Hyundai Motor has unveiled the latest vehicle in its line-up of stylish SUVs, the KONA compact SUV. The KONA SUV is designed to appeal to modern customers with active lifestyles. The SUV joins Tucson, Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport in a growing line-up of Hyundai Motor SUVs. The KONA will go on sale in Korea later this month, followed by North America and Europe.
The Kona adopts Hyundai Motor’s new family identity, the Cascading Grille, featuring a sporty mesh pattern, flanked by exceptional wing-type fenders that dominate the front design. The slim brake lights, turn indicators and reverse lamp are placed in a separate configuration and make the rear attractive too. In addition to the instantly recognizable shape, a number of playful color variations allow buyers to customize their KONA.
The roof is finished with a two-tone color scheme, providing high contrast between the body and wheels. The new KONA is offered with a combination of gasoline and diesel engines of various power outputs – dependent on the market. A 2.0-litre MPI Atkinson engine, a Gamma 1.6T-GDI engine and the Hyundai’s downsized 1.0 T-GDI turbocharged three-cylinder engine are on offer.
At the world premiere of the all-new KONA, Hyundai Motor unveiled a special edition that shares the name of the Marvel’s heroic and powerful character – Iron Man. With greater width the KONA Iron Man Special Edition, special LEDs headlights, a matt grey hood, embellished with red and gold accents, are some of the highlight of the Iron Man Edition. The special edition will go on display at Hyundai Motor’s newest Motor studio in Goyang, South Korea for a month following its global reveal.