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Hyundai will begin to develop the production version of the pickup Santa Cruz in November

Hyundai will begin to develop the production version of the pickup Santa Cruz in November

The development of the production version of the concept pickup Hyundai Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept must be approved in November 2015. This is with reference to the head of the US division of the company Dave Zukowski said the publication Car and Driver. The decision was made after a prototype won positive reviews on the Auto Show in Detroit, where he was introduced.

According to unofficial information, the new product will be based on Tucson and get a five-seat interior. Most likely, the car will be equipped with a gasoline engine 1.6-liter. Engine power will vary from 136 to 176 hp depending on the modification of a pickup.

It is also expected to appear a diesel version of the car. Under the hood of this modification will be installed 2.0-liter turbo engine. Engine power will be 190 hp and 406 Nm of torque.

Earlier, the company announced that the model will be focused on “the younger generation of urban adventurers” that require pickup function and stylish appearance crossover. The concept is a hexagonal grille, LED optics and fog lamps. Pick-up is also equipped with a small alloy wheels that are “shod” in the Michelin tires, and Brembo brake calipers yellow.