Hyundai’s Casper is here to take on the likes of the Tata Punch, and these two micro-SUVs have been hyping the segment even before their launch. Even for Hyundai, this is an introduction of a new sub-class SUV that aims to cater to the city dwellers with an active lifestyle. Likewise, the term ‘CASPER’ is inspired by the technology of landing a skateboard upside down. We’ve listed key details about the Casper that you should know.
Casper has a total length of 3,595mm, a wheelbase of 2,400mm, a full width of 1,595mm, and a total height of 1,575mm. It is said to be launched with a 1.0-litre MPI N.A engine (basic model) and a 1.0-litre T-GDI engine (active model)
The active model applys a circular intercooler intake and mesh-type grille to the front. The front design features a separate layout with a turn signal lamp at the top and the iconic round LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) at the bottom, a futuristic parametric pattern grille, and a wide skid plate, giving Casper a unique style.
The character emblem for Casper, which is shaped like a smiling person, is installed on the top of the rear door handle. In addition, the rear door handle is applied as a hidden type to the window glass part to add a sophisticated and neat impression. Also, The rear door handle is hidden within the glass part.
Aimed as a balanced option between a compact car and a compact SUV, the Casper could be an extremely popular product, enabling customers of entry-level segments to purchase a micro-SUV. It is expected to launch in India next year, and will also rival the Maruti Suzuki Ignis alongside the soon-to-be launched Tata Punch.