At rear fascia, the Celesta gets wraparound taillights, deep cuts and a sculpted look. Dimensionally it measures 4,510 mm in length, 1,756 mm in width and 1,470 mm in height. The sedan also gets a 2,650 mm of wheelbase, which makes it 50 mm longer than the new Verna and 25 mm shorter than the Elantra.
Expect this car to get a stylish interior with upmarket features. On powertrain front, Hyundai Celesta takes power from a 1.6-litre four-cylinder petrol engine under the hood. This engine is capable to churn out 123 hp of peak power and 155 Nm of peak torque. For transmission duty, the Celesta gets a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
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