Elantra springs a limited Sport Edition

By CARSIFU | 3 July 2015

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SHAH ALAM: The Hyundai Elantra line-up in Malaysia has just expanded with the entry of a Sport Edition, limited to only 999 units.

The variant gets a full sport body kit which includes the front and rear bumpers as well as the side skirts; Twin Tail Pipes; a limited edition sticker to go with the sporty outlook of the car; and a 6.2-inch Audio Visual In Car Entertainment that has Audio, DVD and Bluetooth functions (with an option to add-on a reverse camera for RM300).

The RM91,928 (on-the-road without insurance) Sport Edition, only available in Creamy White and Phantom Black,  with a limited edition car decal design that incorporates a barcode and serial number that runs from 001 to 999.

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The latest version is targeted at a younger generation of motorists.

The Sport Edition of the facelifted Elantra comes with the Gamma 1.6-litre MPI D-CVVT powerplant that is mated to a six-speed transmission,which delivers more horsepower while consuming less fuel. Its drag coefficient of 0.28 reduces wind resistance and contributes to better fuel economy. The Elantra also features the latest active and passive safety technologies to ensure maximum protection for its occupants such as the Ultra-high Tensile Strength body, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management) and HAC (Hill-Start Assist Control) – applicable across all variants.

The other variants are Elantra FL 1.6 Elegance (RM85,928.47); Elantra FL 1.6 Executive (RM96,820.57); Elantra FL 1.6 Premium (RM101, 554.66) and Elantra FL 1.8 Premium (RM115, 616.20).

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The Elantra is among a number of models and makes built by contract assembler Inokom Corp Sdn Bhd, which also assembles BMW, MINI, Mazda, Land Rover, Ford, Jinbei, and Foton cars at its Kulim plant.

In conjunction with the Hari Raya celebration, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors is introducing the ‘Glittering Raya’ promotion that offers customers up to six Limited Edition ‘Sonata 30th Anniversary’ Gold Coins with the purchase of any Hyundai models. The gold coins are made up of 999.9 pure gold and weighs 8g each.  The first 200 customers who buy the Elantra Sport Edition will be offered either two limited edition gold coins or cash rebate of up to RM3,500.