Hyundai is preparing for the premiere of a long-wheelbase version of the Creta, designed for six or seven people. As the Indian edition of Autocarindia.com found out, the novelty will be presented on April 6, 2021, and it will debut under its own name Alcazar.
It is known about the model that it is intended primarily for India, and will share all units and assemblies with the usual “Creta”, which is sold on the local market. The three-row Alcazar will be offered in both seven and six-seat configurations. In the first case, separate “captain’s” chairs with an armrest between them, equipped with cup holders, storage space and wireless charging for a smartphone will be installed on the second row. The seven-seater variant will have a standard sofa in the back.
Earlier, the Indian media have already published spy photos of Alcazar, not only of the exterior, but also of the interior. According to preliminary data, the long-wheelbase crossover will be radically different from the usual Creta: the Alcazar will have a different front bumper and a different radiator grille, as well as offer wheels of the original design for the model.
Alcazar will receive a fully digital instrument panel and a 10.25-inch touchscreen multimedia system. According to preliminary data, the list of equipment will also include a rear-view mirror with an auto-dimming function, a panoramic roof, LED daytime running lights and two-tone faux leather seat upholstery illuminated in the photos.
The Alcazar engine range will include a 1.5-liter 115 horsepower gasoline engine and a turbodiesel of the same volume and power. The top will be the 140-horsepower 1.4 petrol turbo engine. Transmission – a six-speed manual gearbox, a seven-speed “robot” with two clutches or a variator.