27th December, 2010
Following the unveiling of the Verna four-door sedan at the
Beijing Motor Show in April, Hyundai Motor Company has introduced an all-new Verna five-door hatch at the
8th Guangzhou Motor Show.
The all-new Verna will be built by Beijing Hyundai Motor Company, a 50-50 joint venture between Hyundai
Motor Company and Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company. The new Verna will go on sale in China in
The new Verna will be offered with a choice of two state-of-the-art Gamma petrol engines. The 1.4-litre
model will deliver a peak power output of 78.7 kW and a maximum torque of 135.4 Nm, while the 1.6-litre
model will produce 90.4 kW of peak power and maximum torque of 155 Nm.
In the Chinese market, the 1.4-litre entry level model Verna will achieve a consumption figure of 6.5
L/100 km, and when fitted with the fuel-economy package the result is 6.2 L/100 km, achieving a
In addition to the new Verna five-door hatch, Beijing Hyundai Motor Company will also build the i45
mid-sized sedan, to be known as Sonata in China and this will be introduced into the market as early as
The theme of the Guangzhou Motor Show was “Tech & Future.” Hyundai displayed a total of 19 models,
including the i45 Hybrid and BlueOn full-speed electric vehicle, demonstrating its eco-friendly technology.