Together with the up to date Seltos with new emblem, Kia can be anticipated to launch Seltos Gravity Version
A bit of greater than every week in the past, we reported that Kia will probably be making a ‘huge announcement’ on April 27 and that this announcement is with reference to its mid-size SUV Seltos. It looks as if the Seltos line-up is all set to get up to date from the mentioned date with new emblem in addition to a brand new particular version.
Forward of the launch Kia has shared a cryptic put up on its social media handles. With a picture that includes an apple atop a guide and a caption that learn, “The one who requested ‘Why’.”, the corporate indicated the launch of Gravity Version of Seltos. The reference to gravity right here is the apple within the pic. The Gravity Version of the compact crossover first made its debut in South Korea in July final yr.
In comparison with the usual mannequin, Gravity Version of Seltos comes with a bunch of updates each on the outside and inside. Essentially the most important replace on this particular mannequin’s exterior styling is a chrome studded sample on its entrance grille as a substitute of a signature ‘Tiger Nostril’ grille.
Different distinct highlights embody 18-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, silver end on the ORVMs, door garnish and larger skid plates at entrance and rear. We will additionally count on some new color choices to be provided with this variant as properly. It stays to be seen if the India-spec Gravity version comes with similar options as Korea-spec.
Inside & Options provided
Contained in the cabin, the Gravity Version sports activities a brand new grey-black color theme. Based mostly on the top-spec trim, it’s anticipated to be full of all tech wizardry. Therefore it can provide options similar to a ten.25-inch touchscreen appropriate with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, UVO related automobile tech, Bose audio system, ambient lighting, a 7-inch TFT driver’s instrument show, wi-fi telephone charger, lane maintain help and extra. As per our earlier report, a panoramic sunroof can be anticipated to make the checklist.
Powertrain, Transmission Choices
Aside from all these exterior updates and have additions, this particular variant can be prone to boast Kia’s new model emblem that comes with a brand new model marketing campaign that states, “Motion that evokes”. Nonetheless, there are hardly any possibilities of mechanical updates.
It’s anticipated to be provided in all three engine options- a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol, 1.4-litre turbo petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel mill. Transmission choices will embody a 6-speed handbook, a 6-speed torque converter, a CVT and a 7-speed DCT gearbox.
Being based mostly on the top-spec trim, it’s prone to have a worth above the present high Seltos variant. Since Kia has rejigged and trimmed Seltos’ lineup in India twice- as soon as final yr and as soon as only in the near past, a brand new top-spec trim with premium appears to be like and extra options is probably going to supply a refreshing contact to the SUV and additional improve its attraction.